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by KJR42
Fri Mar 22, 2013 11:45 am
Forum: Music Copyright
Topic: Album Artwork
Replies: 20
Views: 18477

One interesting thing I wish to add as its arrival through the door this morning made me wonder..... I bought the wife a present for her birthday, this present was to have her photo made into a Warhol type picture, the same as his pop art picture of Marilyn Monroe (6 faces on one canvas), this is sl...
by KJR42
Fri Mar 22, 2013 2:41 am
Forum: Music Copyright
Topic: Album Artwork
Replies: 20
Views: 18477

All valid points, and as I am a novice in these matters, I cannot say with any certainty as to the validity of the argument, however, the USA (OK i am in the UK) has a fair use law which pretty much states as long as you are not cloning the use or passing it off as your own and not selling it to a m...
by KJR42
Wed Mar 20, 2013 11:37 pm
Forum: Music Copyright
Topic: Album Artwork
Replies: 20
Views: 18477

Great advice

Many thanks for the great advice and wise words. I absolutely support the right for artists to copyright & protect their work (just want to make it clear) and my desire is out of deference to their work not jumping on a bandwagon to make money off their work, to a certain extent. I would not be mass...
by KJR42
Wed Mar 20, 2013 8:53 pm
Forum: Music Copyright
Topic: Album Artwork
Replies: 20
Views: 18477

Been thinking....

Instead of seeking copyright agreement which could take ages as is proving, what if i bought the original item and then used that item in my product. An example could be that I buy an album and then use it (both sleeve & vinyl) within a product of my own design, let's say a chair. I sandwich the cov...
by KJR42
Thu Mar 14, 2013 12:52 am
Forum: Music Copyright
Topic: Album Artwork
Replies: 20
Views: 18477

Many thanks for your input, I thought this was the case and wondered why it had never been done. I will start with floyd's copyrighters as 'Wish you were here' is the one I want to start with.....
by KJR42
Wed Mar 13, 2013 12:36 am
Forum: Music Copyright
Topic: Album Artwork
Replies: 20
Views: 18477

Album Artwork

Hi Folks, I have a slightly different music copyright question I am hoping somebody can advise me on. I am in the UK and have a business idea that means putting various album cover artwork onto various objects as a bespoke gift business. I believe the artwork is copyrighted as well as the songs etc?...