Behind the Album
Published by Gingko Press
224 pages, Hardcover
7 1/2" x 10"
Not Yet Published
While the golden age of records may never be recreated, the importance of album art has never diminished. Capturing a musician’s talent visually is an essential part of their branding success.
Behind the Album features 18 designers and their process for creating covers, posters, lyric books, and all the packaging essentials for top musicians. Each designer discusses their sources of inspiration, their interaction with the musicians and producers, and how their own love of music influenced their art.
• Featured albums from: Roxy Music, Joy Division, Beck, Reckless Kelly, and more.
• Featured designers include: Aubrey Powell (Pink Floyd, Black Sabbath), Pilar Zeta (Coldplay), Stefan Sagmeister (Rolling Stones, Lou Reed), and more.
• Designer interviews provide an insider’s look into collaborations with producers and musicians.
• Full-color photos and illustrations of the album art and the designers at work.