Album artwork and liner notes are a lost art in today’s world of music as a digital medium. The modern generation rarely gets the gratification of peeling back the shrink wrap from a vinyl LP (or even a CD), gazing into the artwork, and studying the liner notes from the artists, producers, and record label.
We are now a culture that requires instant gratification and will settle with a lossy computerized mp3 file rather than the soft feel of connecting the needle to the wax for a journey that can take us all away from reality; if even only for a side A and side B. Sometimes the stories behind the album artwork are as interesting as the songs themselves.
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