THE BIRTHDAY PARTY – Magnetic Album Covers…


Band: The Birthday Party
Who: an Australian post-punk band, active from 1978 to 1983, fronted by Nick Cave !
Album: ‘Junkyard’ – released May 10, 1982 – their second and final full studio album – a masterpiece of art/psych/blues/punk fusion…
Cover art: by illustrators Ed Roth and Dave Christensen – no sign at all, on the internet, of the story behind the wicked monstrous image – maybe it was inspired by Nick Cave’s heavy drug use at the time…
Play ‘Junkyard’ here and scare yourself…


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