Monthly Archives: April 2012

A quickie with legendary album artist Jim Fitzpatrick

You cannot talk about album art without mentioning Jim Fitzpatrick. Best known for that Che Guevara image, Fitzpatrick is the brainchild behind many of Thin Lizzy’s album covers as well as designing cover art for Sinead O’Connor and The Darkness. … Continue reading

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The greatest Irish album covers

Yesterday’s Sunday Times Culture Magazine included a feature piece by me on the decline of physical music sales and the subsequent decline of album artwork. So in that vein, I spoke to Jack Smyth, art director at Dublin’s premier record shop Tower Records. … Continue reading

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