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March 13, 2019 Musicology 68 Discussion K Essay 2 Throughout their musical career, the Beatles drew on several visual and musical arttrends of the twentieth century for their cover art and songs. In analyzing the album artwork forRubber Soul and Revolver, we can see the different art components that inspired their variousdisplays. When looking at the Rubber Soul cover, the graphic art element and play onpsychedelia are immediately visible through the funky graphic title and distorted image of theBeatles. The muddled image and monochrome effect brought by the sepia color scheme enforcesthe psychedelic art style that is inspired by hallucinations and the effects of drugs. Thepsychedelic photography also affected the listening experience of anyone buying the album as itgave them a hint of what to expect in the album. The distinct cover art using new art trendsportrayed the style of their album and reflected the experimentation with new art styles in theirmusic as well as their display.