Choice Covers: James Vincent McMorrow – We Move 

Posted March 2, 2017 in Music Features

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The Choice Music Awards is an annual celebration of the best Irish albums. We delve a little deeper to discover the story behind the album artwork chosen by some of the contenders and its relationship to the music in question.

Photographer Emma J Doyle on the idea behind her image which adorned James Vincent McMorrows We Move. Art direction is by Samuel Burgess Johnson.


“The photograph was taken in LA before the record was made, and was something that gave James a visual focal point early on to a degree. By shooting it in LA, and then James making the album in LA, there was an obvious symmetry there. There’s a minimalism and a clean aspect to the photo that I know James was looking to mirror within his work, say the most you can with the least amount of pieces possible.”


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