Interview with Maryanne Bilham – The Go-Go’s God Bless The Go-Go’s album cover

Interview with photographer Maryanne Bilham about her photograph for the cover of God Bless The Go-Go’s, by The Go-Go’s

photo, album cover, Maryanne Bilham

God Bless The Go-Go’s by Maryanne Bilham

To follow up my interview with photographer Robert Knight, I interviewed his wife, partner and fellow photographer Maryanne Bilham about the photo she took for the cover of the Go-Go’s 2001 release titled God Bless The Go-Go’s.

Of course, then, it would take a photographer with a strong sense of how modern women should be interpreted visually to create just the perfect set of images for the cover of the first new Go-Gos record in 17 years. They found that in Maryanne Bilham, who shares her recollections of the process of turning “good time girls” into Saints in today’s interview.

While the resulting image raised the hackles of the religious right, fans of the band thought it an applicable tribute – enjoy the read, now posted on the RockPaperPhoto.com site – http://www.rockpaperphoto.com/blog/photographer-maryanne-bilham-and-the-memorable-cover-art-for-“god-bless-the-go-go’s”-2001-release/

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