I was involved in a terrific book called Covered a few years ago, which looked at several hundred album and CD sleeves which either lifted, borrowed or paid homage to older classic cover art.  Amazingly a band called The Weight have produced a great video for their new album which does a similar sort of thing, but with animation.  The whole video is just a seamless montage of classic album sleeves but adapted to include the group or individual musicians.  It would take someone with more time than I have to spot them all, but it would make a great party game.  Everyone from Dylan to Deep Purple!  The track itself?  Well, see what you think.  The video lasts just under three minutes, so give it a go.  My thanks to Tim Summers for the heads up.

If you want to read more about the Covered book, nip over to the publisher’s website, it’s still in print.

About simon robinson

Having worked as a graphic designer in the music industry, mainly in the reissue sector, I now concentrate on the design and publication of books about popular culture - and even write some of them.
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2 Responses to Covered

  1. Brilliant and lots of fun.
    I scored 30 out of 31 (I think).

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