Great albums with awful covers

Or, if you prefer, any albums with cr@p covers.

Joe Cocker - With A Little Help From My Friends
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Band of Horses Cease To Begin, it reminds me of one of those horrible black velvet painting. Even the typeface looks wrong. Love the album though.

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Neil Diamond - Hot August Night

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Not an artist I particularly enjoy, but this is all about the cover. What is he doing with his hands? :astonished:

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Imagining what it would be like if…

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The recent Rory Gallagher set, great music, terrible cover and title.
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Friends ready to help Joe !!!

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File under: Seemed like a good idea at the time.

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Van Morrison - Poetic Champions Compose

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“Smile, Van.”
“I am f*&$ing smiling.”

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The National - I Am Easy To Find

Shot in @Pete_the_painter’s studio? Pyschedelic toothpaste?

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Crazy Horse. Brilliant album with one of the best ballads ever written. Proving they are more than a backing band. But what had they been drinking when they agreed this cover.

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Van the man. Are you looking at me?

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Black Sabbath - Sabotage

Um, I’m not sure, but I don’t think that’s how mirrors work. Maybe they didn’t want to see what they were wearing.

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David Bowie - Reality

I love Bowie, but this … words fail me.

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Sharon !!!

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“I’ve got it! The perfect cover for the album! You’re called Crazy Horse, so let’s use a picture of a … no, forget it. It’ll never work.”

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Some I found on google, for fun.

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Family. Family entertainment. They have 2 albums which could qualify as iconic covers but I think they used a different pr company for this one.

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Air guitar. It has to be air guitar. Entertain no other thoughts.

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Is that what you call it?

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