Record Sleeve

Their Satanic Majesties Request

1967 (made)

Cooper, Michael

Height: 31 cm open, Width: 61.8 cm open

E.576-1985 PDP

12-inch LP 'gatefold' record sleeve for 'Their Satanic Majesties Request' by The Rolling Stones. Design of collages, colour offset lithographic printing and a faceted sheet of plastic (to create a pseudo three-dimensional effect). Design and photography by Michael Cooper. Back cover illustration by Tony Meeuwissen. Printed by Robert Stare, England. Issued by Decca. 1967.

12-inch LP 'gatefold' record sleeve for Their Satanic Majesties Request by The Rolling Stones. The central image is printed on a faceted sheet of plastic to create a pseudo three-dimensional effect.

Recorded by the Rolling Stones for the Decca Record Company. This design is a direct reposte to the Beatles' Sgt Pepper sleeve by Blake, Haworth and Cooper (E.577-1985). The group portrait is printed on a faceted plastic sheet to create a moving three dimensional photograph. This image was generated by Artchie at Pictorial Productions and was produced at a cost of $25,000. The record retailed at 5 shillings above the average price at the time.

Given by Stephen Calloway

Location: Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case TS, shelf 38

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