Jandek, cover for ‘Ready For The House’ album (Corwood Industries 1978), aka ‘Chair besides a window’. #nofilter #music #jandek #avantblues #outsidermusic
Covers from albums that changed my life - 7
Polwechsel & John Tilbury - Field (hatOLOGY, 2009)
Covers from album that changed my life - 6
Kraftwerk - Autobahn (Philips/Vertigo, 1974).
The original album cover (above) was painted by Emil Schult, a long-time collaborator of the band. The UK release (below, issued by Vertigo) was designed by label’s marketing department.
Covers from albums that changed my life - 5
Henry Cow - Unrest (Virgin, 1974)
Ray Smith’s typical metal knitted sock who also appears (with a different background color) on the covers of Legend (1973) and In Praise Of Learning (1975)
Covers from album that changed my life - 4
Arvo Part - Tabula Rasa (ECM New Series, 1984)
Cover designed by long-time ECM’s collaborator Barbara Wojirsch, who always produced minimal and text-oriented cover instead of the usual and almost pastoral images that soon became a trademark of the Munich based Manfred Eicher’s label.
Covers from album that changed my life - 3
Public Image Ltd - The Flowers Of Romance (Virgin, 1981)
The cover photograph is Jeannette Lee, Pil’s videographer at the time and current co-owner of Rough Trade. Don’t know who shot it.
Covers from album that changed my life - 2
Miles Davis - On The Corner (Columbia, 1972)
Artwork by Corky McCoy - note the ‘Vote for Miles’ t-shirt.