→ 18 May 13 at 4 pm
I photographed him clutching a statue of a nymph in a garden. While I was shooting he drifted off into his own world. He was holding the statue so tightly his knuckles went white. Tears streamed down his cheeks.
I felt guilty. I felt like I was intruding on a part of his life that was no business of mine. I was wondering how to tell him the session had finished - how to break the spell - when I heard Nicky Wire laughing. He shouted: ‘Fucking hell, Richey. You’ll do anything to be in the NME…’ - Kevin Cummins.