About This Book
Classique introduces 777 of the most inspiring classical LP covers from their heyday, documenting groundbreaking art work and cover culture from the 1950s to the 1980s. Ranging from romantic motifs, naturalism, abstract art, psychedelic and surreal experimentation to supernatural artwork and pure unadulterated kitsch, the diverse examples of classical cover design from cover to cover is striking. The book is divided into fifteen detailed chapters dedicated to the stylistic approaches and characteristic trends significant to each decade, country, musical genres and graphic mediums. Classique also provides ample information about championed record labels and their repertoires.