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Photos of what musicians request on tour

Photos of what musicians request on tour

Photos of what musicians request on tour

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