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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 are currently on display at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio. Prior to their transport to America, the heads were stored in a warehouse in ...


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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 vesica pisces (a triquetra). It is intended to symbolise a person who possesses both confidence and competence. Bonham's symbol, the three interlocking (...


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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 Collection. All discs had the central round sticker. Here is the Discogs link to this release, cat# 7243 8 59858 1 2. You should check inside if yours number is the ...


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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 days ago. Links: www.pinkfloydexhibition.com www.vam.ac.uk/pinkfloyd


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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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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" from their name to become "the Pink Floyd". And if you look at the covers of their first few singles ("Arnold Layne", "See Emily Play", "Apples And Oranges", all ...


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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. You can just see the top of them from the road. I used to work there. They were brought from the Manchester square building before it was demolished. I took a ...


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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 Spinal Tap soundtrack. It peaked at 121 on June 9th, 1984.


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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] debuted at number 5 on the US Billboard 200 chart, selling 89,778 copies in its first week"


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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 check your record number once you find it, and see it on the list.


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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 link to the artist's Instagram account! Some funky stuff on there: https://www.instagram.com/el_oms_/ Hope this helps xxx


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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 explains the tribal and soulful feel of the album.


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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 painting on the Wikipedia page about Absinthe, in the section where the probihibition in Switzerland is mentioned. The dead woman in the painting is the fée verte, ...


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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 sheet was probably intended to be the long division symbol, for "divided."


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Half a year later, I happened to find it. Cheers! Louie Austen - Iguana


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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 Howlett gave the special interview for theprodigy.ru, where he noticed: «The ant is used because they are small and powerfull, that's how we think of ...


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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 as ever-present reality, while other people have reported it under unusual circumstances, or the influence of drugs. While most of us are not synesthetes, we ...


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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 Armstrong who had done covers for another group signed by Warner Bros. Records, R.E.M.. Having just the album title to work on, Bilheimer had some ideas, with ...


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