How Roxy Music’s Soft-Core Pin-Up Girls Saved the Album Cover

Browsing through the rock section of a record store in 1972, you’d see a wealth of abstract cover images: an exploding blimp on the cover of Led Zeppelin’s 1969 self-titled debut, an ear underwater on the cover of Pink Floyd’s 1971 album Meddle. Such a style was de rigueur for “serious” rock bands at the … Continue reading How Roxy Music’s Soft-Core Pin-Up Girls Saved the Album Cover