Do you remember the Ituba scratch card? Long before the Lotto craze hit South Africa, you could buy scratch cards and win small amounts of money – if you were lucky, in my case very very small amounts.
The album artwork of Zinkplaat’s fourth studio album reminds me of these cards. With the cd – if you are lucky, you get a zinkplaat pick, which you use in scratching of the silver layer to reveal the beautiful artwork beneath.
Better yet, here is a video that illustrates this process:
Video found on Youtube, courtesy of Litnet