Here are nearly 90 album sleeves for which Barney Bubbles created and contributed designs and artwork between 1969 and 1983.

We welcome your additions and suggestions. Also included is completed artwork which was not used either because the album was not released or the design was replaced.

Front covers are on the right.

Click on the titles to buy (note: the original artwork may not be available in  vinyl reissues or CD format).


In Blissful Company Quintessence Island


Brinsley Schwarz Brinsley Schwarz United Artists

Cressida Cressida Vertigo

Gracious! Gracious Vertigo

Red Dirt Red Dirt Fontana


X In Search Of Space (inc booklet) Hawkwind United Artists

3 Parts To My Soul - Dr Z (Vertigo)

3 Parts To My Soul Dr Z Vertigo


Doremi Fasol Latido (inc booklet) Hawkwind United Artists

The Glastonbury Fayre (inc inserts)Various Revelation

Gone In The Morning Quiver WEA

Kings Of The Robot Rhythm Chilli Willi And The Red Hot Peppers Revelation

Sutherland Bros Band The Sutherland Brothers Island


Lifeboat Sutherland Bros Island Records

Marjory Razorblade Kevin Coyne Virgin

Oora Edgar Broughton Band Vertigo

Space Ritual Hawkwind United Artists


Bongos Over Balham Chilli Willi And The Red Hot Peppers Mooncrest

In The Hall Of The Mountain Grill Hawkwind United Artists


Chocs Away Kursaal Flyers UK Records

New Worlds Fair Michael Moorcock & The Deep Fix United Artists

Warrior On The Edge Of Time Hawkwind United Artists


Roadhawks (inc poster) Hawkwind United Artists

Astounding Sounds Amazing Music Hawkwind United Artists


A Bunch Of Stiff Records Various Artists Stiff

hitslpHits Greatest Stiffs Various Artists

Damned Damned Damned The Damned Stiff

Music For Pleasure The Damned Stiff

My Aim Is True Elvis Costello Stiff

New Boots & Panties!! Ian Dury Stiff

Stick To Me Graham Parker Mercury

Unavailable Clover Phonogram


25 Years On Hawklords United Artists

B Stiff Devo Stiff

Blowing Up A Storm Whirlwind Chiswick

Cycledelic Johnny Moped Chiswick

Jesus Of Cool Nick Lowe Radar

The Parkerilla Graham Parker & The Rumour Mercury

Pure Pop For Now People Nick Lowe Columbia

The Future Now (inc insert) Peter Hammill Charisma

Save The Wail Lew Lewis Reformer Stiff

This Year’s Model (inc free single)Elvis Costello & The Attractions Radar

Xitintoday (inc booklet) Nik Turner’s Sphynx Charisma


Armed Forces (inc Hollywood High EP) Elvis Costello & The Attractions Radar

Armed Forces Elvis Costello & The Attractions Columbia Records

Do It Yourself Ian Dury & The Blockheads Stiff

Frogs, Clogs, Krauts And Sprouts The Rumour Stiff

Labour Of Lust Nick Lowe Radar

The Sound Of Sunbathing The Sinceros Epic

The Third Album Big Star Aura


East Side Story Squeeze A&M

Get Happy!! Elvis Costello & The Attractions FBeat

Mad About The Wrong Boy (inc Outline Of A Hairdo EP) The Attractions FBeat

Musical Shapes Carlene Carter FBeat

Passout Inner City Unit Riddle Records

Seconds Of Pleasure (inc Everly Brothers covers EP) Rockpile FBeat

Splash Clive Langer & The Boxes FBeat


A Case Of The Shakes Dr Feelgood Liberty

Almost Blue Elvis Costello & The Attractions FBeat

Chasanova Chaz Jankel A&M

Jukebox Dury Ian Dury & The Blockheads Stiff

Lord Upminster Ian Dury Polydor

Speak & Spell Depeche Mode Mute

The Maximum Effect Inner City Unit Avatar

Trust Elvis Costello & The Attractions FBeat

Turn It Up Dirty Looks Stiff


6ix of One Half A Dozen Of The Other Howard Werth FBeat

Compass Point Desmond Dekker Stiff

Ertsatz Imperial Pompadours Pompadour

Fast Women & Slow Horses Dr Feelgood Stiff

Forever Now Psychedelic Furs CBS

Imperial Bedroom Elvis Costello & The Attractions FBeat

In For A Spin Kursaal Flyers Line

Music On Both Sides The Records Line

Nick The Knife Nick Lowe F-Beat

Punkadelic Inner City Unit Flicknife

Suburban Voodoo Paul Carrack Epic

The Art Of Roger Bechirian Roger Bechirian FBeat

Twangin’ Dave Edmunds Swansong

Walls Have Ears/Ears Have Walls Blanket Of Secrecy Warner Bros/FBeat


The Abominable Showman Nick Lowe FBeat

C’est C Bon Carlene Carter FBeat

Life’s A Riot With Spy Vs Spy Billy Bragg Utility

Mango Crazy Roger Chapman Line

Punch The Clock Elvis Costello & The Attractions Demon (not used)

Programme 1 Station BPR Utility (not issued)

Swag The Riffburglars Line

Rush Hour The Moonlighters Demon (not used)


4000 Weeks Holiday Ian Dury Polydor

Brewing Up With Billy Bragg Utility

Points On The Curve Wang Chung Phonogram