File:Oasis - (What's The Story) Morning Glory album cover.jpg

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Fair use rationale[edit]

Non-free media information and use rationale – non-free CD album cover for (What's the Story) Morning Glory?

This is the front cover for the CD album (What's the Story) Morning Glory? by the artist Oasis. The cover art copyright is believed to belong to Creation Records.


The cover art can be obtained from Creation Records.


(What's the Story) Morning Glory?

Portion used

The entire cover: because the image is cover art, a form of product packaging, the entire image is needed to identify the product, properly convey the meaning and branding intended, and avoid tarnishing or misrepresenting the image.

Low resolution?

The copy is of sufficient resolution for commentary and identification but lower resolution than the original cover. Copies made from it will be of inferior quality, unsuitable as artwork on pirate versions or other uses that would compete with the commercial purpose of the original artwork.

Purpose of use

Main infobox. The image is used for identification in the context of critical commentary of the work for which it serves as cover art. It makes a significant contribution to the user's understanding of the article, which could not practically be conveyed by words alone. The image is placed in the infobox at the top of the article discussing the work, to show the primary visual image associated with the work, and to help the user quickly identify the work and know they have found what they are looking for. Use for this purpose does not compete with the purposes of the original artwork, namely the artist's providing graphic design services to music concerns and in turn marketing music to the public.


As musical cover art, the image is not replaceable by free content; any other image that shows the packaging of the music would also be copyrighted, and any version that is not true to the original would be inadequate for identification or commentary.

Other information

Use of the cover art in the article complies with Wikipedia non-free content policy and fair use under United States copyright law as described above.

Fair useFair use of copyrighted material in the context of (What's the Story) Morning Glory?//


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current04:36, 3 May 2020Thumbnail for version as of 04:36, 3 May 2020300 × 300 (97 KB)CyberFatal01 (talk | contribs)
13:40, 5 August 2019No thumbnail300 × 300 (93 KB)CyberFatal01 (talk | contribs)
21:19, 9 January 2015No thumbnail300 × 300 (32 KB)Onlylove18 (talk | contribs)
13:04, 8 November 2004No thumbnail301 × 300 (33 KB)ShaneKing (talk | contribs)larger version of cover
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