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19 January 2010

Stamps of aproval for album cover

Music fans who are also philatelists will be interested to hear about new set of british stamps featuring classic album cover.
Album cover have depicted work by some of the world's most imaginative graphic artist.These stamps celebrat this unique art from and pay homage to 10 of the finest examples iused by british recording star from the 1960s onward.
Royal mail undertook extensive reserach to choose the most appropriate covers for the issue. A shortist was assembled from polls of greatest album cover in bok,The music press and on the internet .
Some albums had to be rejected due to operational preblems in recording the artwork.But the remaining candidates were circulated to the editors of music pubilication graphics designer and design writer who selected the final 10 earliest cover is Let It Bleed by the rolling stones.This dates from 1969.led zappelin IV,David Bowie's The Rise And Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the spiders From Mars, Mike Oldfield's Tubular Bells and london Caling By The Cash all represent the 1970s.
New Order's Power Corruption and lies is the sole 1980s album while the three 1990s covers include a pair from 1994, pink Floyd's The Division Bell and parklife by Blur. The other is primal Scream's Sreamadelica. Coldplay's A Rush of Blood to the Head os the only cover from the 2000s.
The Stamps are available in a variety of collector's packs all of which can be purchased online. Visit  Click Here .... for full details