Spike Jonze Announces Forthcoming ‘Beastie Boys’ Photo Book

first_imgSpike Jonze has announced a forthcoming Beastie Boys photo book that chronicles his work with the rap trio. The book will feature text from surviving Beastie Boys members Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz and Michael “Mike D” Diamond. The book is set for release on March 17th.Jonze, the American filmmaker, photographer, and actor, is well-known for his decades of work with the rap trio. In addition to directing music videos, designing album covers, and helping to write a memoir, Jonze has even directed a stage show with the New York-based group.Beastie Boys will be Jonze’s first photo book and it will contain 256 pages of photos highlighting his time with Mike D, Ad-Rock, and the late Adam “MCA” Yauch. It will cover everything from the early “Sabotage” music video to “The Sounds of Science” album cover.The book is sure to satisfy the needs of Beastie Boys enthusiasts as well as fans of photography and hip-hop in general. Fans are certainly familiar with the work Jonze and the Beastie Boys have collaborated on. It’s a decades-long relationship that has produced some of the most iconic images of the three-piece.However, Jonze’s Beastie Boys will focus on a different aspect of the relationship between Spike Jonze and the Beastie Boys. It will chronicle the never-before-seen and take fans on a journey behind the scenes. It will also feature new text by Ad-Rock and Mike D in addition to an afterword written by Jonze.Fans can pre-order a copy of the book, due out on March 17th, here.last_img read more