No direct address is used Indie by any of the members of the band creating a feel like we are actually there with them while this photo’s being taken.Black and whitetheme of the frontcover makes the redfont cd album namestand out. The band only fills half of the album cover. Makes the band and album name stand out at the top.Image of them is in astudio recording. Thiskeeps within the maintheme of indie musicvideos with bandsbecause they alwaysshow them playingtheirinstruments/recordingsessions.
Indie We don’t see the artist- just her legs in rollerBright yellow skates and spotty tights.background makes the This leaves a hint ofalbum cover stand out. mysteriousness aboutGives a happy feel what the artist.we would expect fromher music.Artists name is placedin the bottom left handcorner. Even though it’snot at the top we stillsee the importance of itas of the way her legsare positioned aroundit.
Rap A dark theme isPhoto shot covers the used, with justwhole album cover. ‘natural’ lightShows an elaborate coming throughhouse/castle doors as the the main doors tolocation. highlight the teddy bear. Surroundings are dark giving a hint of mystery.A teddy bear costume is usedcommonly through KanyeWest’s album covers- werecognise him with thischaracter/icon. The teddy bear’s eyes are not using direct address and are looking to the left. This again gives a hint of mysteriousness which could reflect this artists music.
Rap Artists face is made The album art stands digitally out of ‘pills’ out on the black which links to the background. This drug use which is also gives a deeper associated with the rap feel to the music as genre- especially with it’s a album cover the artist Eminem. with meaning behind it. ‘Parental Advisory’ sign is used showing that the rapThe album name is placed genre is common forin a ‘medicine/drug card’ swearing. Gives a badwhich keeps with the representation for peoplerunning them of the drugs who like the rap genre asand pills. it shows that they do negative things such as swearing and drugs.
Pop The way she is positioned as a model is unusual due to her being placed on the right hand side. This shows the doodles around her link in with her as an artist.Cartoon drawings around She is still looking at thethe main artist- Cher camera which makes usLloyd- create a teenage feel a connection. This isdream effect with the different to other covers‘doodles’. Gives us a hint where starts are usuallyof what her music is going either giving strong directto be like- upbeat and address or looking away.bubbly.Bright coloursmatch with heroutfit, makes itstand out.Everything ties White background soin with each that everything elseother showing a can stand out.clear link. Name of the album is placed in the left hand corner in bold black writing- easy to recognize. The lines above and below it section it off slightly from the overall design, showing it’s importance.
Pop The ‘L’ that Lily Allen is positioned on is the same font type as her name- linking the two together.The way in whichshe is positionedas a model onthe letter Lhighlights the A simple layout is used withimportance of the just the letter ‘L’. This isobject and is very effective because the ‘L’ linksdifferent to other to her first letter of hergenres of music name.when they mainlyhave a close upof the artists faceon the albumcover. The background is Name of her album is placed a white/pink wash underneath her name in pink which links in with writing matching with the pink the colour scheme dress and pink inside of her of pink. letter. Connotes femininity.
R&BClose up of theartists face- nodirect address is The album nameused. Still a strong is written inshot however think whitewhich is why it’s capitals at theeffective. bottom of the album cover. It stands out but the artist stand out stronger with this image.The main theme of thisalbum cover is red. This isused through her hair and lipcolour.
R&BNo direct addressis used. The artistis focused on the The artists nameside, showing us ‘Jason Derulo’ is athis jaw line the top looking(maybe best simple in lowerfeatures are being capitals. Standsenhanced). out in white font and moulds with the overall colour scheme of a blue/white wash.Has a blue/white tint tothe album cover givingconnotations that themusic this man makes isrelaxing and soulful.
Artists name isthe mainattraction above Whole album coverthe photo. gives a indieMatches with the authentic look.red tree branch Seems like randomthat comes out of shapes are made outthe side of the of tissue paper thatalbum cover. surround her.Image of her is herpositioned to theside on her kneeswith her facetowards the front- Red is the strongdirect address is theme with her nameused. Unusual use and pieces of the artof levels so that work being red. Alsoboth the artist parts on her dress andherself and her her tights are red.name stand out. Links the whole album cover together.