Awesome Album Covers

Can - Landed (Horzu/Virgin, 1975)

Awesome Album Covers: Can’s “Landed”

As adventurous with their album covers as they were with their avant-underground, spontaneously combustible music, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Can[/lastfm] covered their Landed album with a mix of Warholian multiplicity and amateurish doodling.

10/29/2011

Pink Floyd - Animals (Columbia, 1977)

Awesome Album Covers: Pink Floyd’s “Animals”

Animals, the tenth studio album to be recorded by [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Pink Floyd[/lastfm], was the band’s commentary on the social conditions in Great Britain during the 1970s. When it came to design a cover, the idea […]

10/18/2011

Awesome Album Covers: David Bowie’s “Aladdin Sane”

Released as the follow-up to The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]David Bowie[/lastfm]‘s 1972 album Aladdin Sane is, in the words of Bowie scribe Nicholas Pegg, “one of […]

09/27/2011

Awesome Album Covers: Big Brother And The Holding Company’s “Cheap Thrills”

Originally planned to look like a mock high school yearbook, the cover of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Big Brother and the Holding Company[/lastfm]‘s Cheap Thrills album instead joined the pantheon of great album covers with its original artwork by artist […]

08/31/2011

Awesome Album Covers: Scott Walker’s “Scott 3″

With the brilliantly-sculpted cover to his third solo album, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Scott Walker[/lastfm] finally looks into our eyes.

08/24/2011

Awesome Album Covers: Frank Sinatra’s “Songs For Young Lovers”

Considered the very first pop concept album, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Frank Sinatra[/lastfm]‘s Songs for Young Lovers was his debut on Capitol Records. In keeping with his fresh start on a new label, the cover artwork portrayed Sinatra […]

06/30/2011

Awesome Album Covers: Sonny And Cher’s “Look At Us”

United States Congressman and award-winning actress? How about Neanderthal man and breathtakingly cute singer?

06/17/2011

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