album art

Great Album Art: Pink Floyd ‘Dark Side of the Moon’


Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon album cover is one of the most iconic and recognisable pieces of art done for albums. The cover was created by London's famed Hipgnosis group of Aubrey Powell, Storm Thorgerson and Peter Christopherson. In an interview, Aubrey Powell tells how Pink Floyd wanted a simple, graphic cover; which [...]

Great Album Art: Queen ‘News of The World’


Queen's 'News of the World' album cover was created by the American science fiction artist Frank Kelly Freas (August 1922 – January 2005). Frank had drawn the original art for the story 'The Gulf Between,' which appeared on the cover of an October 1953 issue of the magazine Astounding Science Fiction. Queen drummer Roger Taylor [...]