From the classic Beatles‘ Abbey Road cover to the factories illustrated on Pink Floyd‘s Animals release, many of your favorite album covers are actual scenes from real life. With recent advances in Google Street View technology, Halley Docherty of The Guardian helps us relive these moments using satellite images from the scenes with the real album covers perfectly juxtaposed on top!
You can see a few of the best albums ever made reenacted below like Led Zeppelin’s Physical Graffiti shot in the East Village of New York or visit the Eastside of the city through the lens of the Beastie Boys’ Paul’s Boutique on the corner of Ludlow and Rivington. Or take a trip to Eminem‘s childhood home in Detroit.
Stroll through some of the most classic albums in history reenacted below!
What’s your favorite album of all-time?