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Lonely is an Eyesore

  • Object:

    Record

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (published)
    France (made)

  • Date:

    1987 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Various (bands)
    Beggars Group Media Limited - Beggars Banquet Records (record label)
    23 Envelope (design agency)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Vinyl record with colour print (probably offset lithograph) paper labels

  • Museum number:

    E.313-1989

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case TS, shelf 17

Physical description

12" long-playing record 'Lonely is an Eyesore', a compilation of recordings by 4AD artists, summarising the label's mid-eighties productions, including recordings by Dead Can Dance, Throwing Muses, Cocteau Twins and The Wolfgang Press. The background of the centre labels uses the same design as that on the sleeves and accompanying booklet.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (published)
France (made)

Date

1987 (published)

Artist/maker

Various (bands)
Beggars Group Media Limited - Beggars Banquet Records (record label)
23 Envelope (design agency)

Materials and Techniques

Vinyl record with colour print (probably offset lithograph) paper labels

Marks and inscriptions

Central labels lettered with: '33'; album title; tracklisting and band names; 4AD logo and catalogue number 'CAD D 703'; 'P & C 1987 4 A D'; 'MADE IN FRANCE'; 'A' and 'B' respectively.

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.1 cm

Descriptive line

12" long-playing record 'Lonely is an Eyesore', a compilation of recordings by 4AD artists, summarising the label's mid-eighties productions. Label design by 23 Envelope. Published by 4AD, Great Britain, 1987.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Colour printing

Categories

Labels & packaging; Music

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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