The album art adorning Klaxons' upcoming LP numero dos Surfing the Void has turned more than a few heads, all thanks to the already-iconic image of bandmember Jaime Reynolds' cat Orphee bravely donning an astronaut's space suit. It's only fitting that Simon Taylor-Davies shares with us the album covers he thinks are worthy of being tagged 'iconic', all from his personal collection.
Harumi - Harumi (1968)
"Wonderful 60's psych/folk record from Japan. Beautiful vibrant colours with a butterfly in the flowerbed. History is here."
Fripp and Eno - No Pussyfooting (1973)
"BIG chit chat. More in the mirror than meets the eye. Noodle brother and shredder are on one."
Wzt Hearts - Heat Chief (2006)
"A collage of stretched tapestries form the walls of a bizarre den. Always struggle to find top /// bottom. Perfect visual for the epic drone inside. (Photo probably upside down)"
Todd Rundgren - A Wizard, a True Star (1973)
"Sometimes find a strong connection."
Wolf Eyes & Black Dice - Wolf Eyes & Black Dice (2003)
90 Day Men - Panda Park (2004)
"Favourite record ever. The zoo under Fred Tomaselli's sky."
Sonic Boom - Spectrum (1990)
"The limited edition version comes with a bolted on spinning wheel so you can flex some self hypnosis."
Ashra - New Age Of Earth (1976)
"The sun rises over a New Age of Earth. Iconic."
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