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Bananarama I Heard a Rumour

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1987 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    London Records (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Offset lithography

  • Museum number:

    E.469-1988

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 514, case PR, shelf 43, box L

Physical description

Offset lithograph poster advertising the release of The Brand New Single, in two 45 rpm single formats, by the female pop group Bananarama. The design features a photograph of all three memeber sof the group overlaid with the text Bananarama I Heard A Rumour Bananarama.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1987 (issued)

Artist/maker

London Records (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Offset lithography

Marks and inscriptions

BANANARAMA / I HEARD A RUMOUR / BANANARAMA / THE BRAND NEW SINGLE / OUT NOW ON 7" & 12" HOROSCOPE MIX
Part of design.

Dimensions

Height: 154 cm, Width: 103.6 cm

Object history note

This poster would have probably occupied one of the thousands of illegal inner-city sites across the United Kingdom. The sensuous nature of this highly successful all-woman vocal group is here tempered by the dominant typographical message.

Descriptive line

Offset lithograph poster advertising the release of the single 'I Heard a Rumour' by the female pop group Bananarama. Issued by London Records. Great Britain. 1987.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Edge, Kevin. The Art of Selling Songs : Graphics for the Music Business, 1690-1990. London : Futures Publications, 1991.

Techniques

Offset lithography

Subjects depicted

Singers

Categories

Advertising; Entertainment & Leisure; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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