The well-known proverb “it is not enough to be Caesar’s wife, you have to look like it“, is applicable to almost every activity.
Music is no exception and the cover of an album, must always visually entice the prospective buyer.
On the other hand, our daily lives have changed radically, especially for those who love… hugs.
Obviously the instructions to keep a distance of 2 meters or in some other countries 6 feet, create a situation, which can not remain indifferent to an artist.
Even before the pandemic, human contact was literally something common and rather sought after, especially in people who know each other very well.
The members of a band know each other very well and whether they like each other or not, they want to capture it on the covers of their albums.
Some of them became classics and others crossed the boundaries of cult.
American artists have tried to capture these times through these covers, adapting them a bit.
Bands like Beatles, Queen, and even KISS didn’t escape their oestrus.
Paco Conde and Beto Fernandez are two Los Angeles artists who have an Instagram profile called “Activista Los Angeles“. They use it to publish the results of their work.
As part of a project called “6 Feet Covers“, they have created the recommended distances.
Their goal is to promote medical advice to most people, to keep their distance from each other.
The best way is to use pop culture as a medium.
See their work below…