Cover art for Thornley's 2004 debut album 'Come Again' designed by Storm Thorgerson and shot in Weston Super Mare, UK.
Storm Thorgerson recalled, "We are not often inclined to do fantasy, preferring instead to mess around with reality (just a bit) I mean, you can’t really have a trap door in a beach, now can you? or stairs going down to the sky? except in fantasy land. Or unless you have ingested a large amount of pharmaceutical psychotropics, and heaven knows we wouldn’t want that. However, the elements are real enough and the trap door was custom-made and transported to a likely beach where we dug a hole in the sand and embedded said trap door, plus a couple of steps which were then computer-joined to some stone steps in a back alley in West Hampstead, London, and the same figure is seen at the top of the stairs (or is it the bottom?) as is seen walking away towards the dunes. I have no idea what it all means, but like much surreal fantasy it just felt engaging. Up? Down? Where do the stairs lead? Down into the earth or up into the sky? To darkness or to the light? Is it positive or is it negative? Is the figure coming or going? Is this a crock of shit or not?"
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