Lockdown left most people with a lot of time on their hands. Many people had time to sit down and listen to music, read books, cook, eat and watch the entirety of Netflix.
In what is probably the most iconic use of time, a care home in Edgware has gotten their residents to recreate a load of iconic album covers.
Sydmar Lodge Care Home has spent lockdown recreating iconic album covers by artists such as Blink 182 and Michael Jackson.
The entertainment manager at Sydmar Lodge Care Home, Robert Speker, convinced the members of the home to recreate numerous album covers. Some of the albums include Bruce Springsteen’s Born In the USA, Micheal Jackson’s Bad, Madonna’s True Blue, The Clash’s London Calling, Elvis Presley’s self-titled, Queen’s Queen II, Adele’s 21, David Bowie’s Aladdin Sane and numerous others.
Speker posted the images commenting, “The home has now been in lockdown for 4 months. Sydmar Lodge Care Home residents and carers have been recreating classic album covers.” He replied to one commenter saying, “I made the suggestions of which albums and which resident best suited the look, or had a vague similarity to the artist. Then I proposed the idea to each resident. Gladly all of them were enthused and perhaps a bit bemused by the idea, but happy to participate.”
Let us hope that they keep releasing more iconic images. Have a look at a selection of the photos below.
— Robert Speker (@robertspeker) July 10, 2020
Man, every picture is so hilarious, technically breathtaking, and so moving, all at the same time ! Really awesome. Thanks for sharing !
— Oper-8 (@Oper_8) July 12, 2020