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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Metalheads IRON MAIDEN Still Alive And Hitting – Hear New Single ‘STRATEGO’

20 August 2021

Band: IRON MAIDEN (London)
Who: Veteran metal icons
Active: Since 1975 / 17 studio albums so far

New album: SENJUTSU (meaning: tactics and strategy)
Out: 3 September 2021 – more info here

New single: STRATEGO
Second taster of upcoming LP after
lead single The Writing On The Wall

No plans to retire for Bruce Dickinson and his troops, still alive and hitting
with the same Maiden formula. Bombastic metal with crushing guitar solos,
Dickson‘s hellish howling, and a roaring chorus. Time again to run to the hills.

Here we go…

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New album SENJUTSU out 3 September 2021 – order info here