Iconic Album Covers of London Taxi Tour

Quick Details
Availability: flexible
Ages: All Ages
Duration: 2 hours
Tour Type: Private Tour
Starting Location: Central London (flexible)
End Location: Central London (flexible)

Iconic Album Covers of London Taxi Tour

You've seen the album covers. You've listened to the songs. Now you can visit the places where the photographs were taken and get your own version of some of Britain's most iconic album covers.

Come and join us on a private Iconic Album Cover Tour where you will be taxied around London in a black cab. Throughout the tour your friendly taxi driver will entertain you with information about the artists and songs that feature on each of the albums that you choose to visit along the way. When you reach each stop, you'll be able to step out of the taxi and see the location for yourself, enabling you to recreate some of the most famous album cover photographs taken in British music history.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Choose your favourite locations to visit
  • Hear anecdotes about each artist featured on your tour
  • Stand in the spot where iconic album cover photos were taken
  • Discover the stories behind each album cover photo
  • Pose for photos and recreate classic album covers
  • Listen to music from the albums that you have selected as you are driven around London

What’s Included

  • Customisable tour of central London music album cover locations
  • Knowledgeable, approachable & fun driver guide
  • Health & safety accredited & COVID-19 safe experience

What’s Excluded

  • Food & drink
  • Entry fees
  • Optional gratuities

What To Bring

  • Consider layers of clothing
  • Camera
  • Comfortable shoes for a leisurely tour

Good To Know

  • Accessibility: All our taxis are fully accessible (speak with us at booking). Customers will need to be able to walk short distances to see all of the locations on this tour (these are not all wheelchair / pram friendly)
  • English language tour
  • The tour does not go into any buildings/ venues
  • Tour is full health & safety accredited with the official “Good to Go” marque

Some of the most famous photographs in British music history can be seen on albums from this country’s best loved musical artists. Many of which are here in London and can be visited on our Iconic Album Covers Private Taxi Tour.

The locations seen on album covers are dotted all over London. In order to ensure that you visit the spot where your favourite album cover photos were taken, the albums have been grouped together by area. For your private tour, you can choose any TWO areas to pair together and you’ll visit all of the locations featured within those two area.

Choose your favourite areas:

 

Area 1: Borough of Camden

What can you see?

  • The Clash. See “The Clash” steps from the band’s first album
  • Madness and their album Absolutely
  • Oasis with their hit single Wonderwall
  • The Rolling Stones as seen on the cover of Between the Buttons
  • The Beatles on the infamous zebra crossing from Abbey Road
  • Carly Simon from her album Anticipation

 

Area 2: City of Westminster

What can you see?

  • Pulp and the café seen on their album Common People
  • Mumford & Sons and their first album Sigh No More
  • Pink Floyd with the iconic album Animals featuring a pig flying over Battersea Power Station
  • The Who. Find out where to stand at the foot of Big Ben as seen on their album My Generation

 

 

Area 3: Mayfair and Soho

What can you see?

  • The Jam and their album Down In The Tube Station At Midnight
  • Get a photo taken in the same spot as Chuck Berry on Park Lane
  • David Bowie with both locations used for the front and back cover for his album The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars
  • Oasis with their bestselling album (What’s The Story) Morning Glory?

 

Area 4: City and the East

What can you see?

  • Cast with their album All Change
  • Morrissey standing outside The Grave Maurice on the cover of Under The Influence
  • Wings with Tower Bridge in the background of their album London Town

 

Which of these TWO areas will you pick for your Private Iconic Album Covers Taxi Tour? Will you go with your favourite artist, favourite album or favourite photo?

Whichever areas you pick, your friendly and knowledgeable taxi driver will ensure that you see the places that you’ll recognise from the album covers, listen to songs from the albums and have a fantastic tour.

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Iconic Album Covers Private Taxi Tour
PRICE: £225 per taxi cab

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