Fra Lippo Lippi is a Norwegian new wave, synthpop band formed in 1980.
Their very unusual name was derived from Robert Browning's poem about the Renaissance painter Filippo Lippi.
Todays selection is one of one of the band’s big hits called Every Time I See
You. I for one happen to think this cover is very cool. The cover art features an almost goth-like photograph of the darkest of dark wine colored
The sleeve was designed by StyleforEveryMood, a 1980s Swedish design company founded by Johan Vipper, a fine art photographer and graphic designer, Kent Nyberg. The agency was very popular in the 1980s and known for their innovative record covers. Later it developed an international client base that included, Levi Strauss, Time Warner, HBO, Paramount Pictures, HMV, Quincy Jones, Universal Studios, AMC, Kosta Boda, The Limited, Victoria’s Secret, and The New York Times and many more.
Every Time I See You by Fra Lippo Lippi
12” Single, 45 rpm, 1986
Virgin, UK Import
Roses on cover by Johan Vipper
Additional photos by Paul Cox
Go to www.ricsrecordsrack.com for more information. The record is in super mint condition and still available.