Although it probably less relevant nowadays because of streaming services and downloads, but getting the album cover right was crucial for musicians before.
Good art work on the album would add to the expectation of good music. Santana’s Abraxas is a great example of exceptional music and artwork.
However sometimes artists got it completely wrong, maybe because of budget constraints, or maybe because they thought the albums were genuinely good. In this blog are some examples of album covers that are so truly bad and awful , that they are almost good. I will let the covers talk for themselves.
I know most of you will need to recover after this onslaught of bad art, so please take your time.
And there’s more from where those came from.
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