The Great Divide Podcast Episode 24
Big Country Info Big Country Info



THE ART OF BIG COUNTRY
PART 1 (FEATURING JULIAN BALME)


20 September 2013
1:19:44




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How we managed to track down the elusive J.B.
Interview with Julian Balme
Julian's other Projects & Vegas designs

The Crossing – artwork discussion by Svein and Tom.

  • How the various sleeve designs fit together - pointing in the same direction.
  • The multi-colored sleeve designs.
  • The Boy's Own-illustrations.

Steeltown – artwork discussion by Tom and Svein

  • The social context for the album & art.
  • Artwork vs chart success - did the artwork work for the casual fan?
  • The uniqueness of The color scheme.
  • The back motif of the man with the sledgehammer.