The 13th studio album by this iconic British musician, released in 1991 on Warner Brothers. It peaked at No. 5 on the UK Album Chart and at No. 55 on the Billboard 200. Krage Design worked with WEA and WB to produce CD, vinyl and cassette packaging along with all marketing and advertising material.
Box set of Elvis Costello's first three albums with the live album 'Live At El Mocambo'. The stencil lettering was cut out of the box with the red colour coming from the large photo booklet underneath. The booklet featured photos from Elvis Costello's early career and was heavily influenced by the original sleeve designer Barney Bubbles.
From Elvis Costello to Al Casey, Ian Dury to Buddy Johnson, Krage Design has produced sleeves, packaging and marketing material for Warner Bros, Ace Records, Demon Records and Rykodisc.
A series of Demon artists including Ian Dury were photographed with their favorite Demon albums in black and white by John Millar. Part of the branding and marketing material for Demon Records the independent record label that was descended from Stiff, Radar and F-Beat records.
Released in 1994 on Warner
Bros this was the first album Costello recorded with his band the Attractions since Blood and Chocolate in 1986. Brutal Youth was the third of Costello's albums, to peak at number two in the UK albums chart. All packaging and marketing material was produced by Krage Design.
LP cover design for Demon Records. Charlie Rich recorded these tracks for Hi Records in 1966 and 1967. His was a small Memphis label that featured Willie Mitchell, Al Green and the Bill Black Combo
CD cover and package for Ace Records originally released on Stacy Records. Al Casey was a guitar player from Phoenix, Arizona. This album dates from the late 1950s. Al Casey was known for his instrumental surf and R&B singles.
Front cover and catalogue of the complete works of Frank Zappa on Rykodisc. Featuring original promo photo of Zappa with the 'ZAPPALOGUE' type forming the moustache and beard.
Solo album released on Chrysalis Records by the singer best known for his work with Squeeze, Ace and Mike & the Mechanics.
Not the American grunge band but the melodic pop-rock, psychedelic British band of the same name from the 1970's. Best known for their second single 'Rainbow Chaser'.
Buddy Johson was an American jazz and New York blues pianist and bandleader. This album spans 1941 to 1952 and the cover design reflects this period style. It takes its influence from the hand-painted kipper ties of the 1940s.
Re-brand of the independent record label that was set up by Jake Riviera after his departure from Stiff Records. Jake wanted a constructivist style for the label so a minimal red, white and black palatte was chosen with a stylised Demon figure that was applied to signage, labels, stationery, record labels and
Hogg's country blues style was popular with in the American South during the late 40s and early 50s. The sleeve takes its style from this period.
Sleeve for a best of Albert King the influential blues guitarist originally released on Stax records. Re-issued by Ace Records.
Stiff Records was a British independent record label formed in London by Dave Robinson and Jake Riviera). The 4 CD box set reflects the evolving style of the label which ran from 1976 to 1985. Stiff signed various acts such as Nick Lowe, the Damned, Lene Lovich, Wreckless Eric, Elvis Costello, and Ian Dury.
Compilation album released on Demon Records in 1986 that shamelessly borrows its style from the first Elvis Presley album sleeve.
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