“Late for the Sky” is the third album by American singer/songwriter Jackson Browne, released in 1974. Browne has publicly acknowledged that the acclaimed cover art for Late for the Sky was inspired by the 1954 painting “L’Empire des Lumieres” (“Empire of Light”), by Belgian surrealist Ren̩ e Magritte.
The album itself contains the credit, “cover concept Jackson Browne if it’s all reet with Magritte.” In 2003, the album was ranked number 372 on Rolling Stone Magazine’s list of The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
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