Light Content, Yes, But It Is A Bank Holiday And You’re Lucky I’m Here At All When I Could Be Sat In Traffic On the M25 Like So Many Others

Rooting through some old CD boxes this morning, I found my much-played copy of Electronic’s Getting Away With It, and was driven to wonder the following:

Am I utterly delusional, or is that one of the most simple yet elegant record cover designs of all time?

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3 Comments

  1. I like it, but I’d like it a whole lot more if it was on the gatefold sleeve of a vinyl album. That was when album art meant something.

  2. It was released in about 1989, so I think it was on vinyl and CD (and cassette single) alike. Very lovely image, I have to say. The problem with downloads and CDs is there’s less tangible packaging and paraphenalia, isn’t there?
    J

  3. Downloads in particular remove the pleasure of ownership. All you have to show for your purchase is some words on a screen.

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