Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – You’re Gonna Get It
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The cover typography features both typeface designs by French artist Georges Vial. Bolide and the lighter Améthyste were issued by Deberny & Peignot in 1954. Together with Initiales Cristal and Chaillot, they were among the first faces produced for their Typophane transfer sheet range [Osterer & Stamm]. Besides the handdrawn sans serif Contact (1952), Bolide and Améthyste were the first informal script faces issued by Deberny & Peignot since Scribe (1936). Their release might have been motivated by the success of Roger Excoffon’s Mistral, issued by the competing Fonderie Olive in 1953. Likewise, Excoffon’s Choc (Olive, 1955) may have been made partly in response to the bold Bolide. Choc is a much more mature design and, unlike Deberny & Peignot’s face, was also available as foundry type. Unsurprisingly, it became a much bigger hit. It was also used for the UK cover to the second single from this album by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers.
EsadType has kindly shared an image showing Typophane sheets for Améthyste, from the École Estienne Library collections in Paris: