Saturday, 21 November 2009
Friday, 20 November 2009
Italian record labels had few qualms about using a nude album cover to shift product. The prime Italian NV artists were Gil Ventura and Fausto Papetti, who had there sax-based brand of easy-listening sold almost exclusively off the back of nude and erotic album art.
Posted by timob at 15:51
Soul, funk, disco and reggae were a set of genres that lent themselves nicely to the nude cover. Soul was sultry, funk flirtatious, disco unashamedly sleazy and reggae always had a little sass to go with its bass.
Trojan marketed their early Tighten Up reggae comps with a series of sexy semi-nude sleeves, while these were preceded by the bolder Pama Straighten Up series.
Posted by timob at 15:10