Famous Album Covers Superimposed onto their Actual Locations

Shame the Ziggy Stardust site lost its darkness to restaurants and modern life.


abbey road album cover superimposed


Bob Egan of PopSpotsNYC.com has an interesting hobby. He finds the real-world locations of famous album covers, fastidiously matches the distance and angle, and then superimposes the original onto a photo of present-day location. The Sifter first featured Bob’s fantastic work in 2012, roaming the streets of New York City.

In this update we travel with Bob across the pond to another Mecca of music, London, England. In a recent post, Egan found the locations of 10 famous album covers shot around London. I’ve included a few of my personal favs below. To see all 10 album cover locations visit PopSpotNYC.com



1. The Beatles – Abbey Road (1969)

abbey_road album cover


The cover was designed by Apple Records creative director Kosh. It is the only original UK Beatles album sleeve to show neither the artist name nor the album title on its front cover, which was Kosh’s idea…

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