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richerthanyou

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Best Album/Single Cover?
« on: 10 April, 2016, 04:47:08 am »


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Re: Best Album/Single Cover?
« Reply #1 on: 10 April, 2016, 07:31:46 am »
Having seen the title of the thread and before actually opening it, my first thoughts were "well it's got to be something by Iron Maiden, surely".

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Re: Best Album/Single Cover?
« Reply #2 on: 10 April, 2016, 11:18:11 am »
MAIDEN,MAIDEN, Eddie kills Thatcher! Ah, the days of youth how fleeting they were.
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Re: Best Album/Single Cover?
« Reply #3 on: 10 April, 2016, 11:19:21 am »
Jamie Reid did some cracking work for the Sex Pistols. Both singles and album cover are pretty iconic.

I guess most will be ultra familiar with them so no need to post up.

Or the Clash with London Calling putting a new wave twist on Elvis....

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Re: Best Album/Single Cover?
« Reply #4 on: 10 April, 2016, 11:49:55 am »
One of my favourites, the Masters Of Reality debut album.

Dumb all over, a little ugly on the side.

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Re: Best Album/Single Cover?
« Reply #5 on: 10 April, 2016, 04:15:00 pm »
The Baroness album covers are stunning and drawn by their singer too!



Also the full album art for Mastodon's Leviathan by Paul Romano always stuns me:


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Re: Best Album/Single Cover?
« Reply #6 on: 10 April, 2016, 05:39:47 pm »
First two albums from my favourite band, King's X, had some great art.



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Re: Best Album/Single Cover?
« Reply #7 on: 10 April, 2016, 07:55:09 pm »
I think this is the best painted LP cover ever:


Not a painting, but this is also a favourite LP cover for me:


I own the original artwork for another of my favourites and it is hanging on my living room wall.

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Re: Best Album/Single Cover?
« Reply #8 on: 10 April, 2016, 08:08:41 pm »
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Re: Best Album/Single Cover?
« Reply #9 on: 10 April, 2016, 10:16:49 pm »
Favourite album covers for me are the ones that best reflect their contents:




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Re: Best Album/Single Cover?
« Reply #10 on: 10 April, 2016, 10:24:22 pm »
Now that I know that is working...!






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Re: Best Album/Single Cover?
« Reply #11 on: 11 April, 2016, 12:29:39 am »
This Dredd Mega-Special inspiring thing...



This Fuseli-ish thing...



...and pretty much anything with Eddie on it.

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Re: Best Album/Single Cover?
« Reply #12 on: 11 April, 2016, 09:15:34 am »


My favourite studio album of all time, and my favourite album cover of all time.  I had so much fun finding all the Easter Eggs in the hieroglyphics.


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Re: Best Album/Single Cover?
« Reply #13 on: 11 April, 2016, 10:29:55 am »
I am bookmarking this thread to refer to next time the forum tears the 2000AD designers to shreds.
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Re: Best Album/Single Cover?
« Reply #14 on: 11 April, 2016, 03:17:43 pm »
Guys, Holy Diver though.