FOR YOUR SAKE:  Inside the Making of Shinedown's Amaryllis

FOR YOUR SAKE: Inside the Making of Shinedown's Amaryllis

By Jonah Bayer & Atlantic Records

  • Release Date : 2012-03-26
  • Genre : Music
  • FIle Size : 213.36 MB
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FOR YOUR SAKE: Inside the Making of Shinedown's Amaryllis Remember the days of poring over your favorite band's expansive album artwork and liner notes while listening to the music, trying to get a deeper sense of what went into the creation of the record? Multi-platinum rock band Shinedown wants to bring that experience back - but in a bigger, better, and fully immersive way, only for the iPad.

FOR YOUR SAKE: Inside the Making of Shinedown's Amaryllis is an interactive album experience that tells the official story of Shinedown's new album, Amaryllis, through over 75 beautifully designed pages of words, stunning never-before-seen photos, videos, and more. Written by rock journalist Jonah Bayer and produced by Atlantic Records, FOR YOUR SAKE offers the only authorized account of the band's follow-up to their massively successful album, The Sound of Madness. The book takes the reader inside the story in a truly innovative way using Apple's new iBooks 2 - a first of its kind for a major recording artist.

Featuring four jam-packed sections of content:

• PART I: MAKING AMARYLLIS: Taking the reader inside the creative and recording processes and exploring the journey of the band's evolution through the making of the album.

• PART II: INSIDE SHINEDOWN: Revealing the band dynamics and how the four members worked together through both successes and struggles to make their vision of Amaryllis a reality.

• INSIDE THE SONGS with Brent Smith: In his own words, frontman and principle songwriter Brent Smith dissects the album track-by-track, providing unique insight and perspective about the genesis of the album's songs, including high-quality video commentary.

• INSIDE THE ARTWORK with David Harrigan: The Atlantic Records Creative Director who designed the album's complex artwork explains what went into this extremely rewarding process, dissecting the intricate elements of the beautiful piece of art. It also features an interactive image that lets the user explore the artwork on their own by diving into the individual elements to learn the meaning of their symbolism.

For both fans of Shinedown and music-tech enthusiasts everywhere, this book is a one-of-a-kind experience that's not to be missed.


  • Amazing !

    By Cazz1992
    Would recommend this to any shine down fan, I couldn't put it down. Such an amazing look into the making of the album and what went on with each band member,would give it 10 stars if I could
  • Must have for diehard fans

    By ValentinaLeon319
    Shinedown fan for years, but I love the Amaryllis album and reading about the whole concept behind it was incredibly interesting and I love how they've all been so open, Brent especially and I find my admiration for them growing more and more the more I follow them. Having the recordings of Brent and the picture pages (with some fantastic photography of the bands and the individual members) added a different aspect which I enjoyed. In short, I love this book! Anyone who loves Shinedown to a 'hopeless fangirl/boy' level needs to get this. It's epic. I hope you guys go far, you deserve it. I'll see you in Manchester in October, I saw you in February, but I'm so glad you're coming back.
  • Stunning B&W photography

    By Pranay Manocha
    I am a huge Shinedown fan and a photography enthusiast. The black & white photos in this book are amazing and quite striking. This book is worth the purchase just for this unusual insight into the band.