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Music as retro pulp fiction cover art by Todd Alcott

Music as retro pulp fiction covers by Todd Alcott
Music as retro pulp fiction cover art by Todd Alcott

Love this idea. Classic music as retro pulp fiction cover art by Todd Alcott. Even better, each is available to buy online.

Music as retro pulp fiction covers by Todd Alcott
Music as retro pulp fiction cover art by Todd Alcott

 

Classic tracks from a cross section of bands and solo artists are featured, including the likes of David Bowie, Bob Dylan, Talking Heads, The Smiths, Elvis Costello, The Clash, Rolling Stones, King Crimson and more. Although initially you might think you are looking at an old book cover.

Music as retro pulp fiction covers by Todd Alcott
Music as retro pulp fiction cover art by Todd Alcott

 

That’s the point really. Tracks from those acts have been reworked using both US and UK pulp or popular fiction covers, the former using the sensationalism you would expect of them, the latter a little more matter of fact. But just as cool.

Music as retro pulp fiction covers by Todd Alcott
Music as retro pulp fiction cover art by Todd Alcott

 

The covers feature the band, the song title and in many cases, the lyrics added in to replace what would be the eye-catching plotline of the story itself.

Music as retro pulp fiction covers by Todd Alcott
Music as retro pulp fiction cover art by Todd Alcott

 

Bright, colourful and unashamedly retro. They should look amazing framed on a wall and will definitely be a talking point when anyone with even the vaguest interest in music pops round.

Music as retro pulp fiction covers by Todd Alcott
Music as retro pulp fiction cover art by Todd Alcott

 

To give you an idea of what you expect, I’ve picked out a selection of the artwork available right here. But do check out the artist’s Etsy site to browse the full range and to find out the inspiration behind each of the chosen artworks.

Each print is handmade and printed on heavy, glossy paper, but does vary in price depending on the size you require. But as a guide, ou are looking at a starting price of £19.96.

Find out more at the Todd Alcott Graphics website

Music as retro pulp fiction covers by Todd Alcott
Music as retro pulp fiction cover art by Todd Alcott

 

Music as retro pulp fiction covers by Todd Alcott
Music as retro pulp fiction cover art by Todd Alcott

 

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