The best album cover of all time

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Thelonious Monk - Monk's Music

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If you don't agree with me, then post what YOU think is the best album cover of all time!
 
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Mandingo

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A play on words, Fishmonkeyman were an indie band from Liverpool with a hilarious moniker, I see the name Monk and my mind takes me straight to that strange old name...check it out online.
 

Silent Reader

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Another great thread I can’t believe a) I didn’t think of & b) seems to have not gotten the response deserved.

I’d have to revisit many album sleeves, but off the top of my head I’d say..... Little Creatures by Talking Heads.
 

Mozmar

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Again, it's all subjective, as Art (in all senses) often is.
However, the one that springs to mind straight away is Elton John's Captain Fantastic & The Brown Dirt Cowboy.
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Silent Reader

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Another one is Abbey Road - The Beatles, not because it's a great cover, but for how iconic it became.

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Well yes, if we’re getting into iconic covers rather than personal favourites, I’d have to go for ‘Nevermind’ by Nirvana.

Sorry, much of this is done on my phone & uploading photos whilst posting is such a f*** about. I’ll try later on to add the TH & Nirvana shots. Not that anyone can not know the Nirvana cover I reckon.

I doubt that would be allowed as a cover now, imagine the snowflakes seeing that on the shelves!!! HMV would need a ‘safe zone’.😖
 
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