The album cover is a lost art now. In this feature, we celebrate some of our favourites (and the people behind them) over the course of rock history.
In alphabetical order.
Bruce Springsteen – Born to Run (1975)
Photographed by Eric Meola
David Bowie – Aladdin Sane (1973)
Photographed by Brian Duffy
Genesis – Duke (1980)
Artwork by Lionel Koechlin
Joy Division – Unknown Pleasures (1979)
Designed by Peter Saville.
Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here (1975)
Photographed by Aubrey ‘Po’ Powell. Designed by Hipgnosis.
Roxy Music – Country Life (1974)
Photographed by Eric Boman
The Beatles – Rubber Soul (1965)
Photographed by Robert Freeman
The Clash – London Calling (1979)
Photographed by Pennie Smith.
The Doors – Morrison Hotel (1970)
Photographed by Henry Diltz
The Who – Who’s Next (1971)
Photographed by Ethan Russell
… still there’s more …