In the modern digital age of music streaming and downloads we can sometimes forget the relationship between imagery and music in the past. An album cover is often the first contact a discerning music fan would have with an artists latest release. The mixture of striking imagery and bold typography was used to convey the overall mood of the music with in.
Another use of imagery is the promotional advertisements displayed in music newspapers such as the New Musical Express and Melody Maker Very often full page adds with variations on album covers were placed to generate interest in signed artists.
Part of Cannonball Records dedicated art space specialises in bespoke framing of album cover artwork and original promo adds of which we have a large selection. Our music artwork is a perfect backdrop for bars, restaurants, or any business seeking to individualise there space.
Classic Cream album cover with hand painted bespoke frame.
Original framed and mounted NME Promo Advertising for Black Sabbath Vol 4 single release.