Where Was The Cover Of “Who’s Next” Shot?

by Emilio on December 12, 2010

A classic rock & roll image, the cover of The Who's undisputed masterpiece was chosen over a shot featuring Keith Moon on wig and corset (!).

A classic rock & roll image, the cover of The Who's epoch-defining album was chosen over a shot featuring Keith Moon on wig and corset (!).

The monolith depicted on the cover of Who’s Next is found on Sheffield. You might know that already, but what you might not know is that the monolith is surrounded by lots of similar constructions. Have a good look at this video, shot by a fan:

The photo was taken by Ethan A. Russell.

And I hate bringing rock & roll myths down, but the band members did not really urinate on the monolith. Rainwater was tipped from an empty film canister to create the intended effect.

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