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Daily Inspiration: Dark Side of Classic Album Covers

A fantastic online gallery of work by the artist Harvezt imagines what lies behind some of the most iconic album covers.

The Dark Side of the Covers series takes on the famous album covers by Nirvana, David Bowie, The Beatles, Rage Against The Machine, The Velvet Underground, Iron Maiden and others, unveiling the artwork’s unspoken context by craftily recreating what the reverse shot would look like if a camera had been placed in the background of the original cover.


Nirvana – Nevermind

Led Zeppelin - IV

Led Zeppelin – IV

Beatles - Yellow Submarine

Beatles – Yellow Submarine

Check out the entire set on Flicker, with the accompanied explanations of the history behind the album and its original artwork.