British graphic designer Storm Thorgerson, whose surreal and stylized approach to album cover design made for some of rock music's most iconic images, passed away yesterday at age 69. With a portfolio including bands like Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Genesis, Muse and the Mars Volta, we think pictures say more than words, so let some of these Thorgerson-designed covers do the talking:

Led Zeppelin, Houses of the Holy (1973)
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Pink Floyd, The Dark Side of the Moon (1973)
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Pink Floyd, Wish You Were Here (1975)
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Peter Gabriel, Peter Gabriel (1977)
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Pink Floyd, Animals (1977)
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Genesis, ...And Then There Were Three... (1978)
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Pink Floyd, A Momentary Lapse of Reason (1987)
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Pink Floyd, Delicate Sound of Thunder (1988)
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Catherine Wheel, Chrome (1993)
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Rick Wright, Broken China (1996)
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The Cranberries, Wake Up and Smell the Coffee (2001)
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The Mars Volta, De-Loused in the Comatorium (2003)
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Muse, Black Holes and Revelations (2006)
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