Ever wonder what the music scene would be like in a galaxy far, far away? These photoshopped Star Wars album covers offer a few potential ideas.
Perhaps Rex needs a bit more variety for his gig at Oga’s Cantina? With covers from iconic characters like The Jawa Tree Untinni (The Joshua Tree) and AT/AT (AC/DC) there’s plenty to choose from.
Move over Figrin D’an and the Modal Nodes, there’s new musical force taking the vinyl frontier by storm. Classic album covers converted by artist Steven Lear showcase photoshopped familiar Force friendly faces. C-3P0, Chewbacca, Han Solo and even Jawas find their way onto LPs like “In Utero,” “Dark Side of the Moon,” and “Rumors.” Not to worry, the Modal Nodes made the cut, too
Classic albums from all types of artists received re-imagined Star Wars treatment:
- AC/DC’s “Who Made Who”
- David Bowie’s “Heroes”
- Fleetwood Mack’s “Rumors”
- Nirvana’s “In Utero”
- Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon”
- Prince’s self titled LP
- Queen’s “Hot Space”
- Simon and Garfunkel’s “Bridge Over Troubled Water”
- U2’s “The Joshua Tree”
Under the alter ego of “whythelongplayface” Lear loads his Instagram page with more than just Star Wars album covers creations. Other clever covers include Bill & Ted, Jeff Goldblum, Game of Thrones, and even Mr. Spock.
Did any of your favorite album covers find themselves reimagined as pop icons? Which were your favorites?