way, but I turned it down on the grounds that, as he'd done all
the work, he was entitled to all the money. All I'd done was make a
few 'phone calls to describe to him what the band had in mind (before
he and the manager started talking directly between themselves). As
it turned out, it was worth every penny - and then some - because the
cover was what swung a record deal their way. The band's manager
played their demo album to the record company, then delivered
the coup de grace - the finished cover art by a high-profile
artist. A deal was struck on the spot.
them for your time. Promises of gratitude are worthless.