These Classic Albums Reimagined As Novels Are Awesome

Do you like music? Do you like books? You'll find these classic albums reimagined as novels - in covers and synopses - pretty cool. From Pixies to Dire Straits, Arcade Fire to The Clash, The Killers to My Bloody Valentine, Christophe Gowans sets best-selling music in the literary tradition. It makes sense that the London-based graphic designer used to work in the music industry. Some even come with synopses. Here's one for 'Loveless':

Lengthy novel, published in 1964, about the descent into madness of a sexually repressed secretary in London. It may well conclude in a bloodbath of violent retribution, but at over 350 pages of wooden prose, who’s ever going to know?


And Radiohead's 'OK Computer':

Instruction manual for an obscure brand of personal computer. Slightly yellowed but completely unused, as the machine itself never worked. Indeed, upon opening it up to undertake a repair, it was found to have no working parts of any kind. In fact it contained a brick, taped to the inside of the housing


You can guy them as prints or postcards here. I want them all.



[subhead] The Stone Roses, 'The Stone Roses'[/subhead]

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[subhead] Bob Dylan, 'Blood On The Tracks'[/subhead]

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[subhead]Prince, 'Purple Rain'[/subhead]

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[subhead] The Beach Boys, 'Pet Sounds'[/subhead]

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[subhead] Oasis, '(What's The Story) Morning Glory?'[/subhead]

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[subhead] Kraftwerk, 'The Man Machine'[/subhead]

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[subhead] PJ Harvey, 'Let England Shake'[/subhead]

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[subhead] Bruce Springsteen, 'Born To Run'[/subhead]

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[subhead] Michael Jackson, 'Bad'[/subhead]

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