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Cerrone – Supernature

Contributed by Matthijs Sluiter on Apr 25th, 2018. Artwork published in .
    Cerrone – Supernature 1
    Source: Bart Solenthaler. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Something special was in the drinks of Jean-Marc Cerrone and photographer Patrick Perroquin when they came up with this concept for a electro disco album cover: Cerrone unbuttons his shirt in a surgery room, while behind him three masked men and a plastic heart lie under an operating table adorned by an anatomy dummy.

    What we do know:

    1) Wikipedia:

    Supernature is Cerrone’s third album, released in September 1977. It was released in France by Malligator Label. It is known also as Cerrone III, since it is the third album by Cerrone, who labeled his albums with a number.

    2) The album’s number, 3, is hand-drawn, and accompanied by two typefaces. The title of the album is set in Quicksilver, released no longer than a year before this album came out. For the artist’s name, Childs was chosen. Not a hot new font, Childs was designed almost a century earlier (1892) by Herman Ihlenburg. Cerrone seems to have adopted it as a logotype for most of his albums.

    Cerrone – Supernature 2
    Source: License: All Rights Reserved.


    • Childs
    • Quicksilver




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    2 Comments on “Cerrone – Supernature

    1. May 11th, 2018  1:36 pm

      thanks so much ! I’ve been searching this font for years

    2. May 11th, 2018  7:38 pm

      Happy to hear that –– and good thing that Childs is digitised and available!

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