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Everything You’ve Come to Expect
Blackstar
Under the Sun
Everything You’ve Come to Expect
Artist

The Last Shadow Puppets

Title

Everything You’ve Come to Expect

Label

Domino

Design

Design by Matthew Cooper.
Cover photography by Jack Robinson

Blackstar
Artist

David Bowie

Title

Blackstar

Label

Sony

Design

Design by Jonathan Barnbrook

Under the Sun
Artist

Mark Prichard

Title

Under the Sun

Label

Warp

Design

Design by Jonathan Zawada

Sea of Noise
Artist

St Paul and the Broken Bones

Title

Sea of Noise

Label

Columbia

Design

Art Direction by Aaron Gresham

Night Thoughts
Artist

Suede

Title

Night Thoughts

Label

Suede Ltd/Warner

Design

Art Direction by Paul Khera, Brett Anderson, Mat Osman,
Neil Codling and Didz Hammond.
Photography by Lucy Ray

For All We Know
Artist

Nao

Title

For All We Know

Label

RCA Records

Design

Design by Big Active

Order of the Vulture
Artist

Cemetery Piss

Title

Order of the Vulture

Label

Cricket Cemetery

Design

Artwork by Lane Milburn

Human Performance
Artist

Parquet Courts

Title

Human Performance

Label

Rough Trade

Design

Artwork by Andrew Savage

RR7349
Artist

SURVIVE

Title

RR7349

Label

Relapse Records

Design

Artwork by Bryan Olson

Rheia
Artist

Oathbreaker

Title

Rheia

Label

Deathwish Inc

Design

Art Direction by Hemel. Photography by Teroen Mylle.
Layout & design by Valentijn Goethals & Tomas Lootens

The End of Comedy
Artist

Drug Dealer

Title

The End of Comedy

Label

Weird World Record Co

Design

Artwork by Robert Beatty

On My One
Artist

Jake Bugg

Title

On My One

Label

Island

Design

Cover Painting by Nathan Pendlebury.
Design by Stylorouge

Advancement
Artist

Solar Bears

Title

Advancement

Label

Sunday Best

Design

Artwork by Michael Robinson

Love & Hate
Artist

Michael Kiwanuka

Title

Love & Hate

Label

Interscope

Design

Artwork & design by Yousef

Migration
Artist

Poirier

Title

Migration

Label

Nice Up

Design

Design by Simon Rivest, Ping Pong Ping Design

The Colour in Anything
Artist

James Blake

Title

The Colour in Anything

Label

Polydor

Design

Design by Quentin Blake

All Your Happy Life
Artist

The Wytches

Title

All Your Happy Life

Label

Heavenly

Design

Artwork Samuel Gull

They Can’t Touch Us Now
Artist

Madness

Title

They Can’t Touch Us Now

Label

Lucky Seven Records

Design

Cover artwork by Paul Agar

Walls
Artist

Kings of Leon

Title

Walls

Label

RCA

Design

Concept & Design by Phear Creative.
Photography by Jimmy Marble.
Doll Art by Renata Jansen

Värähtelijä
Artist

Oranssi Pazuzu

Title

Värähtelijä

Label

Svart Records

Design

Cover photo Andrea Petrovicova

Foreverland
Artist

The Divine Comedy

Title

Foreverland

Label

Divine Comedy records

Design

Design by Matthew Cooper

Nothing’s Real
Artist

Shura

Title

Nothing’s Real

Label

Interscope

Design

Art Direction and Design
Mat Maitland at Big Active
Photography by Andrew Whitton
Illustration by Louise Pomeroy

The Digging Remedy
Artist

Plaid

Title

The Digging Remedy

Label

Warp

Design

Design by Designers Republic

Twin Peaks
Artist

Xiu Xiu

Title

Twin Peaks

Label

Bella Union

The Wilderness
Artist

Explosions in the Sky

Title

The Wilderness

Label

Bella Union

Design

Jacob van Loon

Moon Saloon
Artist

Arc Iris

Title

Moon Saloon

Label

Bella Union

Design

Cover art by Julien Pacaud

Let Them Eat Chaos
Artist

Kate Tempest

Title

Let Them Eat Chaos

Label

Fiction

Design

Image by Peter Kennard.
Art direction by Harris Elliott.

Woman
Artist

Justice

Title

Woman

Label

Ed Banger

Design

Cover artwork by Charlotte Delarue

Friends
Artist

White Lies

Title

Friends

Label

Infectious

Design

Art Direction & Design by Markus Bagå
at Big Active Design

Real Britannia
Artist

Ultrasound

Title

Real Britannia

Label

Classic Album Club

Design

Design by Quirk and Rescue

All Wet
Artist

Mr Oizo

Title

All Wet

Label

Ed Banger

Design

Design by Quentin Dupieux

0.99%
Artist

Kaytranada

Title

0.99%

Label

XL

Design

Design by Ricardo Cavolo

Moth
Artist

Chairlift

Title

Moth

Label

Columbia

Design

Vover painting Rebecca Bird

Anti
Artist

Rihanna

Title

Anti

Label

Roc Nation

Design

Design by Roy Nachum

You Want it Darker
Artist

Leonard Cohen

Title

You Want it Darker

Label

Columbia Sony

Design

Design by Sammy Slabbinck

Avocet
Artist

Bert Jansch

Title

Avocet

Label

Earth Recordings

Design

Artwork by Hannah Alice

The Distance Inbetween
Artist

The Coral

Title

The Distance Inbetween

Label

Ignition Records

Design

Artwork by Anna Benson and Ian Skelly

British Road Movies
Artist

Kate Jackson

Title

British Road Movies

Label

Hoo Haa Records

Design

Design by Kate Jackson

Pink Floyd’s Wish You Were Here Symphonic
Artist

London Orion Orchestra

Title

Pink Floyd’s Wish You Were Here Symphonic

Label

Decca

Design

Artwork by Tiernen Trevallion

K 2.0
Artist

Kula Shaker

Title

K 2.0

Label

Strange Folk Records

Design

Artwork by Kate Bayley.
Design by Stylorouge

The Dear One
Artist

Baltic Fleet

Title

The Dear One

Label

Blow Up

Design

Photography & Sleeve Design by Claudia Arnold

Free Town Sound
Artist

Blood Orange

Title

Free Town Sound

Label

Domino

Design

Cover art by Deana Lawson

Wildflower
Artist

Avalanches

Title

Wildflower

Label

Modular Astralwerks

Design

Art Direction by Lost Art
Design by Chris Hopkins
Butterfly by Fergadelic

Tonight You Are the Special One
Artist

Earl Brutus

Title

Tonight You Are the Special One

Label

Loop

Design

Artwork by Scott King

The Getaway
Artist

Red Hot Chilli Peppers

Title

The Getaway

Label

Warner Bros

Design

Design by Kevin Peterson

Barbara Barbara We Face a Shining Future
Artist

Underworld

Title

Barbara Barbara We Face a Shining Future

Label

Caroline Records

Design

Cover artwork by Tomato Design

Reginald Omas Mamonde IV
Artist

Reginald Omas Mamonde IV

Title

Reginald Omas Mamonde IV

Label

Five Easy Pieces

Design

Design by Gunter Piekarski.
Photography by Clio Alphas

Departed Glories
Artist

Biosphere

Title

Departed Glories

Label

Small Town Supersound

Design

Design by Jason Gronbech Jensen
Photography by Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii

Sirens
Artist

Nicolas Jarr

Title

Sirens

Label

Other People Records

Design

Design by David Rudnick

99c
Artist

Santigold

Title

99c

Label

Atlantic

Design

Art direction by Mark Jacobs & Santi White

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