Alternate artwork for 'Low In High School'

Discussion in 'General Discussion archive 2017 (read-only)' started by joe frady, Sep 21, 2017.

By joe frady on Sep 21, 2017 at 10:54 AM
  1. joe frady

    joe frady Vile Refusenik

    Apr 29, 2006
    not Edinburgh, sadly.
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    1. Famous when dead
      Famous when dead
      Out of interest, how did an exclusive 'art print' morph in to 'alternate cover'.
      I think Joe's post is being interpreted too literally. There's no suggestion that it's anything but a promo poster.
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    2. BillBudd
      Not a bad image but I prefer the official one. I wish you all a horrible day.
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    3. DrStatham
      Got a point. No reference to it on the HMV website either... Especially since it says it is available rather than coming with it.
    4. ninetimesfined
      On closer inspection the birds in the backgrounds are pigeons and all photoshopped. I don’t know what the significance with the photoshop birds even is. Initially I thought they were gulls, which sort of makes more sense; scavenging birds, sort of ties in the with the shopping trolley, vagrancy type theme. But look at the bird to the right on the foreground; looks really unnatural and out of place.

      I like the ‘my parents of a handful’ sign. Sort of puts me in mind of the Peanuts comics, with the child like scrawl.

      I reckon that rather than an alternative cover this was probably taken as a personal shot for the mantelpiece of the kid’s parents.
    5. SuedeMoz

      This is the cover I'm going to use for my digital version - it was posted here by @joe frady when the album title was first announced in August.
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    6. Anonymous
      Joe Slee please save us from Morrissey's nephew, this is awful, such a poor excuse for a sleeve, some art school rejects idea of quality, so sad, are his whole set blind and they all yes men!
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    7. g23
      He's about as subtle as a sledgehammer nowadays. I miss the more tongue in cheek side of him lately.
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    8. Ketamine Sun
      Ketamine Sun
      obviously a reference to Jobriaths first band... PIDGEON

      ... or not.
    9. Anonymous
      here's an alternate idea:
    10. ACTON

      Attached Files:

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    11. Quando quando quando
      Quando quando quando
      Agree with you to some extent.
      I miss silly Moz, I liked songs like King Leer, Roy's Keane, Dagenham Dave. Fatty, Hate it when our friends become successful, Life being a succession of people saying goodbye and all that.
      The selfmockery being an essential part of it. Very English. And funny.
      And some kind of counterbalance to the great but very heavy and serious other content of his songs.
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    12. mcrickson
      For once, it appears that we can say: it wasn't Sam's fault.
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    13. Quando quando quando
      Quando quando quando
      Hello Sam. :)
      Say it loud and be proud! :rock:
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    14. SuedeMoz
    15. g23
      Not to be one of those kind of jerks, but I didn't get into Morrissey to be pounded over the head with his opinions on politics. That being said, I fully support his right as an artist to go in whatever direction he chooses, sonically and lyrically. He used to be able to make strong political points with humor and grace, and I don't get the new style of "Don't vote, don't watch the news" and so on. It seems strangely impotent to me in all of its directness.
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    16. Anonymous
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    17. Uncleskinny
      Photoshop. It does many things.

      Could it have erased a word to the right of 'ARE A'?

      Or, is it smut - "My Parents' area - handful' ?
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    18. Ketamine Sun
      Ketamine Sun
      smooth goth over anarcho-punk ? ;)
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    19. g23
      Show me an anarcho-punk that's stayed true to their roots in their late 50s! And honestly, anyone who claims a genre as their own after a certain age just kind of makes me sad. I just want to pat them on the head and say "There, there. I know. Your identity."

      EDIT: And I suppose I value lyrics that can be interpreted in many ways above blunt bludgeoning directness.
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    20. rivum
      what is the significance of "for the man who has nothing" under Stereo on the top right?
      And why does it need to say "stereo" anyway? I mean, aside from Beatles reissues, is anything ever released in mono?
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