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Roy Rogers (Elton John)

Remember when rock was young? Remember when you and your friends had so much fun? We do and to help us all relive the biggest kicks we ever got, The Flood Gallery has invited Canadian illustrator and print-maker Miles Tsang to create this homage to Britain’s musical legend, Elton John.
Titled ‘Roy Rogers’ after the song from his 1973 album ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’, Tsang’s unique and eye-catching artwork has taken us back to those days of hoppin’ and a boppin’ and a dreamin’.
Released at 2pm EST (7pm GMT) on Friday January 17, this poster will be available from and in our flagship store in London’s Greenwich Market open 7 days a week 10:00 - 18:00
Each 18 x 24” poster will be signed and numbered by the artist and is a five-colour screenprint, limited to just 80 copies and costs just £25 (approx $38 US)

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Glam Messiah

 The Glam Messiah

Commissioned by The Flood Gallery, this stunning limited edition art print will be available from 7pm GMT this Friday 3rd May 2013.

Illustrated and screen printed by world renowned artist Justin Hampton "Glam Messiah" has been screen printed using magnificent eight colour pearlescent metallic inks. Available in two sizes 18 x 24" and 9 x 12" with the main edition on 100lb acid free paper stock and three variants on holographic foil, sparkle foil and gold velvet.

We will exclusively be taking online orders for the U.K and international locations except for the USA and Canada where orders should be placed through Justin Hamptons own website HERE. Refunds will be given to USA and Canadian orders if processed through Flood Gallery website.

18 x 24" prints signed & numbered by Justin Hampton

9 x 12" prints signed by Justin Hampton

See prices below

Acid free paper stock 18 x 24" edition of 150, £40     

Sparkle Foil 18 x 24" edition of 40, £80

Holographic Foil 18 x 24" edition of 40, £80

Gold Velvet 18 x 24" edition of 40, £120

Acid free paper stock 9 x 12", £16     

Sparkle Foil 9 x 12", £25

Holographic Foil 9 x 12", £25

Gold Velvet 9 x 12", £35

For further information on the selection of prints and outstanding value and wide options on our framing please contact us HERE.

Prices stated are excluding shipping.

All prints are shipped using sturdy tubes and are carefully wrapped in Kraft paper.

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Wilko Johnson


Sunday 17th March 2013 sees the highly anticipated release of the official Wilko Johnson
“The Last Tour” poster. Designed by 2013 Acker Award winner Chuck Sperry, the poster
is strictly limited to 325 only. Printed four colours on archival cream paper, hand signed
and numbered by the artist. Measurements: 22x32”.

The interest in this print has been phenomenal. Please do get in touch HERE to order your
copy as soon as possible.

Read Wilko’s inspiring story below:

Cult musician Wilko Johnson “so alive” as death approaches

By Jeremy Gaunt

Wilko Johnson, cult guitarist from 1970s beat band Dr Feelgood and herald of English
punk rock, is on a high – even though he is dying of pancreatic cancer.

The musician, songwriter and sometime actor has watched with amazement as a
planned tour of farewell concerts sold out and interest has surged in almost anything he
has touched, including the 2009 award-winning documentary “Oil City Confidential.”

One British newspaper has even affectionately dubbed him the country’s latest “national
treasure”.“Why didn’t we think of this 20 years ago?” Johnson told Reuters, at home a
few miles from his Canvey Island birthplace, near where the Thames estuary opens into
the English Channel.

It is the kind of joke, accompanied by a devilish laugh,that makes death far easier to talk
about than expected.

Johnson, 65, will happily tell you that learning last month that the end of his life is
probably less than a year away has not all been negative, with an almost “euphoric”
feeling keeping some of his darker traits seem totally in check.

“It makes you feel so alive,” he said. “Just walking down the street, man, everything
looks really intense. Any little thing you look at, it almost gives you a kind of childlike

“I’m a miserable so-and-so. I suffer from depression and everything … but all that stuff
whatever it was I used to worry about – it doesn’t matter. What’s gone, what is and what
will be, do not matter.”

What he fears is not death but getting sick. The concerts lined up for February and
March depend on his health.

“I’m not going on stage sick. I’m not going to have someone pushing me around in a
wheelchair. They’d have to push fast,” said Johnson, whose stage presence is frenetic.


Johnson’s initial heyday was in the early 1970s when Dr Feelgood was bashing out
driving R&B rock in pubs and clubs while others such as Pink Floyd and David Bowie
grabbed the headlines with prog and glitter.

It was a precursor of the punk music that would soon sweep across Britain’s music

With a distinctly geeky pudding-bowl haircut and a manic stare, Johnson became
renowned for strutting like a musical automaton in front of lead singer Lee Brilleaux, who
died in 1994, also of cancer.

Johnson’s guitar style added to the aura. A left-hander who plays right-handed, he
employs an unusual picking and strumming style that allows him to master a staccato
lead and rhythm at the same time.

“When I was a schoolboy and I started learning to play, I learnt left-handed. Well, I was
rubbish. Everybody at school played better than me,” he said.

He solved the problem by switching to right-hand guitar and learning all over again. The
result can be mesmerizing.

“It is done with choppy chords and chopping off chords short and in doing so you can
make percussive patterns with it.”

Johnson, who is almost always just called Wilko (his name at birth was John Wilkinson),
moved on from Dr Feelgood to spend some time with the Ian Dury & The Blockheads
and form the Wilko Johnson Band which released its last album in 2005.

His eccentricity pretty much stole the limelight in “Oil City Confidential”, a documentary
about Dr Feelgood and the petrochemical hub that is Canvey Island.

It turned out not to be his only foray into film. Sometime after – and as a result of his
manic performance in “Oil City”, he believes – he was cast in television’s “Game of
Thrones”, playing executioner Ser Ilyn Payne who had his tongue ripped out.

“Basically, all I had to do was go around giving people menacing looks. I can do that,” he

But it is the music for which Johnson will be remembered with his passion passed on to
his son, Simon, who plays guitar in a band called Eight Rounds Rapid.

“Nothing like me,” Johnson said. “He taught himself. Well, you don’t listen to your dad,
do you?

“I haven’t any botherations about death. So far, so good. Happy.”

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The Flood Gallery welcomes Gary Houston

This weekend ( the 15th & 16th of September ) we are excited that the legendary poster artist Gary Houston will be on site! He will be sketching, signing prints, and talking about his iconic art works. Gary is a well established poster artist having produced works for people such as Black Rebel Motor Cycle Club, Ringo Star, BB King, Willie Nelson and Elvis Costello.

He is also bringing with him a large collection of his back catalogue of gig posters and prints which will be available to buy this weekend in store and online.

So please drop by the Gallery this weekend between 1pm and 3pm to meet Gary or check out our new extended Gary Houston collection online.


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