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most creative album covers

Discussion in 'Music Forums' started by tdpatt48, Dec 3, 2005.

  1. Wlrd Wds

    Wlrd Wds New Member

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    Badfinger
    Badfinger
    Warner Brothers Records 1974 White Label Promo IMG_20170301_162540.jpg
     
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    The Masters Of Reality
    The Blue Garden/How High The Moon
    Delicious Vinyl 2014
    Stoner Rock progenitors IMG_20170318_141744.jpg
     
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  3. KevinJS

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    I'm going with this one, self-titled by a band called Bodhi Tree, whom I met in California some years ago, playing in an Irish pub. AFAIK, they never made the big time which was a pity. They wrote and played some great tunes.

    The album cover is a plaster cast of the percussionist's girlfriend's face according to what the band members told me at the time. Unlucky girl, but definitely creative.

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    Badfinger
    Magic Christian Music
    Apple Records 1970
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    Rush
    Power Windows
    Mercury Polygram IMG_20170301_163357.jpg
     
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    Supertramp - Crime of the Century
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    freQ(*)Oddio Smuggler of the Cantilever Diamonds Subscriber

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    Gotic_Escenes Spanish prog/jazz rock Gotic_Escenes..jpg
     
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    Art is a fantasy. Your heart is your pleasure. Enjoy!
     
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    Related to this topic, perhaps, is my question: Do you have any albums that are in your collection for no other reason than the cover art? As in, you don't like the music but you have to have the artwork, for whatever reason? I don't have many albums like this, but I have a few where the artwork is compelling enough that I can't do without the record. One is that infamous Mom's Apple Pie album -- the music, as I remember (haven't played it in a while), is rather mediocre late-60s blues-rock but I like owning the record for the controversial cover. Then there are several CTI jazz albums from the late 1960s and early 1970s -- the photography on the cover was incredible, the music inside not so much.
     
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  15. Wires!!

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    Man
    Be good to yourself at least once a day.
    Starts boring opens with a bang. image.jpg image.jpg image.jpg
     
  16. Wires!!

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    Yes
    Yes songs. Quad fold, great art.
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    ELP Tarkus is cool too.
     

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    'Music isn't just about the music' has the brilliant album cover. I can't forget this cover forever.
     
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  19. Wlrd Wds

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    Love Forever Changes
    Elektra Records 1967
    Loves Psychedelic Masterpiece
    America's answer to the Beatles Sgt. Peppers LHCB
     

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    New to the site and new to this thread I thought of Captain Beyond right away. The album (and awesome title song) is Sufficiently Breathless. They were formed from castoffs from Deep Purple and a couple other Brit bands...awesome stuff!
     

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