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Best album cover art of all time -Your picks

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Best album cover art of all time -Your picks

Which ones make it for the best artwork on albums in history?
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This one is also iconic and immortalized:

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Is this your opinion based question or actual where a bunch of so called 'professionals' say which ones are the best?

Example: this is awesome. The line work and colouring is fantastic. The image itself is well thought for the album.

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koffey wrote:
Mar 28th, 2019 10:19 am
Is this your opinion based question or actual where a bunch of so called 'professionals' say which ones are the best?
Just asking what you think is the best. Couldn't care less about what the so called "professionals" have to say.
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Although not an album, the single, Bicycle Race / Fat Bottomed Girls

From the album Jazz. The bicycle race poster that came with the album was pretty cool too.

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Another favorite is Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy

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Personal fave. Simple, yet eye-catching.

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Strafe1 wrote:
Mar 28th, 2019 7:03 pm
Personal fave. Simple, yet eye-catching.

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Anton Corbijn's rotten crap. DM grew old and boring when they drafted him. Give me the Martyn Atkins artwork and icons any day :D .

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One of my favourites is:
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Best experienced in your hands, with the full tracing paper dust cover. Looks like nothing special in a scan.
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XFactor11 wrote:
Mar 28th, 2019 9:38 pm
The top album cover pictures according to Google's top two picks:
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I'm not into Pink Floyd, but I have to admit that that's a brilliant cover.
Rio: so 80s and so right.
Joy Division: a stark cover for a stark band.

Some of my favourite album cover designers:
Malcolm Garrett / Assorted Images (did Duran's Rio, although not the painting)
Peter Saville (Joy Division + New Order)
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My childhood self from the 80's would have pushed for this, which I had as a poster in my room:

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Not really a Meatloaf fan, but this is iconic and just plain awesome
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One of my favourite Roots albums, but also just a cover I'll never forget
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