Print Advert
for album
Album cover –
Kings of Leon –
Only by the Night
Single Cover –
Use Somebody –
Kings of Leon
Album cover has a complicated image to it, it’s a collage image with the
faces of all band members as well as being mixed ...
The single cover has a somewhat connected image to the album cover as
there is an image resembling an eagle’s wing. This c...
Print advert promotes the album cover as its central image and focus.
Underneath the central image it also promotes the si...
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Kings of Leon album package

Kings of Leon album package - Kings of Leon Only by the Night
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Transcripts - Kings of Leon album package

  • 1. Print Advert for album Album cover – Kings of Leon – Only by the Night Single Cover – Use Somebody – Kings of Leon
  • 2. Album cover has a complicated image to it, it’s a collage image with the faces of all band members as well as being mixed with the features of an eagle. The colour of the image is also part of the image for the album cover as it uses green and black. These colours are consistent with the use of infra red (night vision) which mixes with the album title as it continues the imagery of a night theme. The lettering on the album is very formal and military, it’s in the form of computer text and specifically on programming. The ideas this creates is that of it being coded and secretive, this also ties in with the album title as it can be suggesting a secret encounter or information. The title also implies sexual connotations, the night has its typical ides of sex at night and the romantic ideas of the dark, stars, moon, etc. This idea is carried through with the names of the songs such as ‘Sex on Fire’ and ‘Use Somebody’. These song names suggest the ideas of sex and romanticism which is a message carried through with the album.
  • 3. The single cover has a somewhat connected image to the album cover as there is an image resembling an eagle’s wing. This can also resemble how it is a single rather than the album as it isn’t the central focus of the eagle. The main body of the eagle is on the album cover itself, demonstrating that the album is the central focus and the single is a branch of it. The white on black colours also connects to the image created by the album, the them of night. These colours can represent stars on the background of night, the colours of the album represent the infra red ‘night vision’; both of these colour schemes are consistent with the theme of night. The font is the same as on the album cover, connecting the two in a different way that the wing does, it shares the theme of secretive suggestion.
  • 4. Print advert promotes the album cover as its central image and focus. Underneath the central image it also promotes the singles released prior to the album release; sex on fire, crawl & use somebody. This promotes the album through the pre released singles and their success. The other biggest point of promotion for the album is having the bands’ name in bold at the top, they are a relatively successful group so having this bold title brings the attention of all those who are aware of them to the advert. The print advert also shows places that the album can be downloaded in the bottom left corner and studios involved in the bottom right. The fact that the bottom left promotion for downloading the album is of a less conventional site ‘Play.com’ rather than something like ‘Itunes’ can suggest an element of sponsorship by this site to see that they get more downloads through them and therefore more money.