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The Twenty-Five Worst Album Covers of All Time
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Posted on 09/29/2011 4:04:34 PM PDT by InvisibleChurch

Inspired by the ugliness of the new Jane's Addiction album, The Great Escape Artist, we here at List Of The Day (ok, just me and a bunch of friends with great suggestions) compiled a bunch of lists of album covers that are, in the technical sense, awful.

The list below is one where real record companies were involved and artists who sold actual records were aware that the albums would go into the stores looking like this.

Fact is, there are hundreds, if not thousands, of terrible album covers. A web-search suggests that 90 percent of them come from religious artists who believe that competent artwork is akin to committing the sin of vanity.

Enjoy these album covers that dare you to enjoy the music held within its confines.

(Excerpt) Read more at new.music.yahoo.com ...


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1 posted on 09/29/2011 4:04:38 PM PDT by InvisibleChurch
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To: InvisibleChurch; martin_fierro

Now you’ve done it.


2 posted on 09/29/2011 4:07:49 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Tijeras_Slim

we deserve it for the liberalization of America


3 posted on 09/29/2011 4:09:30 PM PDT by InvisibleChurch (welcome dies irae)
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To: All

I’ve seen far worse than what this guy has come up with. Once found a web site devoted to terrible album covers and those just blew all of these away.

Lost the bookmark to that sit though.


4 posted on 09/29/2011 4:10:52 PM PDT by warsaw44
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To: warsaw44

it’s probably called “terrible album covers.com”


5 posted on 09/29/2011 4:12:17 PM PDT by InvisibleChurch (welcome dies irae)
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To: InvisibleChurch

I don't know whether this one belongs in the Twenty-Five Best Album Covers, or the 25-Worst.

6 posted on 09/29/2011 4:12:42 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: InvisibleChurch

These aren’t even close. You want absolutely horrible... go here.

http://www.octanecreative.com/Parodyville/worst_album_covers/


7 posted on 09/29/2011 4:14:15 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: dfwgator

I love “Animal Magnetism”


8 posted on 09/29/2011 4:14:29 PM PDT by geege
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To: InvisibleChurch
Album #2 Pictures, Images and Photos
9 posted on 09/29/2011 4:15:26 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: warsaw44
Try this one.
10 posted on 09/29/2011 4:16:22 PM PDT by Rocko
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To: InvisibleChurch

11 posted on 09/29/2011 4:19:19 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: Snickering Hound

The guy at the front looks like Charlie Weis.


12 posted on 09/29/2011 4:20:11 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Rocko

On that site is the “Ethel Merman Disco Album”. I think my brain just puked.


13 posted on 09/29/2011 4:26:36 PM PDT by al44
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To: InvisibleChurch

This is the worst album cover that I actually have in my collection.

14 posted on 09/29/2011 4:28:05 PM PDT by GSWarrior (To activate this tagline please contact the Admin Moderator.)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

BLECH!! You win. Those are definitely the worst I’ve seen.


15 posted on 09/29/2011 4:29:19 PM PDT by WePledge (Ich werde fur immer ein Hollenhund werden. Semper Fidelis)
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To: InvisibleChurch
If you go into independent and smaller releases territory, you can get absolutely the most horrid covers. Most of those are either corny strange religious or creepy weird perverse. Try this one:
16 posted on 09/29/2011 4:35:36 PM PDT by I still care (I miss my friends, bagels, and the NYC skyline - but not the taxes. I love the South.)
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To: dfwgator

I hate it when that happens.


17 posted on 09/29/2011 4:36:25 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Cain/Rubio?)
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To: InvisibleChurch
This one deserves a special mention:

One of the greatest albums ever recorded packaged in one of the worst album covers of all time.

18 posted on 09/29/2011 4:37:33 PM PDT by Drew68
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To: InvisibleChurch
If anyone starts a "25 BEST" list, I want to put this one on it. Always loved it.


19 posted on 09/29/2011 4:40:02 PM PDT by deoetdoctrinae (Gun-Free zones are playgrounds for felons)
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To: I still care

That must have been the inspiration for the Randy Newman song.


20 posted on 09/29/2011 4:40:21 PM PDT by Rocko
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To: InvisibleChurch

21 posted on 09/29/2011 4:42:35 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: I still care

22 posted on 09/29/2011 4:44:03 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: InvisibleChurch
Photobucket
23 posted on 09/29/2011 4:44:16 PM PDT by stylecouncilor (Some minds are like soup in a poor restaurant...better left unstirred.-PG Wodehouse)
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To: Liberty Valance

24 posted on 09/29/2011 4:46:40 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: InvisibleChurch
Oh please....

I pulled the more sensitive ones...

25 posted on 09/29/2011 4:48:12 PM PDT by TomServo
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To: Tijeras_Slim; martin_fierro; mikrofon

I predict a Long Playing thread.


26 posted on 09/29/2011 4:49:29 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Could be a record.)
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To: InvisibleChurch
It's hard to disagree, but then there are those Elvis covers, including the duets album he recorded with Brbra.


27 posted on 09/29/2011 4:49:48 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Rocko

I sent out my personal “We have a winner” post too soon. That site definitely has the worst of the worst. The one with the elephants in wigs looked interesting I must say.....


28 posted on 09/29/2011 4:50:50 PM PDT by WePledge (Ich werde fur immer ein Hollenhund werden. Semper Fidelis)
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To: TomServo

On Julie’s sixteenth birthday she bought a can of Mace.


29 posted on 09/29/2011 4:51:14 PM PDT by Rocko
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To: TomServo
Great list and well done. Those were some ugly times and ugly albums— a veritable freak show.
30 posted on 09/29/2011 4:51:42 PM PDT by Shqipo (I am AttackWatch parolee #1,237. I am breaking my parole once more.)
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To: InvisibleChurch

31 posted on 09/29/2011 4:52:04 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: I still care

AWWWWW!!! I just love me some singin’ midgets! WOOHOO!!


32 posted on 09/29/2011 4:52:38 PM PDT by WePledge (Ich werde fur immer ein Hollenhund werden. Semper Fidelis)
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To: TomServo

That has to be the most disgusting series of pics I’ve seen posted in a while.


33 posted on 09/29/2011 4:54:31 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I like both Perry and Palin, and will vote for whichever of them wins.)
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To: I still care; Liberty Valance; mikrofon; martin_fierro; Tijeras_Slim
If you go into independent and smaller releases territory, you can get absolutely the most horrid covers.

Yes, however, the article linked for THIS thread disqualifies all those. It sets as criteria: "The list below is one where real record companies were involved and artists who sold actual records. . . ."

We had a long "worst album covers" thread, but that was mostly the small obscure stuff. Here the challenge involves more mainstream albums.

34 posted on 09/29/2011 4:54:31 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Could be a record.)
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To: InvisibleChurch
I don't know about worst, but this one wins my nomination for most bizzare:


35 posted on 09/29/2011 4:55:05 PM PDT by dirtboy
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To: InvisibleChurch

36 posted on 09/29/2011 4:57:03 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: dfwgator

The back of that album cover is more revealing...btw, Holiday is a great song off that album


37 posted on 09/29/2011 4:57:17 PM PDT by representativerepublic (...loose lips, sink ships)
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To: Cyber Liberty

Yeah - and I didn’t even post ‘em all...


38 posted on 09/29/2011 4:57:29 PM PDT by TomServo
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To: InvisibleChurch

39 posted on 09/29/2011 4:59:22 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: TomServo
Yep, that one's pretty bad. And to think that the guy in the middle is a recent former congressman.
40 posted on 09/29/2011 4:59:33 PM PDT by hout8475
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To: InvisibleChurch

41 posted on 09/29/2011 5:01:21 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Shqipo

Credit goes to this guy...

http://stevecarter.com/m4.htm

They’re all linked to his site...


42 posted on 09/29/2011 5:01:58 PM PDT by TomServo
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To: InvisibleChurch
Please beat this if you can!


43 posted on 09/29/2011 5:01:58 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: TomServo

You succeeded. Good work Tom. You are one of the couple of dozen here longer than me.


44 posted on 09/29/2011 5:02:29 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I like both Perry and Palin, and will vote for whichever of them wins.)
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To: InvisibleChurch

45 posted on 09/29/2011 5:03:24 PM PDT by Sawdring
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To: TomServo

Thankfully, I had/have none of those albums.


46 posted on 09/29/2011 5:03:38 PM PDT by hattend (If I wanted you dead, you'd be dead. - Cameron Connor)
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To: InvisibleChurch

I’d hit it.


47 posted on 09/29/2011 5:04:16 PM PDT by hattend (If I wanted you dead, you'd be dead. - Cameron Connor)
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To: WePledge


48 posted on 09/29/2011 5:05:30 PM PDT by Rocko
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To: TomServo

Stop it...stop it...I can’t take it...crying here...my stomach muscles hurt...


49 posted on 09/29/2011 5:08:18 PM PDT by Pharmboy (Austrian achievement: convincing world that Hitler was German and Beethoven Austrian)
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To: Rocko

there are so many wrong things going on in this thread, I wouldn’t know where to start...


50 posted on 09/29/2011 5:10:40 PM PDT by FightforFreedomCA (It starts here! It starts now! Mr. President, game on!)
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