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    Sale 2063


    24 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 341

    Mad Season


    Price Realised  


    Mad Season
    Layne Staley
    Original cover art for Mad Season's lone album Above created by lead singer Layne Staley. The artwork is created from a collage of printed material touched up and encompassed by a hand-drawn "frame", which has been pasted over the cover of another album cover. Accompanied by a handwritten letter from Layne Staley to the Sony/Columbia Art Department, Here is the Album cover. There are absolutely NO touch-ups/flaws - or imperfections needed to be corrected or messed with...Thank you much, Layne + Mad Season. Also accompanied by another handwritten letter from Staley regarding the printing of the lyrics, and a letter in another hand regarding the label on the album. The original envelope from Staley to Sony is also included, as are proofs of images used in the production of the album cover and liner notes.

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