Album Cover Album

Album Cover Album

Storm Thorgerson Roger Dean / Apr 21, 2021

Album Cover Album A stunningly designed review of the greatest album cover designs spanning the classic period from the s to the s Album Cover Album first hit the bestseller charts in This led to the rel

  • Title: Album Cover Album
  • Author: Storm Thorgerson Roger Dean
  • ISBN: 9780061626951
  • Page: 429
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A stunningly designed review of the greatest album cover designs, spanning the classic period from the 1950s to the 1970s, Album Cover Album first hit the bestseller charts in 1977 This led to the release of six follow up hits, inspired a host of imitations, and generated a long playing sub genre in art and design publishing.Album Cover Album is edited and compiled by twoA stunningly designed review of the greatest album cover designs, spanning the classic period from the 1950s to the 1970s, Album Cover Album first hit the bestseller charts in 1977 This led to the release of six follow up hits, inspired a host of imitations, and generated a long playing sub genre in art and design publishing.Album Cover Album is edited and compiled by two designers who were among the most innovative pioneers of the work that it celebrates Storm Thorgerson s Hipgnosis earned world renown for the epic photo shoots and iconic designs that went so perfectly with the music of Pink Floyd Meanwhile, Roger Dean s dreamscapes and unique typography became as much a part of the rock generation as the Yes albums they adorned Album Cover Album features their selection of than 600 sleeves in full color, and showcases the astonishing diversity and excellence of design that the medium produced in its first three decades.This new edition retains the lavish 12 inch format of the original and replays the ingeniously themed compositions of each page The album is given a fresh spin by a new preface from Peter Gabriel and new forewords by Storm Thorgerson and John Wetton, plus a 21st century typographic facelift The result is a celebration of the enduring appeal of vinyl.

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    1. OK, so this is rather old now, but when I first read it aged 14 it opened up a whole world of hidden music. Bands like Captain Beefheart, the Grateful Dead and Ohio Players weren't even names, and this book made me familiar with them long before I heard their music. It also works as a momento of the 70s, when the 12-inch format meant there was space for some real creativity in cover art. Some of it was cack, of course (Blind Faith, Toe Fat), but it's still a real eye-opener to a lost art form.


    2. Looking for a good coffee table book about album covers? This isn’t it. It’s a decent enough book, and may have been really neat when originally published in the mid-‘70s, but too much has happened in the world of album covers for a book on the topic to include only the best covers up to the middle of that decade. It may have been too much to ask to get a full update when Album Cover Album was re-published in 2008, but for my money I think you’re better off with one of the many imitators [...]





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