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Albums Redesigned as Vintage Book Covers by Christophe Gowans

If the recent death of Storm Thorgerson was any indication, music is often married to its album art. All the more reason to take something incredibly iconic in the age of Pirate Bay and iPods and turn it on its head, like the graphic reinventions of Christophe Gowans. The former Esquire art director's project The Record Books turns landmark albums into something you'd find in the clearance bin at Bookmans, making you think twice about those records you grew up listening to.

Check out more at Gowan's website and see a selection of our favorites after the break.

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Troy Farah is an independent journalist and documentary field producer. He has worked with VICE, Fusion, LA Weekly, Golf Digest, BNN, Tucson Weekly, and Phoenix New Times.
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