Shoreditch offers vinyl covers by the famous

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LAST YEAR people camped out in Shoreditch on a Friday night for a chance the next morning to buy an original artwork by a big name for £45.

This year Loving Dalston is warning you early about what you have to do if you missed a bargain buy last year.

The concept, entitled Secret 7”, is that hundreds of professional and amateur artists have redesigned the covers of seven vinyl singles for a sale, proceeds to the charity War Child. The catch is that until you’ve paid your £45 you won’t know which artwork you’ve bought.

Among the one-off record-sleeve designers are Robert (Massive Attack) Del Naja, Jake and Dinos Chapman, Antony Gormley, Stanley Radiohead Donwood and Paul Smith.

The performers and singles intended to inspire the designers are:

Lorde, Team; Jake Bugg, Strange Creatures; T-Rex, Get It On; Massive Attack, Karmacoma; Elbow, Grounds For Divorce; Black Sabbath, Age Of Reason; Roxy Music, Virginia Plain.

Hamish Scott  250314

* Viewing Sat 12 April 2014 and 13 Sun 2014; buying (Record Store Day) Sat 19 April 2014. Venue: Mother, Biscuit Building (good disabled access), 10 Redchurch Street E2 7DD. The picture above has been supplied by Mother.

* Backstory: Shoreditch creatives’ worthy words 

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