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The Only Ones
Planet tour (1978)

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One of the most perplexing (and biggest) posters of the new wave era, this silkscreen masterpiece features a ’50s sci-fi typeface that the band never used in any other context, a dinosaur that has no known connexion with the music and a strong but unglamorous poker hand. What any of it means is anyone’s guess, but it’s a striking – if arbitrary – collection of images.


Artwork Kavanagh; 30.5 x 41 inches, 104 x 77cm