All posts tagged: Album Covers

Worst Album Covers of ALL TIME!

The album cover is a bit of a lost art now that the majority of music is purchased online. Now-a-days anyone can slap a JPEG next to their tracks and call it a day. But, years ago, even before the days of MTV’s wide release, music sometimes would be purchased based on the genre/album artwork. Sure, we often bought records based on recommendations or what we’ve heard on the radio. But, there were those odd times when we wanted to find something new. It was during these times that the album cover was at it’s most importance. Unfortunately for these guys, they failed miserable….  

Theory: What’s Outside The Margins of Popular Album Covers

We all love album covers. Of course we do. Don’t argue with me, I know where you live! Back when we used to physically purchase albums said albums often came with covers on them. Some of those album covers went on to be pretty famous. But what was going on outside the margins of those famous album covers? We may never know but a series called “The Bigger Picture” by web design company Aptitude has done a pretty good job at theorizing the answers…