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Aimee Mann: Cover Me – Aimee, Gail and the illustrators

Martin Colyer, Varoom!, Winter 2009

Video promos and downloads have diminished the value of sleeve art in the eyes of music companies, and illustration doesn't fit their brand-building approach to bands. But there are still some true believers in the power of sleeve art. Martin Colyer goes backstage with Aimee Mann and Gail Marowitz, purveyors of finely crafted record sleeves, and interviews the illustrators who collaborated with them.

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