ESPN The Magazine: Athletes Remake Famous Album Covers

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ESPN The Magazine recently tapped photographer Matthias Clamer, repped out of Stockland Martel, for this witty series of album cover remakes in the mag's music issue, on stands now. Athletic celebrities like Ryan Lochte, Allyson Felix, Josh Freeman and James Stewart strike familiar poses from album photography for Nirvana, Beyonce, Michael Jackson and even Devo. See more details and behind the scenes footage on the Stockland Martel blog.

Allyson Felix as Beyonce
Giancarlo Stanton, Justin Upton, Brandon Phillips, Evan Longoria and Shane Victorino as Devo from "Freedom of Choice"
James Stewart as Rick James on "Street Songs"
Jimmie Johson as Bob Dylan from "The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan"
Alex Morgan as Katy Perry from "One of the Boys"
Trent Richardson, LaMarr Woodley, Marshawn Lynch as Run DMC
Ryan Lochte as the baby from Nirvana's "Nevermind"
Josh Freeman as Michael Jackson on "Thriller."
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Feb 13, 2013
ESPN The Magazine
Matthias Clamer
Senior Deputy Photo Editor:
Nancy Weisman
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