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Origin of the Unknown Pleasures cover


As Geoffrey Plant reported in Cubes of Beauty, Jack-of-all-trades Ben Adams transformed a plain Jane Alibi distro box into a visual ode to Joy Division's Unknown Pleasures album cover. Adams' español tribute to the iconic image sits and broods outside Tractor Brewing Company. In the below video by Visualized, art director and graphic designer Peter Saville muses about the creation and cultural impact of his most well-known Factory Records album art.

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