[Grief] Christopherson cover art

LIC lactose.intolerant.cat at gmail.com
Wed Aug 18 17:21:58 PDT 2010


There's a fairly good list in the wiki page
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Christopherson

On 19 August 2010 05:23, Angus Spottiswoode <swindonbakery at gmail.com> wrote:

>  Yeah, I always liked the idea that Sleazy had his hand in mainstream
> stuff, like those album covers, and later as a video director (I think he
> even did a Van Halen video!).
>
> Somehow seems a little subversive.
>
> That's why I'm keen to confirm as much as I can what projects he worked
> on.
>
> I am told that later Coil also did music on the side for commercials
> (things like perfume and cars!). That tickles me too!
>
> I've always imagined that it was the money from these 'real' jobs that kept
> him solvent, especially in the early days when I imagine TG were not making
> much money.
>
> On Aug 18, 2010, at 11:36 AM, Youngy 93 <youngy93 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>   I'm pretty certain it is.
>
> I mentioned it to Gen backstage at a PTV gig in Manchester and wasn't
> corrected.
>
> Obviously that's no proof, but I do seem to remember reading elsewhere that
> it was them... I'll track down the article and post it...
>
> I'm prepared to be corrected but, short of a definitive statement from one
> of them one way or the other we may never know.
>
> I actually quite like the idea that 3 of TG were involved with the album
> design of a UFO album...
>
> That's me though... easily pleased.
>
> Y 93
>
>
> On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 12:58 PM, DIL23 <hex at blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
>
>> Yeah - he seems strangley reticent about the Hipgnosis stuf and
>> his 'commercial' video work - I keep coming across pretty 'mainstream
>> pop/rock' vids on YouTube that he's credited as director on!
>>
>> Is that REALLY Gen & Cosey on the UFO album cover??? Seen it many times
>> over
>> the years and would never have even guessed (just had another look - still
>> not sure! ;-)
>>
>> DIL23
>> :)
>>
>> On Wednesday 18 August 2010 12:36:56 s. borges wrote:
>> > I have also looked into this - the flying pig cover for floyd was shot
>> by
>> > him. Read that somewhere.
>> >
>> > 2010/8/18 Youngy 93 <youngy93 at gmail.com>
>> >
>> > > I think he also did the cover of Force It by UFO, the one with Cosey
>> and
>> > > Gen on the cover...
>> > >
>> > > Y93
>> > >
>> > >  On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 6:56 AM, Angus Spottiswoode <
>> > >
>> > > swindonbakery at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > >>  Possibly totally trivial and off topic... but I always wondered
>> exactly
>> > >> which Hipgnosis album covers Sleazy photographed. It's so hard to
>> find
>> > >> confirmation, even from the man himself. So here I was browsing and I
>> > >> came across this...
>> > >>
>> > >> http://realworldgalleries.com/scratch/
>> > >>
>> > >>
>> > >>
>> > >>
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