Residents at the Sydmar Lodge Care Home in Edgeware, England, have been in lockdown for four months.
As activities manager at the home, Robert Speker wanted to keep spirits up while visitors and outside entertainment aren’t permitted. Thus, a brilliant project was born: re-creating classic album covers with residents cast as the rock stars.
Speker tweeted side-by-side photos of the original covers and the Sydmar Lodge residents’ new takes, and the tweets quickly took off.
Instead of British singer Adele, meet 93-year-old Vera.
Riffing on Springsteen’s famous Born In The U.S.A., there’s a blue-jeaned Martin Steinberg in front of the English flag.
Could anyone improve upon David Bowie’s iconic lightning-bolt painted face? Roma Cohen appears to be an icon herself with the lightning bolt highlighted by her white hair.