The Weeds

Robert Scott

Master Media
Type Record Covers
Title The Weeds
Measurements.Dimensions 7" x 7"
Measurements.Format Single
45 rpm
Materials.Medium Ink
Materials.Support Cardboard
Techniques Photography
Photography was used to create the source image for this cover.
Techniques Offset Printing
Two colours - black and green
Creator.Personal name Robert Scott
Role Designer
Creator.Personal name Micheal Morley
Role Record Label
Creator.Corporate name Flying Nun
Role Designer
Creator.Corporate name The Weeds
Role Author
Date.Release 1985
Location.Current Repository NZDA Collection
Location.Current Repository Hocken Library, Dunedin, New Zealand
The Hocken holds a copy of this single.
ID Number.Record Label Catalogue Number FNWEED001
ID Number.NZDA Number nzgda_rc_i_0148_f, nzgda_rc_i_0148_b
ID Number.Hocken Dynix BIB 587365
Style/Period.Movement Dunedin sound
A distinctive surf-punk guitar driven sound which emerged from the Dunedin, New Zealand, music scene in the early 1980's based around the Flying Nun record label. [KY. DM]
Subject Faces, plants
Subject The Weeds
The image on the front cover is of the members of the band.
Source David Merritt
Researcher, image analysis and interpretation. 02.2001.
Rights Flying Nun
Typography The text on the front cover is 56 pt, green and black, hand lettering.
Typeface Hand drawn
Weight Bold
Size 56 pt
Serifness Serif
Colour Green and black
Case Upper case
Robert Scott has a very distinctive lettering style - see also covers he did for the "Bats" and the comic/fanzine "Every Secret Thing".