Tina Turner The Original Artwork for the Single Cover for Lets Stay Together
A PIECE OF MUSIC HISTORY
The Extremely rare Unreleased Original Production Artwork for
Tina Turner’s Iconic and career changing single Let’s Stay Together
7” SINGLE Capitol Records – B-5322 US 1983 (approx 34 years old)
An Incredible rarity, this piece of artwork is almost Warholesque in its presentation of the grainy PMT of the main photograph and handwritten notes across, it is a real conversation piece and totally irreplaceable.
This is an opportunity to own a one-off piece of Music Art History It is the only one in existence.
This production artwork intended for the US Market is unique as the layout was subsequently changed for the release of the US single. The legend for the B-Side was ultimately dropped. One of only two versions of the 7" single that originally featured this cover (The other was released in Spain) All other versions subsequently used the back cover as the main picture
making this artwork extremely rare.
Credit is given also to The Heaven 17 members here as it was on few of the worldwide releases.
The artwork is shown here how it would be presented framed . This is a mock up but the artwork will be presented like this with all the original components,
On the original Art Board with all original PMTs Paste-ups overlays and Handwritten production notes.
The only one in existence.
Production artwork is the rarest of all media it is the origin of all subsequent proofs and ultimately the finished product.
The design would likely be altered before production making these versions rare and unreleased.
Size Overall 15 ins ( 382 mm ) by 20 ins ( 508 mm )
with a letter of authentication from the studio commissioned to re-produce the work for the record company/artist.
With An original poster advertising TINA TURNER LET’S STAY TOGETHER SINGLE ON 7 ins and 12 ins VINYL Measuring approx 20 ins by 12 ins produced by the UK Art Studio commissioned to produce the European cover releases .
From the Shoot That Tiger Archive with a signed letter of authentication
Price on request