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Mettle

  • Object:

    Compact Disc

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    1989 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Coppenhall, Dave (designer)
    Mills, Russell, born 1952 (designer)
    Peacock, Adam (photographer)
    Hugo Largo (musician)
    Nicholls, Phil (photographer)
    Opal - Land Records (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour offset lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lin Barkass, Opal Ltd.

  • Museum number:

    E.1613-1990

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB4G, shelf SH8, box TS54

Physical description

Compact disc and inlay card in a jewel case [E.1613 to 1614-1990]. 'Mettle' recorded by the group Hugo Largo for Land Records.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)

Date

1989 (issued)

Artist/maker

Coppenhall, Dave (designer)
Mills, Russell, born 1952 (designer)
Peacock, Adam (photographer)
Hugo Largo (musician)
Nicholls, Phil (photographer)
Opal - Land Records (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Colour offset lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered with titles, credits and 'Front cover photography by Adam Peacock. Band photograph by Phil Nicholls. Art & Design by Russel Mills + Dave Coppenhall'.

Object history note

The same image is used on a poster, a long-playing record, a postcard and a cassette. See E.1627, 1592, 1519 and 1621-1990.

Historical context note

Land Records formed part of the Opal Group of Companies. Founded in 1984, Opal represented Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois, John Paul Jones, Jon Hassell, Harold Budd, Roger Eno, Michael Brook, Laraaji, and visual artists Russell Mills and Andrew Logan. Opal not only encompassed many aspects of the music business such as music publishing, artist management, record production and its own label, Land Records, but was also involved worldwide in video and art installations, concert promotion and book publishing. Since 1991 Opal concentrated solely on music publishing and Brian Eno's own work.

Descriptive line

Compact disc and inlay card in a jewel case [E.1613 to 1614-1990], 'Mettle' recorded by the group Hugo Largo. Cover design by Russell Mills and Dave Coppenhall. Issued by Land Records, Great Britain, 1989.

Techniques

Colour offset lithography

Categories

Labels & packaging; Music

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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