14 Classic Albums Reimagined As Books

British designer Christophe Gowans answers the question: “What if best-selling albums had been books instead?”

1. The Jimi Hendrix Experience, “Are You Experienced?”

2. Kraftwerk, “The Man-Machine”

3. Patti Smith, “Horses”

4. Prince, “Purple Rain”

5. The Beach Boys, “Pet Sounds”

6. PJ Harvey, “Let England Shake”

7. Bob Dylan, “Blood on the Tracks”

8. The Beatles, “Abbey Road”

9. New Order, “Power, Corruption, and Lies”

10. Bruce Springsteen, “Born to Run”

11. Queen, “A Day at the Races” and “A Night at the Opera”

12. The Killers, “Hot Fuss”

13. George Michael, “Faith”

14. Michael Jackson, “Bad”

You can find several other designs, plus product descriptions of the imaginary books, at Christophe Gowan’s website. Some of the designs have been issued as screen prints and postcards at The Rockpot.

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