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Old 05-31-19, 04:51 PM
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Help identifying a Single/Album cover

So a friend is stuck identifying an album cover from a small image of some very 80s pop artwork. I do recognize it, but cannot place it.

Any ideas?

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Re: Help identifying a Single/Album cover

That does indeed look familiar to me, but maybe that's just my imagination. I don't know if I've seen it before or not. The style does indeed look like it's from the 1980s.
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Re: Help identifying a Single/Album cover

Wow!
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I know for a fact I have seen this album or design, and I was almost certain I owned it. It's extremely familiar to me, but I looked through all of my "Rated" album covers at RateYourMusic and came up empty.
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It could well be from a movie poster or DVD cover rather than a music album.
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Re: Help identifying a Single/Album cover

Does your friend go by Digby? lol

https://www.pistonheads.com/gassing/...&t=1813495&i=0

Looks familiar... but the first couple of bands (Duran Duran and The Cars) while similar aren't it.
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Re: Help identifying a Single/Album cover

That's cool. That image has gone viral because so many people think it looks familiar but can't identify it.

It sure looks familiar but I can't identify it. My first thought was that it was an album cover. Or maybe some design we sold when I worked at Spenser Gifts at the mall.

ETA: A Google Image Search for Memphis Shapes brings up a lot of similar patterns.
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Re: Help identifying a Single/Album cover

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Does your friend go by Digby? lol

https://www.pistonheads.com/gassing/...&t=1813495&i=0

Looks familiar... but the first couple of bands (Duran Duran and The Cars) while similar aren't it.
What I thought of as well.
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Re: Help identifying a Single/Album cover

I was thinking Information Society or the background of Fresh Prince.
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Man, this is frustrating! I know we'll all be kicking ourselves when someone finds the answer, though it's obviously a somewhat obscure image at a minimum, or someone would have gotten it already.
I thought it might be Ultravox Greatest Hits, or Howard Jones - something poppy from the mid-'80s - and then it struck me that it might be a cover or intro design from one of the old '80s Degrassi series, but no dice. Maybe I'll take a look through my DVD collection.
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Re: Help identifying a Single/Album cover

I propose that the design is just from the skateboard, and that we only think we've seen it in the 1980s due to the Mandela effect.
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Re: Help identifying a Single/Album cover

This is driving me nuts!
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Re: Help identifying a Single/Album cover

There is actually an article about this:

https://www.thesun.co.uk/fabulous/92...re-is-it-from/
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The answer with respect to the original picture is the skateboard since someone found the original picture it came from.

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Re: Help identifying a Single/Album cover

Looks like an early 90's Taco Bell dining room theme.
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Re: Help identifying a Single/Album cover

Okay, for whatever reason I'm thinking it's a Kinks album. Gonna go look now!



edited to add: Okay - I was totally wrong! But I know I've it, and not on a skateboard!!

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Re: Help identifying a Single/Album cover

That was from the background for the Movie poster of Sinbad's Genie movie.

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