"Jimi Hendrix sent the following letter to Reprise Records in September of 1968. It was essentially a set of fairly strict instructions with regard to the sleeve design of his forthcoming record, Electric Ladyland: a photo of the band surrounded by kids in Central Park, taken by Linda McCartney, was to feature on the front cover; various other black and white shots, by Eddie Kramer, were also to grace the packaging; as was a poem entitled "Letter to the room full of mirrors,".
"The album was released the next month, with a sleeve that bore no resemblance to the design in his letter. Worse still, Reprise chose to use a highly controversial photo for the UK release. via www.lettersofnote.com