Cool Cover: Peach PRC’s Manic Dream Pixie

Artist: Peach PRCAlbum: Manic Dream PixieDetails: Who doesn’t love loads of pink? And pixies, and butterflies? Australian singer Peach PRC sure does. This lovely photo and art work comes from Billy Zammit, a fellow-Aussie who also has celebrated musicians Peking Duk and done numerous fashion projects.

Cool Cover: Rowan’s DOES IT MAKE YOU HAPPY?

Artist: RowanAlbum: DOES IT MAKE YOU HAPPY?Details: With artwork by Stewart Armstrong and Rowan’s drummer Fionn Hennessy-Hayes on photographer duty, DOES IT MAKE YOU HAPPY? is a colorful mix of flowers? Oil paint? I am not sure what this is exactly, but it’s very pretty. This is the Irish band’s debut album.

Cool Cover: Luke Evans – A Song For You

Artist: Luke EvansAlbum: A Song For YouDetails:  Welsh actor/singer-songwriter and the generally amazing Luke Evans just released his second album, A Song For You, including covers of “Over the Rainbow,” “Last Christmas” and “My Way.” There’s also a duet with actress/singer Nicole Kidman on “Say Something.” I believe this is the first song Kidman’s done […]

Cool Cover: Fancey’s Star Dreams

Artist: FanceyAlbum: Star DreamsDetails: The New Pornographers’ guitarist Todd Fancey has a solo project! Did you know? Star Dreams is the fifth album from Fancey, which got some great artwork from Antoine Diligent, who thought up an intergalactic blue flower with a rainbow and stars streaming out of it. Beautiful. Cover art for Fancey’s Star Dreams […]

Cool Cover: Meditations on Crime’s “Heloise”

Artist: Meditations on CrimeAlbum: “Heloise” (single)Details: Meditations on Crime, Julia Holter & Harper Simon, have released a single called “Heloise.” Artwork for the single comes courtesy of photographer Jessica Craig-Martin, whose work is often “cropped and obliquely angled photographs (which) rarely allow for the identification of her subjects’ faces.” Those curious to see the full photo […]