LP artwork of the 1970s. A golden age of graphic design in music.
Well not for John Martyn it wasn't, whose record company commissioned a consistent run of absolute shockers.
Bless the Weather (1971).
Sunday's Child (1975).
Bless the Weather and Sunday's Child are just plain lazy. "Stick his head in the middle, with the name at the top and the title below. Next!"
The compilation album So Far So Good tries to make this a bit more interesting by using a painting but the effect is very A-Level Art submission in acrylics.
One World (1977). Art and design by Tony Wright.
Solid Air (1973). Cover photo: John Webster.
Inside Out (1973). Design by Visualeyes.