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Peter Saville on his classic Joy Division and New Order artwork

Peter Saville is a legendary album cover designer. He’s best known for his Joy Division and New Order covers, but has also done work for Pulp, Suede and Roxy Music.

© Photo Mark Hanauer. Album Cover of Breakfast in America the British band Supertramp, 1979.

Supertramp Breakfast In America SHM SACD Includes the Hit Singles ''The Logical Song'', ''Goodbye Stranger'' & ''Breakfast in America''!

Album cover Blue Monday - New Order, by Peter Saville

New Order - Blue Monday - Cover design: Peter Saville and Brett Wickens

New Order:  Design by Peter Saville

The Manchester Connection - in pictures

Credit: Courtesy of Movie Poster Art Gallery New Order - Movement' Peter Saville

My review on Brothers in Arms, Dire Straits    (my personal images are used in audio e-books for children 3-7 and Illustrative Poetry, available at

Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms album cover "So Far Away", "Money for Nothing" (Knopfler, Sting) and "Walk of Life" come to mind when I hear this album.

Duran Duran

Duran Duran - "Rio" album cover - released in 1982 - artwork by Patrick Nagel

The Modernity of Jazz Album Covers

The jazz enthusiast in your life really needs a collection of covers like this (Freddie Hubbard-Hub-Tones) as found in "The Cover Art of Blue Note Records.