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on 9 Aug 2008 02:10

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10 Favorite Album Covers.

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1. Loveless - My Bloody Valentine
Album art looks very much like the album sounds. super-saturated. i love it. (see also unknown pleasures below)
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2. War - U2
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3. Abraxas: Limited Edition - Santana_IV

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4. Unknown Pleasures - Joy Division
Looks just like the album sounds.
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5. OK Computer - Radiohead
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6. Bitches Brew - Miles Davis
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7. Chill Out - The KLF
i really like this album cover. mostly because i'm from texas. album concept involves the American south, and this is not a picture (AT ALL) of the American south. Since these guys are from Liverpool, i imagine it's a picture taken in England?
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8. Houses of the Holy - Led Zeppelin
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9. Come to Daddy EP - Aphex Twin
okay, some might say for an Aphex Twin cover, Windowlicker is the obvious choice. I really like this EP however, because it is a little more subtle. the first time i heard the record i was in a store listening to what was pretty bizarre music to me at the time, and while causally looking at this picture of a group of children, i realized they all had the same hideous face super-imposed on each of them.
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10. Superunknown - Soundgarden
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For various reasons these are some of my favorite album covers. I've commented on a few, but probably should have let the artwork speak for itself.

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Posted: 6 years ago at Aug 12 3:43
Good choices. I've always thought Abraxas is an amazing cover--we may have talked about this before, but did you know it's a take on the Annunciation?

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