Quintessential Albums :: Sinead O’Connor :: The Lion & The Cobra

Quintessential Album Series :: The Lion & The Cobra :: Sinead O’Connor A Little History: The Lion and the Cobra is the 1987 debut album by Irish singer Sinéad O’Connor. O’Connor, age 20 at the time, recorded the album while heavily pregnant with her first child. The photograph of O’Connor on the album cover was taken by Haysi Fantayzee member Kate Garner. The U.S. cover differed from the European release, as it was felt a more subdued pose would present a “softer” image of O’Connor. The video for Mandinka was shown heavily after debuting in January of 1988, on 120 Minutes on MTV. … Continue reading Quintessential Albums :: Sinead O’Connor :: The Lion & The Cobra