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Album Covers

Album covers can define a band or artist almost as much as the music itself.

Originally a protective cover for the fragile good below, it soon evolved into an area of artistic expression.

Our collection includes some of the most iconic and memorable covers ever made including a fantastic selection of Storm Thorgerson classics and alternative versions.

Mars Volta (MVOL002ST)

Mars Volta

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

Prices from £960.00
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Pink Floyd (PFLO006ST)

Pink Floyd

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

Prices from £960.00
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O.A.R. (OREV001ST)

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 £960.00
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Muse (MUSE001ST)

Muse

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

Prices from £960.00
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Muse (MUSE002ST)

Muse

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

Prices from £960.00
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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 £960.00
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Queen (QN002MR)

Queen

Cover artwork for the iconic Queen 2 album released in 1974

Prices from £1,170.00
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Cranberries, The (CRAN001ST)

The Cranberries

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

Prices from £960.00
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Deepest Blue (DBLU001ST)

Deepest Blue

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

Prices from £960.00
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Ian Dury (DURY001ST)

Ian Dury

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

Prices from £960.00
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Mars Volta (MVOL001ST)

Mars Volta

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

Prices from £960.00
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Thornley (THOR001ST)

Thornley

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

Prices from £960.00
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Blondie (BL002SH)

Blondie

"I met Debbie Harry at a late night party somewhere in Islington, London. She was with a friend of mine from New York."

Prices from £450.00
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Pink Floyd (PFLO015ST)

Pink Floyd

Alternative version cover art for Pink Floyd's fifth studio album Atom Heart Mother (known as Wire Cow - or Why A Cow?)

Prices from £480.00
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Pink Floyd (PFLO003ST)

Pink Floyd

Inner sleeve artwork for Pink Floyd's album Wish You Were Here. The nude woman in the inner sleeve is absent from first viewing

Prices from £960.00
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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 £960.00
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Catherine Wheel (CAWH001ST)

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 £960.00
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Catherine Wheel (CAWH002ST)

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 £960.00
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Alan Parsons (ALPA001ST)

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 £960.00
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Alan Parsons (ALPA002ST)

Alan Parsons

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

Prices from £960.00
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Pink Floyd (PFLO004ST)

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 £960.00
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Yumi Matsutoya (YUMI001ST)

Yumi Matsutoya

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

Prices from £960.00
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Iggy Pop (IP003MR)

Iggy Pop

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

Prices from £1,170.00
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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 £1,800.00
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David Bowie (DB001DUFFY)

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 £295.00
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Blinker the Star (BLIN001ST)

Blinker the Star

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

Prices from £960.00
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Featured Prints

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Madonna

Backstage at the video shoot for the hit single 'You'll See' shot in Spain, October 1995

Prices from £150.00
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The Smiths

Iconic Strangeways Road sign from the back of the ‘Strangeways, Here We Come’ album shot in 1987.

Prices from £150.00
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The Ramones

Johnny Ramone’s super-fast ‘buzzsaw’ guitar had a huge impact on the punk scene and he could make a two-minute song sound like an epic.

Prices from £900.00
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Run-D.M.C.

Run-D.M.C. on a shoot for The Face magazine in their home neighbourhood of Hollis, Queens in 1984.

Prices from £350.00
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David Bowie

The Aladdin Sane image was digitally remastered to a black and white negative format by Chris Duffy in 2012

Prices from £295.00
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Frank Zappa

Frank Zappa captured in a hotel in Sussex in June 1970, holding the artwork for the latest Mothers of Invention album

Prices from £350.00
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Featured Artists

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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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Sex Pistols

The Sex Pistols were an English punk rock band formed in 1975. Without them popular culture in the last 30+ years would be very different.

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Van Morrison

Van Morrison is a Northern Irish singer, songwriter and musician who is usually known by the name "Van the Man" to his fans.

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Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra was an American singer, actor & producer who was one of the most popular & influential musical artists of the 20th century.

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John Coltrane

John Coltrane is one of the most dominant influences on post-1960 jazz saxophonists and has inspired an entire generation of jazz musicians.

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Iggy Pop

Iggy Pop is an American singer-songwriter, musician and actor. He was the vocalist of influential proto-punk band The Stooges.

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Featured Collections

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Don Hunstein: In Focus

Celebrating the work of Columbia Records photographer Don Hunstein who has documented many of the 20th Century’s most important musicians.

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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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Photographers Limited Edtions

These are a selected prints assigned into limited edition runs. Once all the prints have been sold they will no longer be available.

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Rockarchive Edition 100

Edition 100 was created to give fans & collectors a chance to own classic, historical pictures of their favorite bands.

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Darkroom Prints

All our traditonal darkroom prints are hand printed from the original negative by a master printer to give them a crafted and unique feel

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Rockarchive Edition 20

Rockarchive Edition 20 are very limited and unique editions of just 20 prints that are exclusive to Rockarchive.

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