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Album Covers

Album covers can define a band or artist almost as much as the music itself. Sure, the sounds are certainly the most essential element, but you can't ignore the role of cover art in making a brilliant album

Originally a protective cover for the fragile goods below, the album sleeve soon evolved into an area of artistic expression in its own right. Strong album covers make a statement, entice the listener, create a first impression but with the rise of digital music, the great art of the record sleeve is under threat. 

We want to celebrate the best in album design so you can put this great art on your wall as well as in your record collection. Our collection includes some of the most iconic and memorable covers ever made including a fantastic selection of Storm Thorgerson classics and alternative versions.

David Bowie cover artwork for Aladdin Sane photographed by Brian Duffy in 1973

David Bowie

Aladdin Sane is the one image that has defined David Bowie and is nicknamed the 'Mona Lisa of Pop' - Shot by Duffy in his London studio.

Prices from £245.83
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Cure, The (CURE001MAGO)

The Cure

Cover art for The Cure's debut studio album 'Three Imaginary Boys' released in May 1979

Prices from £395.00
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Artwork by Storm Thorgerson for Pink Floyd's album Wish You Were Here

Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here by Storm Thorgerson

Inner sleeve artwork for Pink Floyd's album Wish You Were Here by Storm Thorgerson

Prices from £750.00
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Queen (QN002MR)

Queen

Mick Rock cover artwork for the iconic Queen 2 album released in 1974

Prices from £1,100.00
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Jam, The (JA003MAGO)

The Jam

Cover artwork for The Jam's debut album 'In The City' released in 1977

Prices from £395.00
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David Bowie (DB001TEPA)

David Bowie

Terry Pastor shot & hand coloured the photo for the album artwork on David Bowie's iconic album.

Prices from £850.00
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Jimi Hendrix Experience cover artwork for 'Are You Experienced' photographed in 1967 by Karl Ferris

Jimi Hendrix

The most famous Jimi Hendrix album cover shot created for 'Are You Experienced' - often regarded as the greatest debut album

Prices from £2,320.50
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Blondie, Debbie Harry in London, 1977 Photo | Fine Art Print by Sheila Rock

Blondie

Debbie Harry from Blondie captured at photographer Sheila Rock's flat in Holland Park, London in 1977. Her dress matched with the curtains.

Prices from £375.00
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Artwork by Storm Thorgerson for Mars Volta's album Frances The Mute

Mars Volta

Album cover for Mars Volta's 'Frances the Mute' created in Bedfordshire, UK in 2004 by Storm Thorgerson

Prices from £800.00
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Alternative artwork by Storm Thorgerson for Pink Floyd's Division Bell

Pink Floyd

Alternative version of the cover artwork for Pink Floyd's 1994 album 'Division Bell' designed by Storm Thorgerson

Prices from £500.00
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Artwork by Storm Thorgerson for OAR's album Stories of A Stranger

O.A.R (Of A Revolution)

Cover artwork for O.A.R's 2005 album 'Stories of a Stranger' designed by Storm Thorgerson

Prices from £800.00
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Alternative artwork for Pink Floyd's album Division Bell by Storm Thorgerson

Pink Floyd

Alternative version of the album cover for Division Bell, subtly different from the iconic original

Prices from £750.00
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Artwork by Storm Thorgerson for Muse's Butterflies & Hurricanes

Muse

Cover artwork for Muse's 'Butterflies and Hurricanes' released in 2004 and designed by Storm Thorgerson

Prices from £800.00
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Alternative artwork by Storm Thorgerson for Muse's album Black Holes & Revelations

Muse

Alternative version of cover artwork for Muse's 2006 album 'Black Holes & Revelations' designed by Storm Thorgerson

Prices from £800.00
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Nigel Kennedy (KSPI001ST)

Nigel Kennedy

Intended album cover for Nigel Kennedy's 'Kreisler' released in 1998 and designed by Storm Thorgerson

Prices from £800.00
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Artwork by Storm Thorgerson for The Cranberries's single Promises

The Cranberries

The cover art for The Cranberries single 'Promises' designed by Storm Thorgerson in 1999.

Prices from £800.00
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Artwork by Storm Thorgerson for Deepest Blue's album Is It a Sin

Deepest Blue

Album cover for Deepest Blue's 1994 release 'Is it a Sin' designed by Storm Thorgerson

Prices from £800.00
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Artwork by Storm Thorgerson for Ian Dury's Reasons to be Cheerful

Ian Dury

Artwork for Ian Dury's 'Reasons to be Cheerful' designed in 2001 by Storm Thorgerson

Prices from £800.00
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Artwork by Storm Thorgerson for Mars Volta's album Deloused in the Comatorium

Mars Volta by Storm Thorgerson

Album artwork for Mars Volta's 'De-loused in the Comatorium' from 2003 designed by Storm Thorgerson and set in West London

Prices from £800.00
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Artwork by Storm Thorgerson for Thornley's album Come Again

Thornley

Cover art for Thornley's 2004 debut album 'Come Again' designed by Storm Thorgerson and shot in Weston Super Mare, UK

Prices from £800.00
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Iggy Pop cover artwork for Raw Power photographed by Mick Rock in 1972

Iggy Pop

Cover artwork photograph taken by Mick Rock for Raw Power, Iggy Pop's iconic third studio album that was released in February 1973

Prices from £1,100.00
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Jimi Hendrix (JH002KAFE)

Jimi Hendrix

Psychedelic Jimi Hendrix portrait taken in London in June 1967. This image was a promotional photograph for the single 'Can You See Me'.

Prices from £1,160.25
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Eurythmics (EU001GM)

Eurythmics

The Eurythmics captured during a photo shoot in Paris, 1986 for the cover art for their album 'Revenge'

Prices from £1,350.00
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Phish (PHIS001ST)

Phish

'I thought of improvisation as a large ball of string (a melody as yet unravelled)'. Cover art for Phish's 1997 album Slip Stitch and Pass

Prices from £800.00
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Artwork by Storm Thorgerson for Catherine Wheel's album Wishville

Catherine Wheel

'Identical shapes, one mirror, one picture, one window. How would you know which was which? 'Cover art for Catherine Wheel's album Wishville

Prices from £800.00
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Artwork by Storm Thorgerson for Catherine Wheel's single Gasoline

Catherine Wheel

Cover art for Catherine Wheel's 2000 single Gasoline created using 300 8x6" colour prints temporarily attached to silver birch trees.

Prices from £800.00
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Alan Parson's On Air Album Cover from 1996 designed by Storm Thorgerson

Alan Parsons

'I took the notion of an idea, that of a light bulb above a head'. Cover artwork for Alan Parson's second album On Air

Prices from £800.00
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Alan Parson's Try Anything Once album cover from 1993 designed by Storm Thorgerson

Alan Parsons

Cover artwork for Alan Parson's 1993 album Try Anything Once - 'I imagined the great bungee jumpers of the sky dropping in '.

Prices from £800.00
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Artwork by Storm Thorgerson for Pink Floyd's live single of Wish You Were Here

Pink Floyd

Cover art for the live single of Wish You Were Here. 'What you see is what you get - two lost souls, swimming in a fish bowl'

Prices from £500.00
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Artwork by Storm Thorgerson for Yumi Matsutoya's single Setsugekka

Yumi Matsutoya

Cover artwork for Yumi Matsutoya's 2003 single Setsugekka. 'A girl sinking under the weight of her memories'

Prices from £800.00
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Pink Floyd (PF005JF)

Pink Floyd

Photographed as a homage to the Pink Floyd album sleeve 'Animals' for the BBC series 'Britain In Pictures'.

Prices from £1,500.00
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Artwork by Storm Thorgerson for Blinker The Star's album August Everywhere

Blinker the Star

Cover artwork for Blinker The Star's third album, August Everywhere, shot by Storm Thorgerson

Prices from £800.00
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Variant of the artwork for Pink Floyd's album Division Bell by Storm Thorgerson

Pink Floyd

Variant of the album cover for Division Bell using alternative Stone Heads

Prices from £750.00
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JImi Hendrix (JH003KAFE)

Jimi Hendrix

Iconic shot of Jimi Hendrix used on the right hand side of the gatefold double album cover for his classic 'Electric Ladyland'.

Prices from £1,742.50
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Jimi Hendrix (JH004KAFE)

Jimi Hendrix

This portrait image was illustrated onto The Jimi Hendrix Experience's "Axis Bold As Love" album cover

Prices from £1,160.25
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Jimi Hendrix (JH001KAFE)

Jimi Hendrix

Famed shot for The Jimi Hendrix Experience's 'Electric Ladyland' gatefold double album cover taken at Karl Ferris's London studio

Prices from £1,742.50
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Featured Prints

Glastonbury Jarvis Cocker (PULP001JF)

Jarvis Cocker

Jarvis Cocker performing one of his signature moves with Pulp on The Park Stage during the 2011 Glastonbury Festival

Prices from £295.00
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Adam Ant (AANT001JF)

Adam Ant

Adam Ant photographed by Jill Furmanovsky during a cover shoot for The Face magazine in February 1981

Prices from £295.00
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Patti Smith (PS001LR)

Patti Smith

Patti Smith photographed in the Netherlands in January 1980

Prices from £295.00
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U2 (UT007DC)

U2

U2 on top of a hotel roof in Cork, Ireland on a cold February morning in 1980

Prices from £295.00
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David Bowie (DB001POST)

David Bowie

Exclusive David Bowie print specially created by The Postman for Rockarchive, based on a photograph taken by Dave Hogan at Live Aid in 1985

Prices from £291.67
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Jimi Hendrix (JH001BW)

Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix after performing on Lulu's TV show in London in January 1969

Prices from £750.00
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Featured Artists

Blondie, Debbie Harry in London, 1977 Photo | Fine Art Print by Sheila Rock

Blondie

Blondie is a American rock band founded by Debbie Harry & Chris Stein that pioneered the New York new wave & punk scenes of the 1970s.

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Amy Winehouse onstage at the V Festival in 2008, photograph taken by photographer Mark Mawston

Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter known for her deep expressive contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres.

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Oasis

Oasis

Oasis was an English rock music band formed in Manchester in 1991, to date the band has sold over 70 million records worldwide.

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Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968 & considered one of the most innovative & influential rock bands in history.

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Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd

A unique collection of images of Pink Floyd, one of the worlds most successful and influential rock bands.

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Rolling Stones, The

The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones are an English rock band who were in the vanguard of the British music Invasion that became popular in the US in 1964–65.

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Featured Collections

***New Arrivals***

***New Arrivals***

Here are the very latest prints we have added to our collection. We hope you love them as much as we do.

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Morgan Howell Print Collection

Morgan Howell Print Collection

Artist Morgan Howell's paintings of record sleeves have become cult classics. We are delighted to introduce a range of his affordable prints

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Alternative artwork by Storm Thorgerson for Pink Floyd's Division Bell

Album Covers

Album covers can define a band almost as much as the music itself. Now you can put this great art on your wall as well as your turntable

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Jake Chessum

Jake Chessum

During his 30 year career Jake Chessum has shot defining images of musicians such as Amy Winehouse, Jay Z, The Beastie Boys & David Bowie.

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Jill Furmanovsky Collection

Jill Furmanovsky Collection

Jill Furmanovsky is one of the greatest ever rock & roll photographers with a huge archive of iconic shots of the world's best music artists

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Contact Sheets Print Collection

Contact Sheets Print Collection

Our contact sheet print collection is a rare opportunity to look back at the hidden moments surrounding some of rocks most iconic images.

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