Farrow’s latest for the Pet Shop Boys

The artwork and packaging for Disco Four, a collection of remixes by the Pet Shop Boys (featuring songs by The Killers, David Bowie and Yoko Ono) has been designed and art directed by Farrow, employing the photographic talents of John Ross. The album cover features a number “4” made with four fluorescent lighting units.

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The artwork and packaging for Disco Four, a collection of remixes by the Pet Shop Boys (featuring songs by The Killers, David Bowie and Yoko Ono) has been designed and art directed by Farrow, employing the photographic talents of John Ross who is well-known for working with coloured lights and neon. The album cover features a number “4” made with four fluorescent lighting units.

Farrow felt that as the album featured artists other than the Pet Shop Boys, a photograph of Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe was inappropriate so, instead, the number “4” from the title became the focus. Each of the inner sleeves to the album feature the same numeral, with an additional bulb switched off, counting down until all of the lights are out on side four. The colour scheme is deliberately neutral (white lights photographed on a white floor), the only hues coming from the word “DISCO” in the title.

Going…

Inner

Going…

Inner2

Goooooing…

Inner3

Gone. Lights out.

Inner4

Not really folks. Here they are back on again – on the slipcase for the CD. Nice isn’t it?

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