Marilyn Cole was the model used on the cover of the Stranded album 1973.
A truly game Roxy Girl, Marilyn Cole escaped from her £12 per week job in a Portsmouth co-op coal yard to become the wife of Playboy executive Victor Lownes, and 1973's Playmate of the Year. When her full-frontal photos, the first of their kind, were published in Playboy, Cole is said to have been extremely concerned about her father's reaction. She needn't have worried. When Pop saw them, he declared them to be 'like a Rubens'. Cole replicated her sexuality for Stranded, and reportedly had an affair with Bryan Ferry. Which added to the legend of the man who once said: 'I suppose you stop looking when you're dead.