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Photos of what musicians request on tour

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As much as we may tut, if we were blessed with immense fame and power, we'd probably ask for something a little bit more than a bag of pretzels if we were on tour.

Henry Hargreaves has looked at some of the riders for famous musicians and recreated exactly what they ask for in a series of awesome pictures. From Britney's eccentric inclusion of a picture of Princess Diana to Al Green's slightly creepy request of just roses, they're an eye-opening look backstage.

You can see more of Henry's excellent work here.

Beyonce

Juicy baked chicken, heavily seasoned: garlic, sea salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper. Beyoncé can only have Pepsi products.

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Marilyn Manson

Gummi bears

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Mariah Carey

Cristal champagne, bendy straws

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Rihanna

Hard-boiled eggs, turkey bacon, turkey sausage, at any time throughout the day. Please be prepared!

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Van Halen

Herring in sour cream, large tube of KY jelly, M&Ms (Warning: absolutely no brown ones).

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New Kids On The Block

Häagen-Dazs ice cream, Oreo cookies.

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Lady Gaga

Small plate of cheese (non-smelly, non-sweaty), on ice.

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Frank Sinatra

One bottle each: Absolute, Jack Daniel’s, Chivas Regal, Courvoisier, Beefeater Gin, white wine, red wine. Twenty-four chilled jumbo shrimp, Life Savers, cough drops.

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Busta Rhymes

Twenty-four pieces of fried chicken, Rough Rider condoms, Guinness.

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Billy Idol

One tub of I can’t believe it’s not Butter!, Pepperidge Farms Soft Baked Nantucket Chocolate Chip Cookies.

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Al Green

Twenty-four long-stem (dethorned) red roses.

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Britney Spears

Fish and chips, McDonald’s cheeseburgers without the buns, 100 prunes and figs, a framed photo of Princess Diana.

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Prince

Coffee and tea setup, including honey, lemon, sugar, cream, fresh ginger root. Physician will be used to administer a B-12 injection.

By Henry Hargreaves and Caitlin Levin

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