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(Paste Magazine)   The thirty worst album covers of the 80s and 90s, all on one page. No word on why they think the best Van Halen album had the worst artwork   (pastemagazine.com) divider line 23
    More: Fail, Eddie Van Halen, album covers, Kenny Loggins, Monkees  
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2013-06-22 02:51:39 AM  
3 votes:
img.fark.net

Cover looks fine to me.
2013-06-22 03:04:32 AM  
2 votes:
Van Halen - 5150 1986 We feel simultaniously awestruck and...uncomfortable about this album cover

Author sounds sexually repressed (and possibly illiterate about Greek mythology).
2013-06-21 11:53:31 PM  
2 votes:
Re: The VH album cover

Subby, you're trying way too hard to troll our asses.

1/10
2013-06-21 09:59:36 PM  
2 votes:
Came here to say that.  Radio Kaos is to me an underappreciated slab of brilliance, but Pros and Cons of Hitchiking holds it's own.
2013-06-23 04:52:26 AM  
1 votes:
img.fark.net

Kate Bush in her 20s in a metal bikini for the Babooshka video is pure awesome sauce.

Fark this fail article so hard.
2013-06-22 09:31:15 PM  
1 votes:

Colour_out_of_Space: [img.fark.net image 320x319]
I remember seeing this in a "record store" as a kid


I actually own a copy and it might qualify as a guilty pleasure. It's the most listenable ELP album, anyway.
2013-06-22 02:24:23 PM  
1 votes:
Animal?
Blackout?
As Nasty As They Wanna Be?
The Miracle?

those album covers belong nowhere near this list!
2013-06-22 12:04:36 PM  
1 votes:
for Lifeboat:  farm4.static.flickr.com
2013-06-22 10:11:37 AM  
1 votes:

HempHead: Hey  guys, lets put our 13 year old singer on the cover...necked!

[img.fark.net image 850x842]


It's been done:
img.fark.net /hot
2013-06-22 09:46:48 AM  
1 votes:
img.fark.net

List fails without the epic Man O War cover
2013-06-22 08:20:37 AM  
1 votes:
My Vote,

www.rocktownhall.com
2013-06-22 07:32:50 AM  
1 votes:
List of worst album covers you can see in every worst album covers list
2013-06-22 06:54:35 AM  
1 votes:
img.fark.net
2013-06-22 05:09:34 AM  
1 votes:
Ahem

img.fark.net

img.fark.net

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2013-06-22 05:05:14 AM  
1 votes:
I'd suggest Poison's "Look What the Cat Dragged In".  First time I saw that cover, I thought those were some of the ugliest women I'd ever seen.
2013-06-22 03:12:27 AM  
1 votes:
img.fark.net

Not their best album (good though), certainly their best cover art.


MFAWG: Technically, that was the 70's. But: it may be the album that started hair metal.


Bowie, T Rex, Deep Purple, Sabbath, Motorhead, etc. were more the root of that style (hair metal) IMHO.

/puns intended
2013-06-22 02:53:57 AM  
1 votes:
[knowhowIknowyoure.jpg]

then I saw the author's name. Guess somebody doesn't like seeing female rear ends that are better looking than hers.
2013-06-22 02:40:26 AM  
1 votes:

MurphyMurphy: Hello, welcome to the 80's.

Can I interest you in a neon triangle?


Oh yeah, this was the one that stood out to me as How to '80s 101. Neon geometric shapes, squiggles, and paint spatters as far as the eye could see...that's all that decade was.
2013-06-22 12:44:14 AM  
1 votes:

ksdanj: What is an album cover?


Suck it Trebek
2013-06-22 12:34:16 AM  
1 votes:
img.fark.net

Jesus Christ. The front is nothing. You have to see the back cover of Van Halen 5150 to really experience a full assault on the senses. Yes, that's Eddie Van Halen in the black Duran Duran coat and big fruity hair-do.
2013-06-22 12:33:13 AM  
1 votes:
img.fark.net
2013-06-22 12:03:44 AM  
1 votes:
The cover of Queen's The Miracle is stunning. Their mouse-over quote: "We wouldn't wish a performance from this four-faced beast on our worst enemy". Really? Queen is only one of the best bands in history.
2013-06-21 11:36:29 PM  
1 votes:
www.coverbrowser.com
 
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