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Rock Covers

Rock Covers

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Rock Covers is a compilation of over 750 remarkable album covers, celebrating the art form that defined the albums and cult status of artists like Elvis Presley, The Beatles, The Sex Pistols, Pink Floyd, The Cure, Iron Maiden, and Sonic Youth. It includes fact sheets, insider interviews, and top-10 record lists from leading rock collectors.

\n Format: Hardback
\n Length: 552 pages
\n Publication date: 18 February 2021
\n Publisher: Taschen GmbH
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Album art holds a profound connection to our collective musical memories, as it vividly depicts the covers of our beloved albums. Numerous photographers, illustrators, and art directors have achieved fame through their album artworks, which have become iconic fixtures in popular culture. Rock Covers pays homage to this artistic expression by presenting a compilation of over 750 remarkable album covers, spanning from legendary to rare record releases. Artists such as Elvis Presley, The Beatles, The Sex Pistols, Pink Floyd, The Cure, Iron Maiden, and Sonic Youth are celebrated for the cover art that defined their albums and solidified their cult status. Each cover is accompanied by a fact sheet that provides details about the art director, photographer, or illustrator, the year of release, the label, and other pertinent information. Additionally, nearly 250 records that played pivotal roles in shaping a band's trajectory, an artist's career, or the evolution of the music genre are highlighted with concise descriptions. This comprehensive catalog of visualized rock is enriched by insightful interviews with five industry professionals who have contributed to the history of rock, as well as top-10 record lists curated by renowned rock collectors.

\n Weight: 4174g\n
Dimension: 298 x 298 x 45 (mm)\n
ISBN-13: 9783836545259\n \n

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