The debut album by Australian pop-rockers Skyhooks was released on 28th October 1974.

Artwork was by Neils Hutchinson.

Read a memoir and album reflection here (previous post).

When the first of several re-unions eventuated in the early 80s the band toured and – surprise surprise – released an album Live in the 80s in 1983.  What actually was surprising – and delightful – was the homage to the cover art of their first album…

Skyhooks Living in 70s

Skyhooks Live in 80s

A photo recreating a painting is rather cool, I think.

I enjoy the attention to detail (especially Red wearing red trousers).

Just a shame the budget didn’t run to painting the aeroplane.

Skyhooks Living  Live


  1. That’s cool as hell !


    1. Isn’t it just? Glad you liked it!


  2. That’s excellent … complete with the thumbs up and grin, too.


    1. We love attention to detail, don’t we!

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  3. That’s really terrific! Thank you for sharing it 🙂


    1. It’s a beaut, that’s for sure. Really glad you enjoyed it Ryland.


  4. I’ve seen these 2 albums a million times and never made the connection (with the artwork)
    Thanks for opening my eyes !


    1. My pleasure. It really is a great pair, isn’t it?


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