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Books: Put the Needle on the Record

madonnalicious reader Matthew Chojnacki contacted us to let fans know about his new book:

I recently wrote an '80s cover art book called Put the Needle on the Record, with a foreword by Jake Shears (Scissor Sisters) and an afterword by Nick Rhodes (Duran Duran). It will be released on Sunday 28 August.

It chronicles 7" and 12" single cover artwork from the 1980s (and Madonna is the most featured of any artist), and I interviewed over 125 musicians and cover artists to get the stories behind the images....everyone from Annie Lennox to Gary Numan.

The book is available for pre-order at Amazon - UK or Amazon - US

Here is a look at the cover and an exclusive sneak-peek at the Like A Prayer page:


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cool coffee table book! i think i'll pick this up when i see it out and about.

Jason tells it like it is!

I hope she contiues to release physical releases... especially those lovely 12" picture disc!


Ahhh! That is really interesting I didn't know that Chrisopher did the artwork. I must say I didn't really think about it at the time I just loved the record. Still do

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