The Revivalists want YOU to design a vinyl cover for their RECORD STORE DAY Black Friday exclusive release, Strangers In The Bright Lights. One grand prize winner will receive $1000 and their design will be the official album cover for the vinyl package, coming RECORD STORE DAY Black Friday on 11.25.16.

Strangers In the Bright Lights was captured during a live performance at Tipitinas in their hometown of New Orleans, and features songs from their 2015 hit album Men Amongst Mountains.

Suggested Theme & Style Guidelines:

We’re looking for a unique vinyl cover design that captures the feeling of a live show and is inspired by The Revivalists’ music. The cover art should incorporate one of the provided live photos to showcase the band’s dynamic and engaging live performance. Designers should feel free to manipulate the provided photos with any filters / textures as they would like, but a black & white treatment of the photo is preferred.

The cover art should also include the band’s logo and the title “Strangers In the Bright Lights”. Designers should review the band’s website, prior album packaging and other band photos to be inspired by their authentic visuals and original direction. You may get creative with how photos / logos / and the album title are presented in the package design.

Things You Need To Include

All submissions must be original art/illustrations.
The winning designer should be able to submit a layered file (.psd, .eps, .ai) of the winning design.
Please use one of the four provided photos.
The Revivalists Logo provided in the support files.
Required additional text: Strangers In The Bright Lights.

Things You Should Avoid

Respect copyright. DO NOT submit copyrighted work.
DO NOT use stock images or clip art.
Absolutely NO photos – other than those provided.

Find all support files here, good luck!

Photo Credit: Travis Shinn | Vinyl