Buy Teenage Cool Kids' Art And Send The Band On Its Merry Way

Keep Dallas Observer Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Dallas and help keep the future of Dallas Observer free.

If, like me, you've been an admirer of the album artwork Teenage Cool Kids' Andrew Savage provided for his band's excellent new album, Foreign Lands, or for the band's 7-inch singles "Poison Sermons" and "Speaking in Tongues," then you're in for a treat today.

Savage has announced that he's selling the original artwork for those album covers, as well as some of his other creations, to help raise funds before TCK sets off on its three-month-long tour--a good chunk of which Savage will be pulling double duty on, also performing in his Pitchfork-approved Fergus & Geronimo.  

The paintings are all watercolor/quache on 300 lb paper, but the sizes vary (the watercolors for the two 7-inch singles are 12"-by-12", while Savage estimates the art for the Foreign Lands LP as approximately five feet by two-and-a-half feet. Contact Savage via TCK's MySpace page for more details about sizes and pricing.

And, about those other works he's selling? Savage says: "All the paintings are part of a similar series, so, they all have a similar visual aesthetic to them. If someone likes one of those three [covers], then they'll probably like the other ones."

He's right: After perusing a ZIP file of some of the other works he's offering up, it's easy to see the common themes and visual feel of the works.

Better act now, though, because I get paid on Friday. 

Keep the Dallas Observer Free... Since we started the Dallas Observer, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Dallas, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Dallas with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the Observer community and help support independent local journalism in Dallas.


Join the Observer community and help support independent local journalism in Dallas.