Headline UK are delighted to announce confirmation of the release of Michael Jackson: Life of a Legend.
On sale in the UK on July 17 and in the New Zealand and Australian market on July 30 Michael Jackson: Life of a Legend, is the ultimate celebration of the performer’s life following his untimely death.
Headline UK (an imprint of Hachette NZ) has acquired world rights to Michael Jackson: Life
of a Legend, the first celebration of the performer’s life following his tragic and untimely death.
Available in store from July 30, this lavish, full-colour, illustrated book will feature over 200
images taken from the Daily Mirror’s unrivalled pictures archives.
Respected music writer and journalist, Michael Heatley (author of over 30 books including
biographies on Rolf Harris, John Lennon, Deep Purple, John Peel, Bon Jovi and Neil Young)
has drawn on his five years of research into the Jackson family to tell Michael’s story from his
earliest days in the Jackson 5, through the glory days of Thriller (still the world’s all time biggest
selling pop album), to the planned comeback tour. With top-class photography and full support
from the Daily Mirror, this will be the ultimate book for fans.
Carly Cook, Headline UK Non Fiction Publisher says:
‘We are thrilled to be publishing the first celebration
of such an amazing artist. The book is going to be
gorgeous and a fitting tribute to a legendary
performer. It will be an absolute must-have for any
Jackson’s sudden and untimely death has created an
outpouring of grief not seen since Princess Diana or
Elvis. Jackson crossed the generations with his music
and extraordinary choreography. Michael Jackson:
Life of a Legend, will celebrate that talent.
This book is not a tell-all, it is a fitting tribute to a