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What happened to the heads from the front cover of The Division Bell?

Update: As noted in the comments and the other answer, they are no longer located at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The original metallic sculptures from Pink Floyd's The Division Bell album cover ...
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What do the symbols mean on Led Zeppelins iconic fourth album?

Plant, Jones and Bonham have long been explained. The answers on the Wiki page are canonical. Jones' symbol, which he chose from Rudolf Koch's Book of Signs, is a single circle intersecting three ...
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What happened to the heads from the front cover of The Division Bell?

The metallic sculptures will be on display at The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains, beginning May 13th at London's V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum). They were loaded into the museum two ...
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Strange Pink Floyd's "The Wall" album with round sticker

I suppose by "weird", you are refering to the sticker on the cover (as the Wall album is suppose to have nothing but a wall: This album, very likely, comes from a box set from 1997 : '97 Vinyl ...
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Why is Pink Floyd sometimes called "The" Pink Floyd?

If you look at the band's early history, Pink Floyd was originally called "the Pink Floyd Sound" until some time in 1966 when one of their manager's, Peter Jenner, suggested that they drop "Sound" ...
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What happened to the heads from the front cover of The Division Bell?

Update: As noted in the other answer, they will be will be on display at The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains. They are on the roof of the Warner bros building in Wright's Lane Kensington. ...
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Which album's inside cover featured a policeman running after the band on a motorcycle?

I found the answer. The art is featured on the inside cover of the Chicago X album. I miss the days when albums came with great art. Here's a scan:
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One-colour album cover with nothing else that one colour (no writings, no shades)?

Depends on the edition, but Prince's Black Album has typically been released with a fully black cover and just a sticker. It peaked at 47 on December 10th, 1994. Another all-black one is the This is ...
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One-colour album cover with nothing else that one colour (no writings, no shades)?

If the "Explicit Lyrics" sticker doesn't count, then Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1 album has a completely black cover. According to Wikipedia: [the album] ...
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Jethro Tull - Thick as a Brick with black band logo instead of a red one

Yes, I think it can be an official relase. On Discogs, I found some releases with a black corner: Venezuela Grece France . . . and maybe others. Even black corner with red letters in Italy. You can ...
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Who made the cover art for this album?

It's by a guy called Omar Juarez, known as "El Oms". I found the credits on The Arcs' webpage for the album here: http://www.thearcs.com/news/record-store-day-arcs-vs-inventors-vol-i-21036 Here's a ...
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Album art for "Abraxas" (Santana) and "Bitches Brew" (Miles Davis)

Well, Santana was influenced by Hispanic tradition. It's pretty straightforward. Bitches Brew, however, is different. Miles Davis started experimenting with improvisation and full rhythm sections. It ...
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Cover art of Karma to Burn's Almost Heathen

I found the source of the cover art and its connection to Switzerland. It's a painting by Albert Gantner from 1910, the year when the production and sale of Absinthe was prohibited. I found the ...
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Square root for "united" in Pearl Jam "REARVIEWMIRROR" album art?

In live versions of the song, Vedder has sung the lyric "Divided by fear." Here is a live version of Rearviewmirror from Pearl Jam's YouTube channel with the alternate lyric. The symbol in the lyric ...
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Looking for a house album, with senior gentleman and snakeskin face on the cover

Half a year later, I happened to find it. Cheers! Louie Austen - Iguana
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Who were the models that portrayed the “Figure In Black” and the “War Pig” on the covers of the first 2 Black Sabbath albums?

References in the wikipedia article about the album Black Sabbath lead to this page about the phoshoot location. From that page: "Not much is known about the eerie woman used in the photo other ...
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What is the meaning behind the ant logo of "The Prodigy"?

I asked my friend Paul, currently sunning himself in Spain, and listening to the Prodigy back catalogue, and he found this Instagram post from which this quote : Last wednesday, November 21, Liam ...
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Ravel's "Sheherazade" by Boulez & von Otter; official title on side of cd

I did not manage to find something either, some other information may be found on DG. Given the additional problems of where to sort in a multi-composer CD like this and the habit of record labels, ...
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How do angular lines in Piccaso's paintings mirror Stravinsky's primitive rhythms?

There is a phenomenon called synesthesia where you perceive visual stimulation as having a sound, and auditory input as having a visual component. The composer Kandinsky famously experienced this an ...
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Whose​ faces are behind the Nimrod stickers on the cover of Green Day's "Nimrod"?

As explained in the relevant Wikipedia article: After three art directors were rejected by the band and pressing was behind schedule, Green Day asked the help of Chris Bilheimer, a friend of ...
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What is on the Thelonious Monk "Straight, No Chaser" album cover art?

I also have this album at home. It looks to me like the gears of two turntables, one inside the cutout in his head, the other centre-left of the cover.
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