Wisconsin-based band Midnight Epidemic's latest album has a title as elaborate as the artwork on the cover. Waking Up at the End of the World was a lofty project that warranted an intricate cover design to set the stage for its apocalyptic storyline. Its songs feature existential themes carried eloquently through an alternative rock narrative.
Details and process
The cover features a personal easter egg as one of the band members requested his 1979 Chevrolet Camaro be included somewhere in the background. The only stipulations were that it be subtle and also on fire— admittedly a tough balance to achieve.