Frankie Goes To Hollywood ‘Welcome To The Pleasuredome’ LP picture disc

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artist: Frankie Goes To Hollywood title: Welcome To The Pleasuredome format: 2xLP picture disc design: XLZTT illustration: Lo Cole photography: Anton Corbijn / Peter Ashworth cat. no: NEAT 1 date: 12/84 art of notes: The picture disc edition…read more

Frankie Goes To Hollywood 'Welcome To The Pleasuredome'  LP picture disc A3 promo poster

Frankie Goes To Hollywood ‘Welcome To The Pleasuredome’ LP picture disc promo poster

artist: Frankie Goes To Hollywood title: Welcome To The Pleasuredome format: A3 promo poster design: XLZTT illustration: Lo Cole photography: Anton Corbijn / Peter Ashworth  cat. no: NEAT 1 date: 12/84 art of notes:

Welcome To The Pleasuredome Sounds advert 03.11.84

They Came. They Fought. They Said – a ‘Welcome To The Pleasuredome’ Record Mirror advert

I’ve only ever seen close up sitting and longer shots with the band standing as on the No.1 cover – did you do any more – individual portraits for instance – in the setting? Peter Ashworth: “Close up…read more

A Souvenir To Accompany ‘Welcome To The Pleasuredome’ – a No.1 advertorial

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There are lots of props, masks, horns, animals, even a small child, was this all your idea or the brief? Peter Ashworth: “Paul wanted lots of elements, I found all sorts of things in the props houses of…read more

Frankie Goes To Hollywood ‘Welcome To The Pleasuredome’ Cassette

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Was this shoot specifically for the album or actually for a magazine and then used on the LP? Peter Ashworth: “I shot them 2 or 3 times, I believe this was the first and was done specifically for…read more

Frankie Goes To Hollywood ‘Welcome To The Pleasuredome’ LP

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Paul Morley: “It was bad enough trying to get away with four sides and the other thing that I wanted to do was the original cover which is now the back, with the animals copulating. But it was…read more

Frankie Goes To Hollywood 'Welcome To The Pleasuredome' album promo poster

Frankie Goes To Hollywood – a ‘Welcome To The Pleasuredome’ promo poster

Peter Ashworth: “Paul Morley wanted a jungle that had all sorts of references hidden within it, inferences to money, power, sex …. but not in an obvious way (well, not too obvious, but discoverable by those buying the…read more

Anything You Wish - a 'Welcome To The Pleasuredome' i-D advert 10.84

Anything You Wish – a ‘Welcome To The Pleasuredome’ i-D advert

So, the Frankie campaign: the sperm + the bomb + the heart … I mean, you can’t have had that from the off? Paul Morley: “No but I had it pretty quick, I had it with ‘Two Tribes’… …read more