1. Catherine Wheel

  2. Thundercat

  3. Grover Washington, Jr.

    Released 1975 on Kudu. Photographed by Alen MacWeeney. Designed by Bob Ciano.

  4. Gal Costa

    Released 1978 on Philips. Artist credits unknown.

  5. Kelela

    Released 2023 on Warp Records. Creative Direction by Kelela and Mischa Notcutt. Artwork by Hendrik Schneider. Design and Layout by Kim Cousée and Mario Horne.

  6. Bill Evans, Jim Hall, Bill Evans and Jim Hall

    Released 1962 on United Artists Records. Photography by Toni Frissell.

  7. Weyes Blood

    Released 2019 on Sub Pop. Photography by Brett Stanley.

  8. The Marías

    Released April 2024 on Nice Recording Company and Atlantic. Photography by Bethany Vargas.

  9. Cleo Sol

    Released 2023 on Forever Living Originals. Photographer unknown.

  10. boygenius

    Released 2023 on Interscope. Photography by Matt Grub.

  11. Dua Lipa

    To be released May 2024 on Warner Music UK. Photography by Tyrone Lebon.

  12. SOS

    Released 2022 on RCA Records. Photography by Daniel Sannwald.

  13. Hiroshi Yoshimura

    Released 1986 on Misawa Home. Photography by Yoichi Nagata. Design by Toshikazu Ota.

  14. Nirvana

    Released 1991 on Geffen. Art Direction & Design by Robert Fisher. Photography by Michael Levine.

  15. Released 2019 on Young Stoner Life Records/ 300 Entertainment. Photography by Spike Jordan.

  16. Janelle Monáe

    Released 2023 on Bad Boy Records. Photography by Mason Rose.

  17. Released 2019 on Island Records. Painting by Raine Hozier-Byrne. Art Direction by Jon Hozier-Byrne and Raine Hozier-Byrne.

Water is an album list curated by Rachel Cabitt:

A photographer and designer with a background in music based in New York. She is the co-founder of POND Creative, a visual studio for the music industry and writes The Art of Cover Art, a newsletter exploring the visual history of music.

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