Camden Town has a rich history of music, art, and culture. It’s certainly played its part in the development of the British music scene. We take a look at some of the album covers that have been taken in the area.
The Clash – The Clash
This 1977 album from The Clash features an album cover taken in the Stables Market, and it’s appropriately the location for a classic punk rock album.
The Rolling Stones – Between The Buttons
This album cover was photographed on Primrose Hill by Gered Mankowitz in 1966. Their ‘Between the Buttons’ album was released in 1967.
The Beatles – Abbey Road
One of the most famous albums of all time also has one of the most iconic covers. Abbey Road, named after the studio and the road they are crossing, is a timeless masterpiece.
David Bowie – The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars
Yet another classic album, this time from David Bowie. The cover was photo’d at the K West in number 23 Heddon Street, W1.
Oasis – (What’s The Story) Morning Glory?
In the heart of the West End, The Oasis album cover was taken in Berwick Street. Look to the left and you’ll see the now closed down Select a Disc music shop.
Madness – Absolutely
The second LP from Madness secured their place in musical history. The front cover shows the band members in front of Chalk Farm station.
Greyhound – Black and White
The reggae band released Black and White in 1971. The photo, as you can see, was taken in Camden Town along the canal.
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