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Another lesser known Hipgnosis cover, this one from 1979 for Airwaves. Did it provide an idea for the next Led Zeppelin sleeve?

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The other side of the moon

When posting about Storm Thorgerson recently, Bernard Maasdijk emailed to comment on the likeness of an early sleeve to perhaps Hipgnosis’ most famous cover, Dark Side Of The Moon.  He suggested I take a look at Beethoven’s Piano Concerto #5 … Continue reading

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The death of Storm Thorgerson, one of the founders of the Hipgnosis design team, brings an end to over forty years of striking and ground-breaking album sleeves which he and his partner were responsible for. By way of tribute, I’ve … Continue reading

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