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Album Cover Album

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ISBN-10: 0061626953

ISBN-13: 9780061626951

Edition: N/A

Authors: Roger Dean, Storm Thorgerson

List price: $29.95
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A stunningly designed review of the greatest album cover designs, spanning the classic period from the 1950s to the 1970s, Album Cover Album first hit the bestseller charts in 1977. This led to the release of six follow-up hits, inspired a host of imitations, and generated a long-playing sub-genre in art and design publishing. Album Cover Album is edited and compiled by two designers who were among the most innovative pioneers of the work that it celebrates. Storm Thorgerson's Hipgnosis earned world renown for the epic photo shoots and iconic designs that went so perfectly with the music of Pink Floyd. Meanwhile, Roger Dean's dreamscapes and unique typography became as much a part of the…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/28/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 160
Size: 12.00" wide x 12.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.740
Language: English

Storm Thorgerson was a key member of the British graphic art group known as Hipgnosis. He designed many of the most famous album covers of all time, including Pink Floyd's instantly-recognizable Dark Side Of The Moon. He also directed rock videos, long forms, commericals and TV documentaries.