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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.

Jimi Hendrix (JH006KAFE)

Jimi Hendrix

Halo portrait of Jimi Hendrix taken during the 'Are You Experienced' photo sessions in London, 1967

Prices from £1,160.25
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Jimi Hendrix (JH007KAFE)

Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix shot at Karl Ferris's Hampstead studio in London, 1967

Prices from £1,484.10
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Jimi Hendrix (JH008KAFE)

Jimi Hendrix

The Jimi Hendrix Experience 'Tripping' poster shot taken in Hampstead, London in 1967

Prices from £1,185.75
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David Bowie (DB002TEPA)

David Bowie

Terry Pastor photographed & hand coloured the album artwork for Bowie's Spiders from Mars album.

Prices from £850.00
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Terry Pastor print of David Bowie based on the original Hunky Dory cover artwork

David Bowie

Terry Pastor's photograph of David Bowie from the 'Hunky Dory' album cover photo session.

Prices from £500.00
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David Bowie (DB005TEPA)

David Bowie

Photographer Terry Pastor shot & hand coloured the photo artwork for Bowie's Hunky Dory album.

Prices from £500.00
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David Bowie (DB004TEPA)

David Bowie

Photographer Terry Pastor's 'pink' variation of Bowie from the Hunky Dory album cover photo session.

Prices from £500.00
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David Bowie (DB007TEPA)

David Bowie

This hand coloured print is based on a photograph by Terry Pastor from the Hunky Dory photo session.

Prices from £500.00
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Lou Reed (LOUR004MR)

Lou Reed

Classic Mick Rock photograph of Lou Reed that was used as the cover shot for his 1972 album Transformer

Prices from £1,100.00
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Divine Comedy, The (DICO001KW)

The Divine Comedy

Stunning cover artwork for The Divine Comedy's third album 'Casanova'

Prices from £1,600.00
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Blondie (BL001MAGO)

Blondie

Photo shoot for Telegraph Sunday Magazine used on Parallel Lines picture disc, taken in New York in 1978.

Prices from £395.00
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Cat Stevens (CV001BW)

Cat Stevens

Barrie Wentzell shoots the back cover for Cat Stevens album 'Tea for the Tillerman' on Primrose Hill, London.

Prices from £295.00
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Bob Dylan (BD003DONH)

Bob Dylan

An alternative version to the cover of the Bob Dylan Free Wheelin' album, which was similar, but also in colour.

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Chris Isaak (CI001LR)

Chris Isaak

This image was used for the cover of Chris Isaac's breakthrough album 'Heart Shaped World'.

Prices from £295.00
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Elton John (EJON001GM)

Elton John

Elton John photographed by Gered Mankowitz for the cover of his 1977 album 'Greatest Hits Volume II'

Prices from £1,350.00
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Jam, The (JA001GM)

The Jam

Taken during the cover photo shoot for The Jam's second studio album This Is The Modern World

Prices from £1,350.00
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Rolling Stones, The (RS018GM)

The Rolling Stones

Outake photograph from Gered Mankowitz's famous Rolling Stones shoot for Between The Buttons taken on Primrose Hill, London.

Prices from £1,350.00
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Rolling Stones cover artwork for their 'Out of Our Heads' album photographed in London in 1965 by Gered Mankowitz

The Rolling Stones

Cover artwork for The Rolling Stones album Out Of Our Heads taken by Gered Mankowitz in Ormond Yard, London in 1965.

Prices from £1,350.00
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Smiths, The (SM001SWRI)

The Smiths

The image of The Smiths outside Salford Lads' Club that graces the inner sleeve of their classic album The Queen is Dead

Prices from £150.00
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Smiths, The (SM002SWRI)

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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Nirvana (NV001WEDD)

Nirvana

Outtake image of Kurt Cobain from a Nirvana publicity photo shoot to promote 'Nevermind', following their famous baby album cover

Prices from £575.00
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PJ Harvey (PJ004MMAC)

PJ Harvey

The cover artwork for the single Man-Size, from the album Rid of Me, released in 1993.

Prices from £295.00
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PJ Harvey (PJ005MMAC)

PJ Harvey

The cover artwork for 'Rid of Me' and Polly's first album for Island Records.

Prices from £295.00
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PJ Harvey (PJ003MMAC)

PJ Harvey

Cover artwork for PJ Harvey's third single '50ft Queenie'

Prices from £295.00
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PJ Harvey (PJ002MMAC)

PJ Harvey

Cover image for White Chalk, PJ Harvey's seventh studio album

Prices from £295.00
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Ramones, The (RA001MR)

The Ramones

This photograph of The Ramones by Mick Rock is an outtake from their 'End Of The Century' album photo session in 1979.

Prices from £1,100.00
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Syd Barrett (PF006MR)

Syd Barrett

Taken by Mick Rock during the album cover shoot for Syd Barrett's debut solo album 'The Madcap Laughs'.

Prices from £1,100.00
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Featured Prints

Clash, The (CL002SSHE)

The Clash

The Clash on stage at the the first large scale Rock Against Racism/Anti Nazi League carnival at Victoria Park, April 1978.

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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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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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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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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Featured Artists

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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