Best
Art Vinyl 2020

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American Head
Artist

The Flaming Lips

Title

American Head

Label

Bella Union

Design

Photography Kenny Coyne.
Layout, design Wayne Coyne & George Salisbury

Folklore
Artist

Taylor Swift

Title

Folklore

Label

Republic

Design

Photography by Beth Garrabrant

Good Luck, Seeker
Artist

The Waterboys

Title

Good Luck, Seeker

Label

Cooking Vinyl

Design

Cover painting by B.C. Nowlin

God Damn
Artist

God Damn

Title

God Damn

Label

One Little Indian

Design

Artwork Tom J Newell

Heavy Light
Artist

U.S. Girls

Title

Heavy Light

Label

4AD

Design

Cover photography Jeff Bietk

Kick
Artist

Arca

Title

Kick

Label

4AD

Design

Cover artwork Carlota Guerreo & Carlos Saez

Miss Anthropocene
Artist

Grimes

Title

Miss Anthropocene

Label

4AD

Design

Design by Bradley G Munkowitz & Popovy Sisters

Sundowner
Artist

Kevin Morby

Title

Sundowner

Label

Dead Oceans/ Secretly Group

Design

Cover photography Johnny Kastalini.
Design by Kiks Krol

As Long As You Are
Artist

Future Islands

Title

As Long As You Are

Label

4AD

Design

Photography by Patrick Hodskins

A Deeper Shade of Sorrow
Artist

Rotting Kingdom

Title

A Deeper Shade of Sorrow

Label

Boris Records

Design

Artwork by Nightjar art of Adam Burke

Eyelet
Artist

Islet

Title

Eyelet

Label

Fire Records

Design

Artwork by Emma Daman Thomas

Head Above The Water
Artist

Brigid Mae Power

Title

Head Above The Water

Label

Fire Records

Design

Photography by Steve Gullick

Ultra Mono
Artist

Idles

Title

Ultra Mono

Label

Partisan Records

Design

Artwork by Russell Oliver.
Layout Rob Scrace and Joseph Talbot

Working Men’s Club
Artist

Working Men's Club

Title

Working Men’s Club

Label

Heavenly

Design

Artwork Steve Hockett

Sign
Artist

Autechre

Title

Sign

Label

Warp

Design

The Designers Republic

Magic
Artist

Oneohtrix Point Never

Title

Magic

Label

Warp

Design

Design by Robert Beatty

Sleep On the Wing
Artist

Bibio

Title

Sleep On the Wing

Label

Warp

Design

Illustation and linocut print by Chris Wormell

It Is What It Is
Artist

Thunder Cat

Title

It Is What It Is

Label

Ninja Tune

Design

Photography Eddie Alcazar.
Layout & design Adam Stover

A View of U
Artist

Machine Drum

Title

A View of U

Label

Ninja Tune

Design

Art direction and design by Pilar Zeta

Continuation
Artist

Collocutor

Title

Continuation

Label

On the Corner (Kudos)

Design

Artwork by Victoria Topping

Loan Shark
Artist

Commodo

Title

Loan Shark

Label

Black Acre

Design

Art by Julia Petrova

Liquid Portraits
Artist

Clap! Clap!

Title

Liquid Portraits

Label

Black Acre

Design

Art by RUFFMERCY

The Universal Want
Artist

Doves

Title

The Universal Want

Label

Virgin Records

Design

Photography Maria Lax
Graphic Design David Kitson

I Love the New Sky 
Artist

Tim Burgess

Title

I Love the New Sky 

Label

Bella Union

Design

Design and front sleeve photography by Nik Void

Dinner Party
Artist

Terrace Martin, Robert Glasper, 9th Wonder, Kamasi Washington

Title

Dinner Party

Label

Sounds of Crenshaw

Design

Painting by Amani Washington
Layout by Brendan Walter

King’s Disease
Artist

Nas

Title

King’s Disease

Label

Mass Appeal

Design

Art work by Harmonia Rosalis

Blue Moon Rising EP
Artist

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds

Title

Blue Moon Rising EP

Label

Sour Mash

Design

Cover art by Gareth Halliday

Humanist
Artist

Humanist

Title

Humanist

Label

Ignition

Design

Cover art by Andrew Millar

More. Again. Forever.
Artist

Courteeners

Title

More. Again. Forever.

Label

Ignition

Design

Cover art by Laura Fray

Annual
Artist

Modern Nature

Title

Annual

Label

Bella Union

Design

Design layout Darryl Norsen
Sleeve illustration Tara Okon

Good Songs for Bad People
Artist

Drab City

Title

Good Songs for Bad People

Label

Bella Union

Design

Drab City

Likewise
Artist

Frances Quinlan

Title

Likewise

Label

Saddle Creek

Design

Frances Quinlan

England is a Garden
Artist

Cornershop Present

Title

England is a Garden

Label

Ample Play Records

Design

Artwork by Nick Edwards

The Red Planet
Artist

Rick Wakeman (and the English Ensemble)

Title

The Red Planet

Label

Madfish

Design

Cover design by Martin Robert Cook

Sleepwalking
Artist

Mariana Semikina

Title

Sleepwalking

Label

Kscope

Design

Cover photography by Eggor Kree

Chants from Another Place
Artist

Jonathan Hultén

Title

Chants from Another Place

Label

Kscope

Design

Jonathan Hultén

Seeking Thrills
Artist

Georgia

Title

Seeking Thrills

Label

Domino

Design

Artwork by Jonny Lu
Photography by Nancy Honey

Hearts Ease
Artist

Shirley Collins

Title

Hearts Ease

Label

Domino

Design

Paintings by Alex Merry
Design by Matthew Cooper

925
Artist

Sorry

Title

925

Label

Domino

Design

Cover photography by Sam Hiscox,
Cover jewellery by Slim Barrett,
Artwork by Asha Lorenz and Matthew Cooper

Gigaton
Artist

Pearl Jam

Title

Gigaton

Label

Monkey Wrench and Republic

Design

Photography by Paul Nicklen

Harlem Hipshake
Artist

The Bongolian

Title

Harlem Hipshake

Label

Blow Up

Design

 Bruce Brand at Arthole.

Halluzinationen
Artist

Sophie Hunger

Title

Halluzinationen

Label

Fiction Records

Design

Jérôme Witz - element-s

2 Ravens
Artist

Roger O’Donnell

Title

2 Ravens

Label

Fiction Records

Design

Designer: Connie and Ian Wright

We Are Chaos
Artist

Marilyn Manson

Title

We Are Chaos

Label

Loma Vista/Caroline International

Design

Original artwork Marilyn Manson

Quarantena
Artist

Tenderlonious

Title

Quarantena

Label

22a Music

Design

Artwork and design by Theo Ackroyd

The Slow Rush
Artist

Tame Impala

Title

The Slow Rush

Label

Fiction Records

Design

Photography and design by Neil Krug.
Art concept by Kevin Parker and Neil Krug

Where Things Are Hollow 2
Artist

Pye Corner Audio

Title

Where Things Are Hollow 2

Label

Lapsus Records

Design

Art work by Alex Trochut & Basora.

Live At the Roundhouse
Artist

Nick Mason's Saucerful of Secrets

Title

Live At the Roundhouse

Label

Sony

Design

Chris Peyton for VVVOID

Primed for Primal
Artist

Murlo

Title

Primed for Primal

Label

Coil Records

Design

Illustrations by Chris Pell / Murlo.
Design by David Kelly

Songs of an Unknown Tongue
Artist

Zara McFarlane

Title

Songs of an Unknown Tongue

Label

Brownswood Recordings

Design

In-house Art Director at Brownswood: Ruby Savage 
Original Artwork: Sajjad
Packaging Design: Mark James