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Maroon 5 band logo (2004–)

Contributed by Thiago on Mar 10th, 2019. Artwork published in
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    Maroon 5 is an American pop rock band from Los Angeles, California. Since 2004, the band uses a logo based on Futura Medium and Light Italic, with the M cut in order to highlight a V (the number 5 in Roman numerals) and an OO ligature. Sometimes only the initial M is used.

    They do not consistently use this logo in the cover of their studio albums. Out of their six studio albums, they used this logo in the cover of the second, third and fifth. However, it is consistently featured on the cover of the live albums, compilation albums and remix albums.

    Their first album, Songs about Jane, featured a different logo, in a thin weight of Neue Helvetica. It can be seen more clearly in the cover of their single This Love, which is displayed below.

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    Maroon 5, 1.22.03.Acoustic, released 2004.

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    Maroon 5, The B-Side Collection, 2007

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    Maroon 5, Call and Response: The Remix Album, 2008.

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    Maroon 5, V, 2014.

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    “This Love” single, 2004. In this seemingly older logo, every letter overlaps the next, except that the legs of the M and R are cut where they meet the A.

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    3 Comments on “Maroon 5 band logo (2004–)”

    1. Mar 11th, 2019  1:55 am

      About as close to a consistent band logo as you get in the digital era. It’s kind of like Coldplay’s Albertus association. (It appears on all three of their first LPs. The latter two, just on the CD itself.)

    2. Peiran Tan says:
      Mar 11th, 2019  4:25 am

      The 3rd image (Call and Response) seems to be featuring Century Gothic instead of Futura.

    3. Mar 11th, 2019  9:13 am

      Good catch, Peiran. Added. To avoid confusion: The logo is in Futura, but the album title uses Century Gothic.

      The logo variant in the second image (1.22.03.Acoustic) has an A with raised bar and an open R similar to the one in ITC Avant Garde Gothic.

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