by Jesse Marinoff Reyes:

The Go-Go’s
I. R. S. Records, 1982
LP Sleeve Design + Photography: Mick Haggerty

Countdown to Summer Vacation: Zero!

—I mean, it was one thing to dig the records he designed for artists that I liked (Jerry Lee Lewis, David Bowie, Jimi Hendrix), but I look at a lot of the pop acts and I think, “crap, I should have just bought it just for the sleeve design!—JMR

… I wish I had time right now to pen an essay on Mick Haggerty. His LP designs of the 1980s captured the New Wave era like no other.

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