With a foreword by Bob Geldof and over 300 colour photographs, this is the only official "Live 8" book to be published, and will chart one of the most momentous days the world has seen in decades. From Geldof's initial reluctance to stage another Band Aid event to the lead up to the concerts around the world and the day itself, this book is a unique record of an extraordinary day witnessed by over 85 per cent of the world's population. This book will also contain backstage images, exclusive photographs from the concerts around the world, reflections and quotes from the many performers."Live 8" includes text and pictures reminding us exactly what the day was about and what is now required in the battle towards making poverty history. It also includes reflections on the outcome of the landmark G8 Summit in Edinburgh.