‘Killing Eve’ LP


Album packaging for the Bafta TV award-winning soundtrack.

From Killing Eve, one of television’s most highly-acclaimed thrillers comes a BAFTA TV award-winning soundtrack that befits the show’s stylish, suspenseful character. Before joining Pentagram as partner, Matt Willey designed the identity and titles for the show, which he extended onto the limited-edition LP album packaging. The score was curated by DJ and composer David Holmes and Killing Eve’s music supervisor Catherine Grieves, and released by Heavenly Recordings. It features music from artists like Unloved, Cigarettes After Sex, Brigitte Bardot and Sergei Trofanov.

The most distinctive feature of Killing Eve’s identity is the subtle blood-drop animation that trickles down from the inverted points between the letters. In the design for the album packaging, however, the show’s chilling narrative is boldly announced through die-cut holes resembling blood splatters. The inside of the sleeve features stills from the show which are treated with a blood-red halftone effect, reinforcing what the die-cut splatter does on the cover: the visual symbolism and dangerous intensity of the color red. The soundtrack is available for seasons one and two, in the same striking design for both albums, but with different colorways for the sleeve and vinyl. The album’s compelling and evocative design makes for a fitting backdrop for the show’s moody, cinematic soundtrack.

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