50 Iconic Album Covers: The Fascinating Stories Behind the Sleeves

(via NME) by Emily Barker

They’re images you’ve seen a thousand times, but what do they mean, and how did they end up on the cover of your favourite ever albums?

We rounded up 50 of the most iconic pieces of album artwork from indie releases from Joy Division, David Bowie, Amy Winehouse, Nirvana, The Smiths, Strokes, Killers and more and dived into their back stories. Some of the tales of these covers’ creation are as interesting as the albums themselves…
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