The Stories Behind 10 Great Album Covers by Famous Artists

Björk — Telegram

Björk dropped her first remix album, Telegram, in 1996. This is its ephemeral cover, shot by the legendary Japanese photographer Nobuyoshi Araki. The thought of the two collaborating — Araki, whose signature bound, stripped, and strung up writhing damsels give his personality a certain tinge, and Björk, a spitfire with an angel’s face — is a bit electrifying. Don’t worry. It looks like he behaved himself.