Episode 3 Preview | On the Record
The evolution of record sleeve photography from its roots in jazz and early rock 'n' roll through to the highly stylized concepts and imagery of modern-day music genres is discussed by art directors, musicians and music photographers responsible for some of the world's most iconic album covers.
- [Narrator] On Icon,
- It's visual. It's audio.
- With Abbey Road, Sergeant Pepper,
Definitely Maybe, Morning Glory,
you've got these visual connections.
- That 12 inch square, it was a lovely art piece.
- I see music as much as I hear it.
- Blue Note celebrated African-American culture.
- Carlin did like that.
- And I was like, oh no, come on, that's it.
- [Man] It's more than just a photograph.
It's a work of art.
- [Narrator] Icon, Music Through The Lens.
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