Stories Behind Five Decades of Cover Art
Bill Smith and his Studio have been designing record covers since 1976.
In those five decades they have worked with more than 200 bands and artists, creating hundreds of album covers, singles bags, and CD covers.
Bill Smith Studio worked with some of the world’s best photographers, illustrators and painters on covers for among others, The Jam, The Cure, Kate Bush, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, King Crimson and Mike Oldfield.
In this book, you'll find 70 cover stories, including contributions from the bands, the artists, photographers and painters involved.
This book is a unique look at the magic behind the album cover, the photography, the art and images helps to explain why we’ve come to treasure the record sleeve so much.