Throughout his career, Eric Clapton has taken an active role in designing the packaging for his albums working with many different artists, photographers and graphic designers. It was no different with Eric Clapton & Friends’ “The Breeze (An Appreciation of JJ Cale)”. During recording sessions last year in Los Angeles, Eric conceptualized JJ's face in the clouds for the album cover. To execute his idea, he reached out to well-known manga artist and anime character designer, Yushiyuki Sadamoto.
Eric previously worked with Sadamoto for the cover of his 13th studio album, Pilgrim,