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The man behind Pink Floyd's art


For generations of music fans the album cover has had a special place ever since the first was created in 1939.

From Andy Warhol's banana on the front of the first Velvet Underground record to the underwater baby on the cover of Nirvana's Nevermind, album art has spawned many iconic images.

Storm Thorgerson, who dreamed up designs for Pink Floyd's LPs, talks through some of the highlights of his career - as well some ideas that failed to get off the drawing board.

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