The strangest type of fame is album cover fame. Not the kind of fame for designing or photographing an iconic record cover, but being a widely unknown face that exists in countless people's homes.
From the mysterious smoking man on the Arctic Monkeys' debut to the Nirvana baby, these are faces we have engrained into our brains but don't really know, who are these people? how did they end up on an album cover? and what are they doing now? Fear not friends, Gigwise is here to answer all your queries.
Here are 15 album covers and the stories behind the people on them.