Hand Drawn Album Covers

Fleetwood Mac – Rumours

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Just in time for it’s 35th Anniversary, Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours album cover re-done in plain old pen. Mick Fleetwood and Stevie Nicks create a striking poise, with his foot on the stool and those ‘plums’ a dangling whilst she drapes a ballerinas leg over his. The band have invited people to recreate the scene on…

Public Enemy – It Takes a Nation of Millions To Hold Us Back

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Yeaaaaaahhhh Boyyyyyyy! Public Enemy’s second release from 1988 is a quintessential hip hop classic which catapulted Chuck D, Hank Shocklee, Terminator X and Flavor Flav into the global spotlight. Featuring Bring The Noise, Black Steel (In the Hour of Chaos), Night of the Living Baseheads, Rebel Without a Pause and Don’t Believe The Hype, this…

Iggy and the Stooges – Raw Power

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From 1973, the Bowie mixed third album from Iggy Pop and the Stooges, Raw Power was not a big success on release, but over the years developed a cult following, later turning into mass appreciation, with Kurt Cobain and Johnny Marr named amongst it’s fans. Featuring the blasts of hot energy that are ‘Search and…

Boards of Canada – Music Has The Right To Children

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From 1998, the full length debut album for Warp Recordings of the mysterious Scottish duo Boards of Canada. A personal landmark and still one of the most interesting listens within the electronica sphere. Blending found sound and archival recordings with their skewed hip hop beats and ambient drones, Michael Sandison and Marcus Eoin created a…

Simon and Garfunkel – Bookends

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Released in 1968 Simon and Garfunkels album ‘Bookends’ has one of the most recognised pieces of cover art, featuring the duo bedecked in black sweaters, evoking that Greenwich Village folk scene style. Featuring the hit track Mrs Robinson (from The Graduate) the album holds some of their finest songs, blending rootsy folk with the psychedelic…