Wednesday, November 17, 2004

COVER VERSION RECOVERED: God alone knows what Damien Hirst's cover for the Band Aid single must have looked like if Midge Ure rejected it in favour of this:



Apart from the questionable use of an emaciated child at all (will Chumbawamba be doing a 20th anniversary 'Pictures of starving children sell records'?) it looks to us like the polar bears are hiding behind the tree waiting to attack him. What was going on in their heads when they designed this?


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

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I can't see the starving kiddie without thinking of a different sleeve [sorry, don't know how to hotlink in these comments].


--Alan Connor#

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