Inside the Rolling Stones: 50 eBook
1 November 2012

Following this summer’s incredible worldwide success of The Rolling Stones: 50, the only official 50th anniversary book of the greatest rock’n’roll band in the world, Thames & Hudson is delighted to announce the release of the enhanced eBook, and one which is set to shape things to come in the world of digital publishing.

Created and designed specifically for the iBookstore and which the band themselves curated, The Rolling Stones: 50 enhanced eBook traces their astounding career, decade by decade and in their own words.

Offering the highest levels of interactivity – and a number of surprises – to the eBook experience, simply tap to take a closer look at any of the 1,200+ images (photographs and memorabilia), scroll through archival negative strips of the band in concert and flick over the hundreds of options to curate and customise your own picture sequences. For speedy navigation, a simple pinch enables a chain of scrolling thumbnails of the entire enhanced eBook.

Additional features and content – unique to iBookstore version – include:

Substantial and rare audio-visual material of the band on and off stage through the decades
Pop-up playlists of their major performances
An interactive world tour map, showing the key events, recording and concert locations around the globe
A standalone scroll-through gallery of posters and flyers
A vault of 100 additional rare and unseen photographs of the band from the Daily Mirror’s own archive
Sneak-preview scrolling chapter openers

The Rolling Stones 50 eBook will be instore following the premiere of Crossfire Hurricane, Brett Morgen’s new film about the band and ahead of their new greatest hits album, GRRR! (12 November).

The Rolling Stones 50 eBook is now available from iBookstore on iPad, iPhone or iPod touch or at:, and other digital bookstores.


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