Amazing Album Artwork Of 5 LPs Turning 40 in 2022

Amazing artwork of 5 LPs released in 1982

1. Plastic Surgery Disasters by DEAD KENNEDYS

The black-and-white photograph titled ‘Hands’ was taken by Michael Wells. The photo depicts the emaciated forearm and hand of a malnourished Ugandan child in the palm
of a European missionary to highlight the horrors of famine in parts of the African continent during the 1970s and 80s.

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2. PETER GABRIEL IV by PETER GABRIEL

Peter Gabriel: “The artwork on album four was something I’d been working on with a sculptor called Malcolm Poynter whose work I thought was really strong; he used to do these things out of very dark heads, and then figures made out of toys soldiers.”

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3. Imperial Bedroom by ELVIS COSTELLO & THE ATTRACTIONS

The cover painting, titled ‘Snakecharmer & Reclining Octopus‘ by Barney Bubbles.
It’s a pastiche of ‘Three Musicians‘ by Pablo Picasso.

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4. The Number Of The Beast by IRON MAIDEN

Like all of Iron Maiden’s album artwork during the 1980s
and early 90s, it was painted by Derek Riggs.

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5. The Lexicon Of Love by ABC

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