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2020 Album Cover Poll

Post by Holden » Tue May 12, 2020 8:39 pm

It’s been 6 years since the last album covers poll, and I thought it’d be fun to have another one! So please make up your lists of your favorite album covers of all-time and submit them here!
Rules
1. Ten albums at least, include as many as you would like.
2. If an album has multiple covers, include which one you mean (Is This It comes to mind)
3. Include the Artist and the Album in your lists.
4. Just cover art, no inside art or back cover art.
5. The formula used will be 100*((1+26)/(Rank+26))
Deadline of August 30th! Have fun making lists!
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Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

Post by Listyguy » Tue May 12, 2020 10:39 pm

I remember the last time we ran this poll resulted in some incredibly cordial discussion, and I'm pretty optimistic we won't have anything like that happen this time.

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1. Ramones - Ramones (Self titled)
2. The Velvet Underground & Nico - The Velvet Underground & Nico (Self titled) (1967)
3. Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here
4. The Doors - The Doors (Self titled)
5. The Beatles - 'Abbey Road' (1969)
6. Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon (1973)
7. The Beatles - Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967)
8. Sex Pistols - Never Mind The Bollocks (1977)
9. The Beatles - Revolver
10. Joy Division - Unknown Pleasures (1979)
11. Primal Scream - Screamadelica (1991)
12. David Bowie - Aladdin Sane (1973)
13. Lou Reed - Transformer
14. Beastie Boys - Licensed to Ill (1986)
15. Split Enz - Mental Notes



16. Rolling Stones - 'Sticky Fingers' (1971)
17. Iggy & The Stooges - Raw Power
18. Rolling Stones - Some Girls
19. Patti Smith - 'Horses' (1975)
20. Lad Zeppelin - IV
21. Television - Marquee Moon
22. Led Zeppelin - Houses Of The Holy
23. Van Halen - 1984
24. Blondie - Parallel Lines
25. Van Halen - Van Halen
26. The Heartbreakers - L.A.M.F.
27. The Damned - Damned, Damned, Damned
28. Mott The Hoople - Mott (American Version)



29. Pearl Jam - Ten
30. Big Brother And The Holding Company - Cheap Thrills
31. Split Enz - True Colours (Released in four colour combinations. If I had to pick one, I would go for the yellow and blue cover)

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32. Cream - Disraeli Gears
33. Quicksilver messenger Service - Happy Trails
34. The Cars - The Cars (Self titled)
35. David Bowie - Hunky Dory
36. Queen - A Night at The Opera
37. Crowded House - Crowded House (Self titled)
38. The Cars - Candy O
39. The Doors - Strange Days
40. Nirvana - Nevermind (1991)
41. David Bowie - Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars
42. Pixies - Doolittle
43. David Bowie - Low
44. The Beach Boys - Smile
45. David Bowie - Diamond Dogs
46. T. Rex - The Slider
47. Love - Forever Changes
48. Led Zeppelin - 'Led Zeppelin' (Self titled) (1969)
49. Roxy Music - Roxy Music (Self titled)
50. Arcade Fire - The Suburbs
51. DD Smash - Cool Bananas



52. Led Zeppelin - Physical Graffiti
53. Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin II
54. AC/DC - Back In Black
55. Crowded House - Woodface
56. AC/DC - Highway To Hell
57. Janis Joplin - 'Pearl' (1971)
58. The Clash - 'London Calling' (1979)
59. Elvis Presley - Elvis Presley (1956)
60. Guns 'N Roses - Appetite For Destruction
61. The Beatles - A Hard Day's Night
62. Roxy Music - Country Life
63. The Who - Who's Next
64. Toy Love - Toy Love



65. The Who - Tommy
66. Judas Priest - 'British Steel' (1980)
67. The Eagles - Hotel California
68. Hole - 'Live Through This' (1994)
69. The Strokes - Is This It? (Original / International Cover)



70. Kiss - Destroyer
71. Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Vs. The Pink Robots
72. Blur - Parklife (1994)
73. Kiss - Dynasty
74. Rio by Duran Duran (1982)
75. The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds
76. The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses (Self titled)
77. The Beach Boys - Surf's Up
78. Gorillaz - Gorillaz
79. The Cure - Disintegration
80. Demon Days by Gorillaz (2005)
81. Gorillaz - Plastic Beach
82. Aerosmith - Rocks
83. Kiss - Destroyer
84. Talking Heads - Remain In Light
85. Led Zeppelin III
86. King Crimson - In The Court Of The Crimson King
87. The Slits - 'Cut' (1979)
88. Public Enemy - Fear of a Black Planet (1990)
89. The Smiths - The Queen Is Dead
90. Beastie Boys - Hello Nasty
91. Green Day - Dookie
92. Weezer - Weezer (Blue Album)
93. Green Day - American Idiot (2004)
94. Moby Grape - Moby Grape (Self titled)
95. The Stooges - Fun House
96. Radiohead - The Bends
97. Smashing Pumpkins - Siamese Dream
98. My Bloody Valentine - Loveless
99. Lou Reed - Lou Reed (Self titled)
100. The Jimi Hendrix Experience - The Jimi Hendrix Experience (Self titled) [American Version]



101. Nirvana - In Utero
102. New Order - Republic
103. The Replacements - Tim
104. Kiss - Alive!
105. The Smashing Pumpkins - Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness
106. The Replacements - Let It Be
107. New Order - Power, Corruption & Lies
108. MC5 - Kick Out The Jams
109. Blue Cheer - Vincibus Eruptum
110. U2 - Achtung Baby
111. The Velvet Underground - V.U.
112. DJ Shadow - Endtroducing...
113. The Who - My Generation
114. Joy Division - Closer
115. Ramones - Rocket to Russia
116. Patti Smith - Easter
117. Fleetwood Mac - 'Rumours' (1977)
118. Rolling Stones - Their Satanic Majesties Request
119. The Velvet Underground - Loaded
120. Beck - Odelay
121. The White Stripes - Elephant
122. Radiohead - OK Computer
123. Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
124. Pink Floyd - The Wall
125. Small Faces - Ogden's Nut Gone Flake
126. Zombies - Odessey & Oracle
127. The Beatles - Rubber Soul
128. David Bowie - Pinups
129. The Rolling Stones - Exile On Main Street
130. The Damned - Machine Gun Etiquette (American Version)



131. Elvis Costello - My Aim Is True
132. Metallica - Master Of Puppets
133. Pearl Jam - Vs.
134. Blur - The Great Escape
135. Oasis - What's The Story (Morning Glory?)
136. The Stooges - The Stooges (Self titled)
137. The Faces - Ooh La La
138. Elvis Costello - This Year's Model
139. Bruce Springsteen - Born to Run
140. Bob Dylan - Highway 61 Revisited
141. The Kinks - The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society
142. The Beatles - With The Beatles
143. Elton John - Captain Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy
144. The Velvet Underground - The Velvet Underground (Self titled)
145. Big Brother & The Holding Company - Cheap Thrills
146. Roxy Music - For Your Pleasure
147. Portishead - Dummy
148. Roxy Music - Stranded
149. Tricky - Maxinquaye
150. The Beatles - The Beatles (The White Album)
151. Roxy Music - Siren
152. Bruce Springsteen - The River
153. Massive Attack - Mezzanine
154. Roxy Music - Avalon
155. Nirvana - Bleach
156. Blur - Blur (Self titled)
157. Nirvana - MTV Unplugged
158. Garbage - Garbage (Self Titled)
159. The Beatles - magical Mystery Tour
160. Pink Floyd - A Momentary Lapse Of Reson
161. The Ramones - It's Alive!
162. Pink Floyd - Division Bell
163. The Smiths - Meat Is Murder
164. R.E.M. - New Adventures In Hi-Fi
165. Derek And The Dominoes - Layla And Assorted Love Songs
166. Bruce Springsteen - 'Born in the U.S.A.' (1984)
167. No Doubt - 'Tragic Kingdom' (1995)
168. Cyndi Lauper - 'She's So Unusual' (1983)
169. Joe Jackson - Look Sharp
170. Metallica - Ride The Lightning
171. Sonic Youth - Daydream Nation
172. Neil Young - After The Goldrush
173. John Lennon - John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band
174. Neil Young - Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere
175. Public Enemy - It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back
176. The Chills - Submarine Bells
177. The Rolling Stones - Let It Bleed
178. John Lennon - Menlove Avenue
179. Sonic Youth - Washing Machine
180. Bob Marley & The Wailers - Katchafire
181. Steely Dan - Can't Buy A Thrill
182. Bob Dylan - Bringing It All Back Home
183. Paul Simon - Graceland
184. John Mayall And The Blues Breakers - John Mayall And The Blues Breakers With Eric Clapton
185. Johnny Cash - 'American IV: The Man Comes Around' (2002)
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Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

Post by Madzong » Tue May 12, 2020 11:26 pm

Listyguy wrote:
Tue May 12, 2020 10:39 pm
I remember the last time we ran this poll resulted in some incredibly cordial discussion, and I'm pretty optimistic we won't have anything like that happen this time.
Oh yes...Bruce!

Who could forget?!

I wonder what he's up to now?
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Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

Post by Holden » Wed May 13, 2020 12:08 am

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Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

Post by Rocky Raccoon » Wed May 13, 2020 12:20 am

madzong wrote:
Tue May 12, 2020 11:26 pm
Listyguy wrote:
Tue May 12, 2020 10:39 pm
I remember the last time we ran this poll resulted in some incredibly cordial discussion, and I'm pretty optimistic we won't have anything like that happen this time.
Oh yes...Bruce!

Who could forget?!

I wonder what he's up to now?
Not sure, but wherever he is, he's probably using a derogatory term as a handle.

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Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

Post by Madzong » Wed May 13, 2020 12:29 am

Holden wrote:
Wed May 13, 2020 12:08 am
I assume that since there is no tag, the Is This It is the original version with the woman?
Sorry, you caught me mid-edit.

Is there an error I have missed?
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Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

Post by Holden » Wed May 13, 2020 1:51 am

madzong wrote:
Wed May 13, 2020 12:29 am
Holden wrote:
Wed May 13, 2020 12:08 am
I assume that since there is no tag, the Is This It is the original version with the woman?
Sorry, you caught me mid-edit.

Is there an error I have missed?
Oh sorry, just wanted to make sure that this was the original Is This It cover, the one with the naked woman on the front? (Great choice by the way, this one will definitely be on my list-no image can sum up the Strokes better than that one!)
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Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

Post by Madzong » Wed May 13, 2020 2:17 am

Holden wrote:
Wed May 13, 2020 1:51 am
madzong wrote:
Wed May 13, 2020 12:29 am
Holden wrote:
Wed May 13, 2020 12:08 am
I assume that since there is no tag, the Is This It is the original version with the woman?
Sorry, you caught me mid-edit.

Is there an error I have missed?
Oh sorry, just wanted to make sure that this was the original Is This It cover, the one with the naked woman on the front? (Great choice by the way, this one will definitely be on my list-no image can sum up the Strokes better than that one!)
All good :)

Cool idea to revisit this for a poll!

I picked the naked woman cover art as I liked that better.

I have also added in pictures for some albums if I liked an 'alternative' / different country's cover instead.

There are so many good covers to choose from! but I think I am mostly happy with my list.
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Post by Wisnu Tirta Aji » Wed May 13, 2020 3:38 am

Holden wrote:
Tue May 12, 2020 8:39 pm
It’s been 6 years since the last album covers poll, and I thought it’d be fun to have another one!
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Post by Krurze » Wed May 13, 2020 12:36 pm

Revisiting and amending the post I made here:

1 | Slint | Spiderland

2 | Kyuss | Welcome To Sky Valley

3 | Kraftwerk | Autobahn (Remastered)

4 | The Beatles | Abbey Road

5 | Godspeed You! Black Emperor | F♯ A♯ ∞ (CD version)

6 | Joy Division | Unknown Pleasures

7 | Ramones | Ramones

8 | Primal Scream | Screamadelica

9 | Earth | Earth 2

10 | The KLF | Chill Out

11 | G.G.B & Tiger104er | Cornertape

12 | Kraftwerk | Tour de France Soundtracks

13 | Johnny Cash | American IV: The Man Comes Around

14 | Godspeed You! Black Emperor | Yanqui U.X.O.

15 | Kruder & Dorfmeister | G-Stoned

16 | Gøggs | Gøggs

17 | Animal Collective | Merriweather Post Pavilion

18 | Thee Oh Sees | Floating Coffin

19 | Screaming Trees | Buzz Factory

20 | The Beatles | Beatles For Sale

21 | Buena Vista Social Club | Buena Vista Social Club

22 | Simon & Garfunkel | Bookends

23 | Wire | Pink Flag

24 | The Beatles | With The Beatles

25 | Black Sabbath | Master of Reality

26 | The Clash | London Calling

27 Sonic Youth | Daydream Nation

28 | Tocotronic | Digital ist besser

29 | Peter Gabriel | Peter Gabriel (Car)

30 | Ride | Nowhere

31 | Bruce Springsteen | Nebraska

32 | Tame Impala | Innerspeaker

33 | Bob Dylan | Highway 61 Revisited

34 | Sigur Rós | Valtari

35 | The Beach Boys | Surf's Up
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Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

Post by Rob » Wed May 13, 2020 3:43 pm

I'd love to play along as this is a subject I'm fond of, but does the deadline have to be the same as the 2010's poll? Couldn't it be moved to a slower late Summer/ early Fall date?

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Post by Holden » Wed May 13, 2020 4:12 pm

Rob wrote:
Wed May 13, 2020 3:43 pm
I'd love to play along as this is a subject I'm fond of, but does the deadline have to be the same as the 2010's poll? Couldn't it be moved to a slower late Summer/ early Fall date?
Sure, I'll extend it! How about July 31st?
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Post by Live in Phoenix » Fri Jun 05, 2020 1:39 am

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I did 100 last time, so I mostly just have to plug in the old list...

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Post by ordinaryperson » Fri Jun 05, 2020 4:27 am

Here's my top 46, I'm sure you can tell that there are two types of covers I really like.

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01 | Pink Floyd | The Division Bell
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02 | 2814 | Birth of a New Day
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03 | Underworld | Beaucoup Fish
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04 | The Streets | Original Pirate Material
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05 | Rush | Power Windows
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06 | Led Zeppelin | Led Zeppelin IV
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07 | PrismCorp Virtual Enterprises | Home™
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08 | John Maus | We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves
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09 | Yo La Tengo | And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out
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10 | Madness | One Step Beyond
11 | Count Basie | Basie/The Atomic Mr. Basie/The Complete Atomic Basie
12 | Alan Parsons | On Air
13 | Nav Katze | Gentle & Elegance
14 | Peter Gabriel | Peter Gabriel (II)
15 | The KLF | Chill Out
16 | Bjork | Post
17 | Naoya Matsuoka | September Wind
18 | Macintosh Plus | Floral Shoppe
19 | Lucinda Williams | Car Wheels on a Gravel Road
20 | The Prodigy | The Fat of the Land
21 | Radiohead | Kid A
22 | Peter Gabriel | Peter Gabriel (III)
23 | Godspeed You! Black Emperor | Yanqui U.X.O.
24 | Beach House | Bloom
25 | Alan Parsons | A Valid Path
26 | The Who | Who’s Next
27 | Van Halen | 1984
28 | Pearl Jam | Ten
29 | Rush | Signals
30 | Neil Young | Harvest Moon
31 | XTC | Drums and Wires
32 | Sunny Day Real Estate | Diary
33 | The Alan Parsons Project | Pyramid
34 | Roxy Music | Avalon
35 | U2 | Zooropa
36 | Electric Light Orchestra | Out of the Blue
37 | Radiohead | The Bends
38 | New Order | Power, Corruption, and Lies
39 | Nick Cave | Skeleton Tree
40 | Kate Bush | Hounds of Love
41 | Pet Shop Boys | Introspective
42 | King Crimson | Discipline
43 | The Cure | Disintegration
44 | U2 | Achtung Baby
45 | Queen | A Kind of Magic
46 | Alice in Chains | Alice in Chains
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Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

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Album Covers:

1. The Clash - London Calling
2. The Velvet Underground - The Velvet Underground & Nico
3. Joy Division - Unknown Pleasures
4. T.Rex - Electric Warrior
5. Grateful Dead - American Beauty
6. Led Zeppelin - Physical Graffiti
7. Big Brother & The Holding Company - Cheap Thrills
8. The Rolling Stones - Sticky Fingers
9. Fleetwood Mac - Rumours
10. The Wailers - Burnin'

11. Beastie Boys - Paul's Boutique
12. U2 - War
13. The Stooges - Fun House
14. Bob Dylan - Bringing It All Back Home
15. Iron Maiden - Live After Death
16. Bruce Springsteen - Born To Run
17. The Ramones - The Ramones
18. David Bowie - Hunky Dory
19. The Faces - Ooh La La
20. Elvis Presley - Heartbreak Hotel (single)

21. Eric Clapton - Slowhand
22. Miles Davis - Kind of Blue
23. Brian Eno - Taking Tiger Mountain By Strategy
24. Menomena - Friend and Foe
25. Lou Reed - Transformer
26. John Coltrane - Coltrane's Sound
27. The Kinks - Misfits
28. Joni Mitchell - Ladies of the Canyon
29. Bob Dylan - Blonde on Blonde
30. Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp A Butterfly

31. Grateful Dead - Aoxomoxoa
32. Prince - Sign 'O The Times
33. Love - Forever Changes
34. Miles Davis - Bitches Brew
35. Jimi Hendrix - Electric Ladyland (North American Release)
36. Tom Waits - Swordfishtrombones
37. The Beatles - Rubber Soul
38. Bob Marley & The Wailers - Natty Dread
39. Grateful Dead - Grateful Dead
40. Nirvana - Nevermind

41. Thelonious Monk - Underground
42. Jethro Tull - Thick As A Brick
43. The Flaming Lips - The Soft Bulletin
44. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Blood Sugar Sex Magik
45. Tool - Lateralus
46. Hawkwind - Space Ritual
47. George Harrison - All Things Must Pass
48. The Cure - Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me
49. Leo Kottke - 6- and 12- String Guitar
50. Judas Priest - Hell Bent For Leather

51. Funkadelic - America Eats It's Young
52. Led Zeppelin - Houses of the Holy
53. Willie Nelson - Phases and Stages
54. Queen - A Night At The Opera
55. Elvis Costello and the Attractions - Get Happy!
56. Killing Joke - Killing Joke
57. Rihanna - Anti
58. Gun 'N Roses - Use Your Illusion I
59. Bright Eyes - I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning
60. The Zombies - Odessey and Oracle

61. Belle and Sebastian - If You're Feeling Sinister
62. Green Day - American Idiot
63. Pink Floyd - The Wall
64. Little Richards - Here's Little Richard
65. Metallica - Master of Puppets
66. Gnarls Barkley - St. Elsewhere
67. Deerhunter - Cryptograms
68. Midnight Oil - Diesel and Dust
69. Los Lobos - Kiko
70. Korn - Follow The Leader

71. Ice Cube - Death Certificate
72. Radiohead - Hail To The Thief
73. The Microphones - The Glow, Pt. 2
74. Serge Gainsbourg & Michel Colmbier - Le Original Music from the Movie Pacha
75. Run DMC - Raising Hell
76. Charles Mingus - Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus
77. Drive-By Truckers - Southern Rock Opera
78. The Rolling Stones - Some Girls
79. Ministry - ΚΕΦΑΛΗΞΘ (Psalm 69: The Way to Succeed and the Way to Suck Eggs)
80. of Montreal - Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer?

81. Outkast - Stankonia
82. Janelle Monae - The Archandroid
83. La Vida Bohème - Será
84. Primus - Sailing The Seas of Cheese
85. Okkervil River - The Silver Gymnasium
86. Mobb Deep - The Infamous
87. Neil Young - Harvest
88. Misfits - Collection
89. Joey Bada$$ - B4.DA.$$
90. Iron & Wine / Calexico - In The Reins

91. The Modern Lovers - The Modern Lovers
92. The Rolling Stones - Tattoo You
93. Ol' Dirty Bastard - Return to the 36 Chambers
94. Fred Neil - Bleecker and McDougal
95. U2 - The Joshua Tree
96. Sly & the Family Stone - There's A Riot Goin' On
97. Monsters of Folk - Monsters of Folk
98. Yes - Relayer
99. My Chemical Romance - The Black Parade
100. Justice - †

Honorable Mention: Small Faces - Ogdens' Nut Gone Flake
Honorable Mention: Neurtal Milk Hotel - On Avery Island
Honorable Mention: The Pretty Things - S.F. Sorrow
Honorable Mention: Sturgill Simpson - A Sailor's Guide To Earth
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Post by Elder » Sun Jun 28, 2020 1:26 pm

1 The Beach Boys, ‘Surf's Up’ (1971)
2 Suede, ‘Dog Man Star’ (1994)
3 The Velvet Underground, ‘The Velvet Underground & Nico’ (1967)
4 Nirvana, ‘Nevermind’ (1991)
5 Pink Floyd, ‘The Dark Side of the Moon’ (1973)
6 The Beatles, ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ (1967)
7 Milton Nascimento & Lô Borges, ‘Clube da Esquina’ (1972)
8 Kendrick Lamar, ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’ (2015)
9 Tom Zé, ‘Todos os Olhos’ (1973)
10 Janet Jackson, ‘Control’ (1986)
11 Pink Floyd, ‘Wish You Were Here’ (1975)
12 The Strokes, ‘Is This It’ (2001)
13 Grace Jones, 'Island Life' (1985)
14 The Clash, ‘London Calling’ (1979)
15 Miles Davis, ‘A Tribute to Jack Johnson’ (1971)
16 The Roots, 'Things Fall Apart' (1999)
17 Secos & Molhados, ‘Secos & Molhados’ (1973)
18 Pink Floyd, ‘Atom Heart Mother’ (1970)
19 Elton John, ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ (1973)
20 Prince, ‘Dirty Mind’ (1980)
21 Bruce Springsteen, ‘Born in the U.S.A.’ (1984)
22 The Rolling Stones, ‘Sticky Fingers’ (1971)
23 Tom Waits, ‘Rain Dogs’ (1985)
24 Patti Smith, ‘Horses’ (1975)
25 Rage Against the Machine, ‘Rage Against the Machine’ (1992)
26 Nas, ‘Illmatic’ (1994)
27 David Bowie, ‘Aladdin Sane’ (1973)
28 Billy Joel, ‘The Stranger’ (1977)
29 Eurythmics, ‘Touch’ (1984)
30 Carole King, ‘Tapestry’ (1971)
31 Moses Sumney, ‘Græ’ (2020)
32 U2, ‘Boy’ (1980)
33 Violent Femmes, ‘Violent Femmes’ (1983)
34 Antônio Carlos Jobim, ‘Wave’ (1967)
35 Kraftwerk, ‘The Man Machine’ (1978)
36 The Cars, ‘The Cars’ (1978)
37 Depeche Mode, ‘Violator’ (1990)
38 Cartola, ‘Cartola’ (1976)
39 Can ‘Ege Bamyasi’ (1972)
40 Buena, Vista Social Club, ‘Buena Vista Social Club’ (1997)
41 João Gilberto, ‘Amoroso’ (1977)
42 Joy Division, ‘Unknown Pleasures’ (1979)
43 Gal Costa, ‘Índia’ (1973)
44 Carly Simon, ‘No Secrets’ (1972)
45 The Doors, ‘The Best of the Doors’ (1985)
46 King Crimson, 'In the Court of the Crimson King’ (1969)
47 Yeah Yeah Yeahs, ‘It's Blitz!’ (2009)
48 Al Green, ‘Greatest Hits’ (1975)
49 Antony And The Johnsons, ‘The Crying Light’ (2009)
50 Supertramp, 'Breakfast in America’ (1979)
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Post by Live in Phoenix » Wed Jul 08, 2020 2:11 pm

Now on to the next fire...



1. The Stooges – Fun House
2. The Ohio Players - Honey
3. The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
4. Elvis Costello – This Year’s Model (U.S. vinyl cover)
5. Miles Davis – Kind of Blue (initial CD cover, w/trumpet mute)
6. My Bloody Valentine - Loveless
7. T. Rex – Electric Warrior
8. Elvis Presley – The King of Rock 'n' Roll: The Complete 50s Masters
9. Tim Hardin - Tim Hardin 2
10. The Rolling Stones – Let It Bleed

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11. Sonic Youth – Sonic Nurse
12. The Beatles - Beatles for Sale
13. The Beatles - The Beatles (The White Album) (specifically, the original LP version)
14. Soundgarden - Superunknown
15. Neil Young – Tonight’s the Night
16. John Lennon – Plastic Ono Band
17. R.E.M. – Murmur
18. Joanna Newsom – Ys
19. Radiohead – OK Computer
20. Van Morrison – Astral Weeks



21. Fleetwood Mac – Bare Trees
22. Herbie Hancock - Thrust
23. George Harrison - Wonderwall Music
24. The Grateful Dead – From the Mars Hotel
25. The Beatles - Abbey Road
26. Rage Against the Machine - Rage Against the Machine
27. Billie Holiday - Lady in Autumn: The Best of the Verve Years
28. The Beatles – Please Please Me
29. Bob Dylan – Highway 61 Revisited
30. The Velvet Underground – The Velvet Underground and Nico

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31. U2 – The Joshua Tree
32. The Doors - The Best of the Doors (1985)
33. The Velvet Underground - Loaded
34. Woody Guthrie – Dust Bowl Ballads (original cover, w/ ramshackle house)
35. Michael Jackson – Thriller
36. Jimi Hendrix – Are You Experienced? (U.S. version)
37. Patti Smith – Horses
38. The Who – The Who Sell Out
39. William Ackerman – Passage
40. Pavement – Slanted and Enchanted



41. Windham Hill Sampler '84
42. Neil Young - Rust Never Sleeps
43. Peter Gabriel - Peter Gabriel (1980)
44. David Bowie - Low
45. Bruce Springsteen – Born to Run
46. Little Feat - Sailin’ Shoes
47. Roy Harper – Come Out Fighting Genghis Smith (1991 reissue cover)
48. Marvin Gaye – What’s Going On
49. Little Richard – Here’s Little Richard
50. Molly Hatchet - Molly Hatchet

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51. Tom Waits – Bone Machine
52. The Beatles - Revolver
53. Pearl Jam – Vs.
54. My Bloody Valentine – Isn’t Anything
55. Queen - A Night at the Opera
56. The Cars - Candy-O
57. Grace Jones - Slave to the Rhythm
58. Pet Shop Boys - Actually
59. The Flaming Lips - At War with the Mystics
60. The Slits – Cut



61. The Cure - Pornography
62. Pink Floyd – The Dark Side of the Moon
63. Nirvana – Nevermind
64. Gnarls Barkley - St. Elsewhere
65. The Doors – Weird Scenes inside the Gold Mine
66. Led Zeppelin – Remasters
67. Bob Dylan - Blood on the Tracks
68. The Rolling Stones - Sticky Fingers
69. Frank Sinatra – In the Wee Small Hours
70. George Winston – Summer



71. James Taylor - Never Die Young
72. Fleet Foxes – Fleet Foxes
73. Swans - The Seer
74. The Modern Lovers - The Modern Lovers
75. Peter Criss - Peter Criss
76. Gene Simmons - Gene Simmons
77. Ace Frehley - Ace Frehley
78. Paul Stanley - Paul Stanley
79. Prince - The Black Album
80. Sonic Youth - Daydream Nation



81. Funkadelic – One Nation Under a Groove
82. London Philharmonic Orchestra - Handel: Messiah (The Original Manuscript), Disc 2
83. Slint - Spiderland
84. Metallica – Ride the Lightning
85. Love – Forever Changes
86. The Cure – Faith
87. This Heat - Deceit
88. The Allman Brothers Band - Enlightened Rogues
89. Nine Inch Nails – The Downward Spiral
90. Grateful Dead - American Beauty



91. The Cure - Disintegration
92. Metallica - Master of Puppets
93. Can – Soon Over Babaluma
94. Enya – Shepherd Moons
95. Quicksilver Messenger Service - Happy Trails
96. Gang of Four - Solid Gold / Another Day Another Dollar
97. The Residents - Duck Stab
98. Public Enemy - Fear of a Black Planet
99. Bon Iver – Bon Iver
100. Bee Gees – The Ultimate Bee Gees



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Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

Post by mileswide » Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:15 pm

Cheers for this, Holden! There's a slight leaning towards later releases among my selections as, to my untrained eye, visual art seems to date quicker than music. Or maybe it's the availability heuristic at play... I may add to the below but here it is for now, irrespective of the musical content (I'm prepared for my #1 to be disqualified as I know I've taken some liberties on the Neil Young thread):



1. Pink Floyd - Echoes: The Best of
2. The White Stripes - Elephant
3. Neil Young - On the Beach
4. Arcade Fire - Funeral
5. Jackson Browne - Late for the Sky
6. The Prodigy - Music for the Jilted Generation
7. Iron Maiden - Somewhere in Time
8. Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid
9. Johnny Cash - At Folsom Prison
10. Sex Pistols - Never Mind the Bollocks...Here's the Sex Pistols
11. Bob Dylan - Blonde on Blonde
12. Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly
13. Jacques Brel - Jacques Brel [Ces gens-là]
14. The Stooges - Fun House
15. Neutral Milk Hotel - In the Aeroplane over the Sea
16. Tom Waits - The Heart of Saturday Night
17. Yves Tumor - Heaven to a Tortured Mind
18. Sharon Van Etten - Are We There
19. Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes
20. The Clash - London Calling
21. The Flaming Lips - At War with the Mystics
22. Georgia - Seeking Thrills
23. Bob Marley and the Wailers - Natty Dread
24. Black Sabbath - Vol. 4
25. Peter Gabriel - Peter Gabriel I
26. David Bowie - Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars
27. St. Vincent - St. Vincent
28. Primal Scream - Screamadelica
29. Prince - Sign "☮" the Times
30. The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
31. Guns N' Roses - Appetite for Destruction
32. Betty Davis - They Say I'm Different
33. Grimes - Miss Anthropocene
34. Animal Collective - Merriweather Post Pavilion
35. AC/DC - Let There Be Rock
36. Charles Mingus - The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady
37. Elvis Costello - My Aim Is True
38. The Last Shadow Puppets - Everything You've Come to Expect
39. James Brown - Get up offa That Thing
40. Patti Smith Group - Easter
41. Eminem - The Slim Shady LP
42. Michael Jackson - Dangerous
43. The The - Soul Mining
44. Tame Impala - Innerspeaker
45. Boredoms - Vision Creation Newsun
46. Disco Inferno - D.I. Go Pop
47. Sonny Rollins - Sonny Rollins Vol. 2
48. Idles - Joy as an Act of Resistance
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Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

Post by Holden » Sat Jul 11, 2020 2:40 am

I'm going to extend this deadline to August 15th. Thanks everybody!
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Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

Post by styrofoamboots » Sat Jul 11, 2020 3:58 pm

1. Yo La Tengo - And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out
2. Brand New - Science Fiction
3. Nick Drake - Pink Moon
4. Beach House - Bloom
5. Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes
6. Glenn Branca - The Ascension
7. Pink Floyd - Animals
8. Big Black - Atomizer
9. Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here
10. Bob Dylan - Blonde on Blonde
11. The Clash - London Calling
12. Daft Punk - Discovery
13. Daft Punk - Homework
14. Frank Zappa - Hot Rats
15. LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening
16. Madvillain - Madvillainy
17. The Mars Volta - Francis the Mute
18. Purple Mountains - Purple Mountains
19. The Beatles - Revolver
20. Can - Tago Mago
21. Modest Mouse - The Lonesome Crowded West
22. Have a Nice Life - Deathconsciousness
23. Boards of Canada - In a Beautiful Place Out In The Country
24. Mort Garson - Mother Earth's Plantasia
25. Brian Eno - Another Green World
26. David Thomas Broughton - The Complete Guide to Insufficiency
27. Patti Smith - Horses
28. Interpol - Turn On The Bright Lights
29. The National - Alligator
30. Townes Van Zandt - Townes Van Zandt
31. The Velvet Underground & Nico - The Velvet Underground & Nico
32. Joy Division - Unknown Pleasures
33. Sunny Day Real Estate - Diary
34. Brand New - The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me
35. The Mars Volta - Deloused in the Comatorium
36. Wilco - Summerteeth
37. Lorde - Melodrama
38. Panda Bear - Person Pitch
39. The White Stripes - Elephant
40. The Stooges - Funhouse
41. Portishead - Dummy
42. Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath
43. Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City
44. Pixies - Doolittle
45. Radiohead - OK Computer
46. Caravan - In The Land of Grey and Pink
47. Mission of Burma - Vs.
48. Steely Dan - Aja
49. The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses
50. Wire - Pink Flag

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Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

Post by Holden » Thu Jul 16, 2020 7:06 pm

A current list of 100, may change:
1 The Rolling Stones - Sticky Fingers
2 Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here
3 Iggy Pop - Lust for Life
4 Beck - Odelay
5 Bjork - Debut
6 A Tribe Called Quest - The Low End Theory
7 Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
8 Beach House - Teen Dream
9 The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Electric Ladyland (North American Cover)
10 R.E.M. - Automatic for the People
11 Talking Heads - Remain in Light
12 The Strokes - Is This It? (Original)
13 The Who - Who's Next
14 Swans - To Be Kind
15 Bruce Springsteen - Born to Run
16 Elvis Presley - Elvis Presley
17 Hole - Live Through This
18 Yeah Yeah Yeahs - It's Blitz!
19 Rage Against te Machine - Rage Against the Machine
20 David Bowie - Heroes
21 The Clash - London Calling
22 Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels 3
23 David Bowie - The Next Day
24 Iggy & the Stooges - Raw Power
25 New Order - Power, Corruption and Lies
26 Pixies - Surfer Rosa
27 Patti Smith - Horses
28 Fleetwood Mac - Rumours
29 Portishead - Dummy
30 The Who - Tommy
31 Justice - Cross
32 Arcade Fire - Funeral
33 The Beatles - Abbey Road
34 Nirvana - Nevermind
35 Bob Dylan - Highway 61 Revisited
36 IDLES - Joy as an Act of Resistance
37 Sonic Youth - Daydream Nation
38 Radiohead - Kid A
39 Violent Femmes - Violent Femmes
40 Portishead - Third
41 The Roots - Things Fall Apart
42 Joy Division - Closer
43 The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds
44 Blur - Parklife
45 Neutral Milk Hotel - In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
46 Miles Davis - Bitches Brew
47 Kendrick Lamar - Good Kid, m.a.a.d city
48 Arcade Fire - Neon Bible
49 The Velvet Underground & Nico - The Velvet Underground & Nico
50 Primal Scream - Screamadelica
51 Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven
52 Moby - Play
53 Bob Dylan - Blonde on Blonde
54 Joy Division - Unknown Pleasures
55 Tom Waits - Swordfishtrombones
56 Bob Dylan - Blood on the Tracks
57 The National - Boxer
58 The Smiths - The Smiths
59 The Prodigy - The Fat of the Land
60 Nine Inch Nails - The Downward Spiral
61 David Bowie - Blackstar
62 Pink Floyd - The Dark Side of the Moon
63 Tame Impala - Currents
64 R.E.M. - Murmur
65 Kanye West - The College Dropout
66 Blondie - Parallel Lines
67 The Streets - Original Pirate Material
68 Led Zeppelin - Houses of the Holy
69 Metallica - The Black Album
70 Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin
71 Pixies - Doolittle
72 of Montreal - Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer?
73 Interpol - Turn on the Bright Lights
74 Beck - Mellow Gold
75 My Bloody Valentine - Loveless
76 Public Enemy - It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back
77 Pearl Jam - Ten
78 Beach House - 7
79 Captain Beefhearts & His Magic Band - Trout Mask Replica
80 The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
81 Metallica - Master of Puppets
82 Sun Kil Moon - Benji
83 Public Enemy - Fear of a Black Planet
84 Animal Collective - Merriweather Post Pavilion
85 Van Morrison - Moondance
86 John Lennon - Imagine
87 Belle and Sebastian - The Life Pursuit
88 Derek and the Dominos - Layla and Other Assorted Lovesongs
89 St. Vincent - St. Vincent
90 Tom Waits - RainDogs
91 Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly
92 Weezer - Weezer [The Blue Album]
93 The National - High Violet
94 Johnny Cash - American IV: The Man Comes Around
95 Grace Jones - Nightclubbing
96 The Notorious B.I.G. - Ready to Die
97 Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin IV
98 Sex Pistols - Never Mind the Bollocks - Here's the Sex Pistols
99 Nirvana - In Utero
100 The Beatles - Revolver
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Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

Post by Holden » Fri Jul 24, 2020 4:11 am

madzong wrote:
Tue May 12, 2020 11:25 pm
146. Roxy Music - For Your Pleasure
147. Portishead - Dummy
138. Roxy Music - Stranded
139. Tricky - Maxinquaye
140. The Beatles - The Beatles (The White Album)
141. Roxy Music - Siren
Just wanted to let you know your list sort of starts over at some point, I've included them in the order listed vertically:
147 - Dummy
148 - Stranded
149 - Maxinquaye
150 - The Beatles
If this is wrong, let me know. Thanks!
Also, you included Master of Puppets twice, at 163 and 132... let me know about this as well.
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Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

Post by Madzong » Fri Jul 24, 2020 7:54 am

Holden wrote:
Fri Jul 24, 2020 4:11 am
madzong wrote:
Tue May 12, 2020 11:25 pm
146. Roxy Music - For Your Pleasure
147. Portishead - Dummy
138. Roxy Music - Stranded
139. Tricky - Maxinquaye
140. The Beatles - The Beatles (The White Album)
141. Roxy Music - Siren
Just wanted to let you know your list sort of starts over at some point, I've included them in the order listed vertically:
147 - Dummy
148 - Stranded
149 - Maxinquaye
150 - The Beatles
If this is wrong, let me know. Thanks!
Also, you included Master of Puppets twice, at 163 and 132... let me know about this as well.
Fixed up the numbering and replaced 163. Metallica- Master Of Puppets with The Smiths - Meat Is Murder
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Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

Post by Madzong » Mon Jul 27, 2020 6:35 pm

madzong wrote:
Fri Jul 24, 2020 7:54 am
Holden wrote:
Fri Jul 24, 2020 4:11 am
madzong wrote:
Tue May 12, 2020 11:25 pm
146. Roxy Music - For Your Pleasure
147. Portishead - Dummy
138. Roxy Music - Stranded
139. Tricky - Maxinquaye
140. The Beatles - The Beatles (The White Album)
141. Roxy Music - Siren
Just wanted to let you know your list sort of starts over at some point, I've included them in the order listed vertically:
147 - Dummy
148 - Stranded
149 - Maxinquaye
150 - The Beatles
If this is wrong, let me know. Thanks!
Also, you included Master of Puppets twice, at 163 and 132... let me know about this as well.
Fixed up the numbering and replaced 163. Metallica- Master Of Puppets with The Smiths - Meat Is Murder
Hi Holden,

I had A Night at the Opera at 36 and 145. I've changed 145. To Cheap Thills by Big Brother & The Holding Company. Thanks :)
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Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

Post by Schüttelbirne » Mon Aug 03, 2020 12:34 pm

1 | Joshua White | Southern Exposure | 1941
2 | Pink Floyd | Wish You Were Here | 1975
3 | Miles Davis | Bitches Brew | 1970
4 | Max Roach | We Insist! Max Roach‘s Freedom Now Suite | 1961
5 | Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band | Trout Mask Replica | 1969
6 | The Rolling Stones | Beggars Banquet | 1968
7 | Bon Iver | 22, A Million | 2016
8 | Jethro Tull | Thick as a Brick | 1972
9 | Sunwatchers | Illegal Moves | 2019
10 | Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds | Ghosteen | 2019

11 | Residents | Meet the Residents | 1974
12 | Roxy Music | Siren | 1975
13 | Thelonious Monk | Brilliant Corners | 1957
14 | Funkadelic | Maggot Brain | 1971
15 | Czeslaw Niemen | Katharsis | 1976
16 | Bill Evans & Jim Hall | Undercurrent | 1962
17 | Judas Priest | Sad Wings of Destiny | 1976
18 | Cecil Taylor | Unit Structures | 1966
19 | Jefferson Airplane | Crown of Creation | 1968
20 | King Crimson | In the Court of the Crimson King | 1969

21 | Kendrick Lamar | To Pimp a Butterfly | 2015
22 | Pharoah Sanders | Karma | 1969
23 | The Beach Boys | Surf‘s Up | 1971
24 | Today Is the Day | Sadness Will Prevail | 2002
25 | Alice Coltrane & Pharoah Sanders | Journey in Satchidananda | 1971
26 | Tom Dissevelt & Kid Baltan | The Fascinating World of Electronic Music | 1959
27 | The 13th Floor Elevators | The Psychedelic Sounds of The 13th Floor Elevators | 1966
28 | Animal Collective | Merriweather Post Pavilion | 2009
29 | The Beatles | The Beatles | 1969
30 | Miles Davis | Agharta | 1975

31 | New York Dolls | New York Dolls | 1973
32 | Big Brother & The Holding Company | Cheap Thrills
33 | Herbie Mann | Gagaku & Beyond | 1976
34 | Nina Hagen Band | Nina Hagen Band | 1978
35 | Gong | Flying Teapot | 1973
36 | The 360 Degree Music Experience | In: Sanity | 1976
37 | Kraftwerk | Autobahn (Remastered) | 1974/2004
38 | Kraftwerk | Radio-Aktivität (Remastered) | 1975/2009
39 | Shivkumar Sharma, Brij Bhushan Kabra & Hariprasad Chaurasia | Call of the Valley | 1968
40 | The Beatles | Revolver | 1966

41 | Tangerine Dream | Zeit | 1972
42 | Faust | Faust IV | 1973
43 | The Charlie Mingus Jazz Workshop | Pithecanthropus Erectus | 1956
44 | Kraftwerk | Die Mensch-Maschine | 1978
45 | Sufjan Stevens | Illinois | 2005
46 | Albert Ayler | Spirits | 1964
47 | Johnny Griffin | A Blowin‘ Session | 1957
48 | The Buddy DeFranco Quintet | Cooking the Blues | 1955
49 | Miles Davis All Stars | Walkin‘ | 1957
50 | Thelonious Monk Quartet | Misterioso | 1958

51 | Faust | Faust | 1971
52 | The Deviants | The Deviants | 1969
53 | Joy Division | Closer | 1980
54 | The Stone Roses | The Stone Roses | 1989
55 | Sun Ra | The Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra
56 | Fiona Apple | The Idler Wheel… | 2012
57 | Sozialistisches Patienten Kollektiv | Leichenschrei | 1982
58 | Comus | First Utterance | 1971
59 | Popol Vuh | Hosianna Mantra | 1972
60 | Jean Michel Jarre | Oxygène | 1976

61 | The Jimi Hendrix Experience | Axis: Bold as Love | 1967
62 | Caetano Veloso | Caetano Veloso | 1968
63 | Amon Düül II | Yeti | 1970
64 | Tangerine Dream | Atem | 1973
65 | Björk | Homogenic | 1997
66 | Bon Iver | Bon Iver, Bon Iver | 2011
67 | Miles Davis | Water Babies | 1976
68 | The White Stripes | Elephant | 2003
69 | Robbie Basho | Zarthus | 1974
70 | Gorillaz | Plastic Beach | 2010

71 | The Flaming Lips | The Soft Bulletin | 1999
72 | Roxy Music | For Your Pleasure | 1973
73 | McCoy Tyner | Sahara | 1972
74 | The Velvet Underground & Nico | The Velvet Underground & Nico | 1967
75 | The Beatles | Sgt. Pepper‘s Lonely Hearts Club Band | 1968
76 | The Mothers of Invention | We‘re Only in It for the Money | 1968
77 | Electra | Adaptionen | 1976
78 | The Who | Who‘s Next | 1971
79 | Nicole Mitchell & Moor Mother | Offering | 2020
80 | Sonny Rollins | Saxophone Colossus | 1957

81 | Count Basie and His Orchestra + Neal Hefti Arrangements | Basie | 1957
82 | Laurie Anderson | Big Science | 1982
83 | Anais Mitchell | Hadestown | 2010
84 | Shorty Rogers & André Previn | Collaboration | 1955
85 | Ken Nordine & The Fred Katz Group | Word Jazz | 1957
86 | Roland Kirk | Domino | 1962
87 | George Russell and His Orchestra | Jazz in the Space Age | 1960
88 | Cecil Taylor Quartet | Jazz Advance | 1957
89 | Charles Mingus | The Clown | 1957
90 | Patti Smith | Horses | 1975

91 | Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds | Push the Sky Away | 2013
92 | Miles Davis | ‘Round About Midnight | 1957
93 | Sam Rivers | Crystals | 1974
94 | Sturgill Simpson | A Sailor‘s Guide to Earth | 2016
95 | George Russell Sextet | Ezz-thetics
96 | Parliament | Mothership Connection | 1975
97 | Pink Floyd | Ummagumma | 1969
98 | The Who | Tommy | 1969
99 | Prince | Sign O the Times | 1987
100 | Nico | Desertshore | 1970

101 | Miles Davis | Pangaea | 1976
102 | Reckless Kelly | Long Night Moon | 2013
103 | Contortions / Teenage Jesus & The Jerks / Mars / D.N.A. | No New York | 1978
104 | Popol Vuh | Aguirre | 1976
105 | The Albert Mangelsdorff Quintet | Now Jazz Ramwong | 1965
106 | The Harold Land Quintet | The Fox | 1960
107 | Alice Coltrane | Ptah, the El Daoud | 1970
108 | King Crimson | Lizard | 1970
109 | Charles Mingus | Mingus Ah Um | 1959
110 | The Dave Brubeck Quartet | Time Out | 1959

111 | Lauryn Hill | The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill | 1998
112 | David Axelrod | Song of Innocence | 1968
113 | Can | Tago Mago | 1971
114 | Edgar Froese | Aqua | 1974
115 | My Bloody Valentine | Loveless | 1991
116 | David Bowie | Blackstar | 2016
117 | Love | Forever Changes | 1967
118 | Family | Music in a Doll‘s House | 1968
119 | Tina Brooks | True Blue | 1960
120 | Miles Davis | Miles in the Sky | 1968

121 | The Keith Tippett Group | Dedicated to You, But You Weren‘t Listening | 1971
122 | David Bowie | “Heroes“
123 | David Bowie | The Next Day
124 | The Byrds | Fifth Dimension
125 | Julee Cruise | Floating Into the Night | 1989
126 | Klaus Schulze |Timewind | 1975
127 | Fleet Foxes | Fleet Foxes | 2008
128 | Herbie Hancock | Sextant | 1973
129 | Alice Coltrane | Universal Consciousness | 1971
130 | Bob Dylan | The Freewheelin‘ Bob Dylan | 1963

131 | Milton Nascimento & Lô Borges | Clube da Esquina | 1972
132 | FKA twigs | MAGDALENE | 2019
133 | Pink Floyd | Echoes: The Best of Pink Floyd | 2001
134 | Wayne Shorter | Juju | 1965
135 | The Stooges | Fun House | 1970
136 | Animal Collective | Strawberry Jam | 2007
137 | Nirvana | Nevermind | 1991
138 | Gunther Schuller & Jim Hall | Jazz Abstractions
139 | Booker Ervin | The Space Book | 1965
140 | Sigur Rós | Ágaetis byrjun | 1999

141 | The Peter Brötzmann Octet | Machine Gun | 1968
142 | Einstürzende Neubauten | Kollaps | 1981
143 | Pink Floyd | The Dark Side of the Moon | 1993
144 | Miles Davis | On the Corner | 1972
145 | Can | Ege bamyasi | 1972
146 | Neil Young | On the Beach | 1974
147 | Coil | Horse Rotorvator | 1986
148 | Nine Inch Nails | The Downward Spiral | 1994
149 | Nina Simone | Little Girl Blue | 1958
150 | The Who | The Who Sell Out | 1967

151 | The Beatles | Abbey Road | 1969
152 | Jethro Tull | Aqualung | 1971
153 | Creative Construction Company | CCC | 1975
154 | Sonic-Youth | Bad Moon Rising | 1985
155 | Leonard Cohen | New Skin for the Old Ceremony | 1974
156 | Black Sabbath | Sabbath Bloody Sabbath | 1973
157 | Gang of Four | Entertainment! | 1979
158 | Fela Anikulapo Kuti & Afrika 70 | Zombie | 1977
159 | David Crosby | If I Could Only Remember My Name | 1971
160 | Joni Mitchell | Blue | 1971

161 | The National | High Violet | 2010
162 | Sonic Youth | Daydream Nation | 1988
163 | The Graham Collier Septet | Deep Dark Blue Centre | 1967
164 | The Soft Machine | The Soft Machine | 1968
165 | Lou Donaldson | Blues Walk | 1958
166 | Bob Dylan & The Band | The Basement Tapes | 1975
167 | Clark Terry | Color Changes | 1961
168 | Pink Floyd | A Saucerful of Secrets | 1968
169 | Grimes | Art Angels | 2015
170 | Out of Focus | Four Letter Monday Afternoon | 1972

171 | Björk | Biophilia | 2011
172 | Van der Graaf Generator | Pawn Hearts | 1971
173 | Cream | Disraeli Gears | 1967
174 | Hawkwind | Space Ritual | 1973
175 | Radiohead | In Rainbows | 2007
176 | Eberhard Weber | The Colours of Chloe | 1974
177 | Thelonious Monk | Criss-Cross | 1963
178 | Split Enz | True Colours | 1980
179 | Rodrigo y Gabriela | Mettavolution | 2019
180 | The Red Crayola with The Familiar Ugly | The Parable of Arable Land | 1967

181 | Arcade Fire | Funeral | 2004
182 | Rob Luft | Life Is the Dancer | 2020
183 | Meat Loaf | Bat Out of Hell | 1977
184 | Wilco | Yankee Hotel Foxtrot | 2002
185 | Bill Evans Trio | Waltz for Debby | 1961
186 | The Smashing Pumpkins | Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness | 1995
187 | Mort Garson | The Zodiac: Cosmic Sounds | 1967
188 | King Crimson | Islands | 1971
189 | Amon Düül II | Tanz der Lemminge | 1971
190 | Secos & Molhados | Secos & Molhados | 1973

191 | Neil Young & Crazy Horse | Zuma | 1975
192 | McCoy Tyner | Song for My Lady | 1973
193 | Klaus Schulze | Irrlicht | 1972
194 | Eno | Another Green World | 1975
195 | Hüsker Dü | New Day Rising | 1985
196 | Rainbow | Rising | 1976
197 | The Weeknd | Starboy | 2016
198 | St. Vincent | Strange Mercy | 2011
199 | Joe Henderson | In 'n Out | 1965
200 | King Crimson | Larks‘ Tongues in Aspic | 1973

201 | The Rolling Stones | Let It Bleed | 1969
202 | Tom Waits | Closing Time | 1973
203 | Francois Tusques | Free Jazz | 1965
204 | Rihanna | ANTI | 2016
205 | Kraftwerk | Kraftwerk | 1970
206 | Kraftwerk | Kraftwerk 2 | 1972
207 | The Mothers | The Grand Wazoo |1972
208 | The Philadelphia Woodwind Quintet & Chamber Symphony of Philadelphia | The Music of Ornette Coleman – Forms & Sounds | 1967
209 | Belle & Sebastian | If You‘re Feeling Sinister | 1996
210 | Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band | Strictly Personal | 1968

211 | Prince & The Revolution | 1999 | 1982
212 | Cromagnon | Orgasm | 1969
213 | Radiohead | The Bends | 1995
214 | Pink Floyd | The Wall | 1979
215 | Peter Brötzmann, Maâllem Mokhtar Gania & Hamid Drake | The Catch of a Ghost | 2020
216 | Bonnie „Prince“ Billy | I See a Darkness | 1999
217 | Tangerine Dream |Phaedra | 1974
218 | Terry Riley | Shri Camel | 1980
219 | Joanna Newsom | The Milk Eyed Mender | 2004
220 | The Strokes | Is This It | 2001

221 | Led Zeppelin | Houses of the Holy | 1973
222 | Nirvana | In Utero | 1993
223 | Slayer | Reign in Blood | 1986
224 | Bruce Springsteen | Nebraska | 1982
225 | Duke Ellington | The Afro-Eurasian Eclipse | 1976
226 | Kate Bush | The Sensual World | 1989
227 | Roxy Music | Avalon | 1982
228 | The Gary Burton Quartet | Duster |1967
229 | Isaac Hayes | ...To Be Continued | 1970
230 | The Who | Quadrophenia |1973

231 | Kraftwerk | Computwelt | 1981
232 | Foo Fighters | Wasting Light | 2011
233 | Steely Dan | Gaucho | 1980
234 | Primal Scream | Screamadelica | 1991
235 | St. Vincent | MASSEDUCTION | 2017
236 | Pink Floyd | The Division Bell | 1994
237 | Deutsch Amerikanische Freunschaft | Produkt der Deutsch-Amerikanischen Freundschaft | 1979
238 | King Crimson | Red | 1974
239 | Pulp | Different Class | 1995
240 | Bruce Springsteen | Born to Run | 1975

241 | Roxy Music | Roxy Music | 1972
242 | Ornette Coleman | Dancing in Your Head | 1977
243 | Genesis | Selling England by the Pound | 1974
244 | Todd Rundgren | A Wizard, a True Star | 1973
245 | Wishbone Ash | Argus | 1972
246 | Hole | Live Though This | 1994
247 | Erroll Garner | Concert by the Sea | 1955
248 | Magín Díaz | El Orisha de la Rosa | 2017
249 | Freddie Hubbard | Hub-Tones | 1963
250 | Robyn | Body Talk | 2010
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Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

Post by Holden » Fri Aug 07, 2020 2:42 am

Only about a month left in this!
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Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

Post by Rob » Fri Aug 07, 2020 8:54 am

Holden wrote:
Fri Aug 07, 2020 2:42 am
Only about a month left in this!
Don't you mean a week? Not that I'd mind an extension.

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Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

Post by Holden » Fri Aug 07, 2020 11:27 am

Rob wrote:
Fri Aug 07, 2020 8:54 am
Holden wrote:
Fri Aug 07, 2020 2:42 am
Only about a month left in this!
Don't you mean a week? Not that I'd mind an extension.
Hm... seeks in my mind I changed the date but did not actually post it. I’ve updated the initial post now, the new date is August 30th.
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Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

Post by bonnielaurel » Fri Aug 07, 2020 4:01 pm

My top 100 album covers on RYM: https://rateyourmusic.com/list/bonniela ... m-covers-1

Top 100 Album Covers
  1. Björk - Post
  2. Pink Floyd - The Dark Side of the Moon
  3. Elvis Costello - This Year's Model
  4. Björk - Homogenic
  5. Blondie - Parallel Lines
  6. The Alan Parsons Project - The Turn of a Friendly Card
  7. Eliza Doolittle - Eliza Doolittle
  8. Lindi Ortega - Little Red Boots
  9. The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
  10. Coven - Witchcraft Destroys Minds & Reaps Souls
  11. Deep Purple - Deep Purple in Rock
  12. PJ Harvey - To Bring You My Love
  13. Queen - Queen II
  14. Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
  15. Count Basie - Basie [The Atomic Mr. Basie]
  16. Blondie - Plastic Letters
  17. Kraftwerk - Computerwelt
  18. Brigitte Bardot - Brigitte Bardot Show
  19. Vangelis - Spiral
  20. Tubeway Army - Replicas
  21. Michael Jackson - Thriller
  22. Françoise Hardy - Tous les garçons et les filles
  23. Grace Jones - Nightclubbing
  24. Rush - Moving Pictures
  25. Sade - Love Deluxe
  26. Carole King - Tapestry
  27. Kelis - Kaleidoscope
  28. Bo Diddley - Bo Diddley Is a Gunslinger
  29. Madness - One Step Beyond...
  30. Whitney Houston - Whitney Houston
  31. Michael Jackson - Off the Wall
  32. Earth Wind & Fire - All 'n All
  33. Yma Sumac - Voice of the Xtabay
  34. Neneh Cherry - Raw Like Sushi
  35. Destiny's Child - The Writing's on the Wall
  36. Christina Aguilera - Back to Basics
  37. Betty Wright - Hard to Stop
  38. Frank Sinatra - Swing Easy!
  39. All Saints - All Saints
  40. The Rolling Stones - Let It Bleed
  41. Robyn - Honey
  42. Britney Spears - ...Baby One More Time
  43. Stevie Wonder - Talking Book
  44. Jaga Jazzist - One-Armed Bandit
  45. Les Paul - The New Sound!
  46. GoGo Penguin - Man Made Object
  47. Pink Floyd - Animals
  48. Cyndi Lauper - She's So Unusual
  49. Iron Maiden - The Number of the Beast
  50. Isis - Isis
  51. Donna Summer - Love to Love You Baby
  52. Bill Haley and His Comets - Shake, Rattle and Roll
  53. Chuck Berry - One Dozen Berrys
  54. Charles Mingus - Mingus Ah Um
  55. Kate Bush - The Kick Inside
  56. Amália Rodrigues - Amália Rodrigues
  57. Leo Sayer - Endless Flight
  58. Chaka Khan - Chaka
  59. Nina Hagen Band- Nina Hagen Band
  60. Lily Allen - It's Not Me, It's You
  61. Gilbert O'Sullivan - Himself
  62. Toni Braxton - Secrets
  63. Toto - IV
  64. Culture Club - Colour by Numbers
  65. The Pogues - Rum Sodomy & the Lash
  66. Madonna - Like a Virgin
  67. Nancy Sinatra - How Does That Grab You?
  68. Vanessa-Mae - The Violin Player
  69. Kim Petras - Turn Off the Light
  70. The Who - Who's Next
  71. Simply Red - Picture Book
  72. En Vogue - Funky Divas
  73. Charli XCX - How I'm Feeling Now
  74. Christina Aguilera - Bionic
  75. Bully - Losing
  76. Poppy - I Disagree
  77. Hiromi's Sonicbloom - Time Control
  78. Pet Shop Boys - Actually
  79. Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid
  80. Stan Kenton - City of Glass
  81. Jennifer Lopez - On the 6
  82. France Gall - Débranche!
  83. Frank Zappa - Hot Rats
  84. Ella Eyre - Feline
  85. Liz Phair - Liz Phair
  86. Fatoumata Diawara - Fenfo
  87. Mary J. Blige - Mary
  88. Arca - Mutant
  89. Angélique Kidjo - Black Ivory Soul
  90. Christina Aguilera - Stripped
  91. Charli XCX - Sucker
  92. Laura Marling - Once I Was an Eagle
  93. Ariana Grande - Dangerous Woman
  94. Muse - Absolution
  95. Grimes - Art Angels
  96. Alicia Keys - The Diary of Alicia Keys
  97. Lil' Kim - The Notorious KIM
  98. Portico Quartet - Isla
  99. Gazelle Twin - Unflesh
  100. Paramore - Riot!

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100. | Wilco | Being there
99. | Pet Shop Boys | Very
98. | Anthrax | Stomp 442
97. | Starsailor | Love is here
96. | Thundercat | Drunk
95. | The Black Crowes | Amorica.
94. | Kate Tempest | Everybody down
93. | Neil Young | Mirror Ball
92. | Flying Lotus | Cosmogramma
91. | A Tribe called Quest | The Low End Theory
90. | Ohio Players | Honey
89. | System of a Down | Toxicity
88. | Pulp | This is Hardcore
87. | EMA | Past Life Martyred Saints
86. | Dizzee Rascal | Boy in da Corner
85. | The Last Shadow Puppets | The Age of Understatement
84. | Wilco | Wilco (The Album)
83. | Gastr del Sol | Upgrade & Afterlife
82. | Deftones | White Pony
81. | The flaming Lips | Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
80. | Swans | The Seer
79. | Bob Marley & the Wailers | Catch a Fire
78. | Kraftwerk | Autobahn
77. | Nirvana | Nevermind
76. | Kendrick Lamar | To pimp a Butterfly
75. | The Black Keys | Brothers
74. | Slint | Spiderland
73. | Björk | Homogenic
72. | Jlin | Dark Energy
71. | Sigur Rós | Agaetis Byrjun
70. | Joy Division | Unknown Pleasures
69. | Sound Directions | The Funky Side of Life
68. | Blur | Parklife
67. | Lauryn Hill | The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
66. | Robert Hood | Minimal Nation
65. | Death Grips | Exmilitary
64. | The Rolling Stones | Some Girls
63. | The flaming Lips | The soft Bulletin
62. | Manfred Hüber & Siegfried Schwaab | Vampiros Lesbos: Sexadelic Dance Party
61. | The Roots | Things fall apart
60. | Marvin Gaye | What‘s going on
59. | Hole | Live through this
58. | Miles Davis | On the Corner
57. | Grace Jones | Slave to the Rhythm
56. | Weezer | Pinkerton
55. | Bad Brains | Bad Brains
54. | Pink Floyd | The Dark Side of the Moon
53. | Kyuss | Welcome to Sky Valley
52. | Frank Sinatra | In the Wee Small Hours
51. | Erdmöbel | Krokus
50. | Beck | Odelay
49. | Ramones | Ramones
48. | Wilco | Yankee Hotel Foxtrott
47. | Metallica | St. Anger
46. | James Brown | There it is
45. | Supergrass | In it for the Money
44. | 2562 | Fever
43. | Ken Ishii | Jelly Tones
42. | Steaua De Mare | Steaua De Mare
41. | Element of Crime | Psycho
40. | Kinderzimmer Productions | Im Auftrag ewiger Jugend und Glückseligkeit
39. | Robert Johnson | King of the Delta Blues Singers
38. | Father John Misty | Pure Comedy
37. | Daft Punk | Homework
36. | Le Mystére Jazz De Tombouctou | Le Mystére Jazz De Tombouctou
35. | J Dilla | Donuts [Smiling Cover]
34. | Miles Davis | Bitches brew
33. | Violent Femmes | Violent Femmes
32. | Dexys Midnight Runners | Searching for the Young Soul Rebels
31. | Madness | One step beyond…
30. | Janelle Monáe | The Arch Android
29. | Kendrick Lamar | Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City [Family Portrait Cover]
28. | Patrick Pulsinger | Porno
27. | Antonio Carlos Jobim | Wave
26. | Erykah Badu | New Amerykah: Part One (4th World War)
25. | Sky Ferreira | Night Time My Time
24. | Georgia Anne Muldrow | Seeds
23. | Trees | On the Shore
22. | Milton Nascimento & Lô Borges | Clube De Esquina
21. | Beastie Boys | Paul's Boutique
20. | Ol Dirty Bastard | Return to the 36 Chambers: The dirty Version
19. | John Wiese | Soft Punk
18. | Ada | Meine zarten Pfoten
17. | Hank Mobley | Workout
16. | Prefab Sprout | Andromeda Heights
15. | Joy Division | Closer
14. | DJ Shadow | Entroducing.…
13. | The Slits | Cut
12. | Dirty Projectors | Swing Lo Magellan
11. | Peace Orchestra | Peace Orchestra
10. | Tricky | Blowback
9. | Rollins Band | Weight
8. | Bob Dylan | The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan
7. | Swans | To be kind
6. | Yeah Yeah Yeahs | It‘s Blitz!
5. | Pantha Du Prince | Black Noise
4. | Idles | Joy as an Act of Resistance
3. | Aphex Twin | ...I care because you do
2. | Johnny Cash | American Recordings
1. | Todd Terje | It‘s Album time

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Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

Post by Holden » Wed Aug 19, 2020 5:44 pm

A reminder that this goes until the end of August!
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Post by sonofsamiam » Fri Aug 21, 2020 7:15 pm

One cover for each day of the year...

1 | Miles Davis | Bitches Brew
2 | Glenn Branca | The Ascension
3 | The Beach Boys | Surf's Up
4 | Scientist | Scientist Rids the World of the Evil Curse of the Vampires
5 | Milton Nascimento & Lô Borges | Clube da Esquina
6 | Funkadelic | Maggot Brain
7 | The Roots | Things Fall Apart
8 | The Geinoh Yamashirogumi | Ecophony Rinne
9 | King Crimson | In the Court of the Crimson King
10 | Harmonia | Musik von Harmonia
11 | Yo La Tengo | And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out
12 | Andy Stott | Passed Me By
13 | Gal Costa | Gal
14 | Sigur Rós | Ágætis byrjun
15 | The Upsetters | Super Ape
16 | Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith | The Kid
17 | Art Bears | Winter Songs
18 | Tangerine Dream | Zeit
19 | Secos & Molhados | Secos & Molhados [1973]
20 | Shiina Ringo | Karuki Zamen Kuri no Hana
21 | Thelonious Monk | Underground
22 | Joy Division | Unknown Pleasures
23 | Ornette Coleman | Skies of America
24 | Lucio Battisti | Anima latina
25 | Boredoms | Vision Creation Newsun
26 | Swell Maps | A Trip to Marineville
27 | Curtis Mayfield | Curtis
28 | Faust | Faust
29 | Peteris Vasks | Violin Concerto 'Distant Light' / Musica Dolorosa / Viatore [Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Katarina Andreasson]
30 | Boards of Canada | Music Has the Right to Children
31 | Prefab Sprout | Andromeda Heights
32 | John Coltrane | Blue Train
33 | Elvis Presley | Elvis Presley
34 | The Clash | London Calling
35 | Marvin Gaye | What's Going On
36 | Alfred Schnittke | Symphony No. 1 [Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Leif Segerstam]
37 | Lambchop | Nixon
38 | The Impressions | This Is My Country
39 | Peter Gabriel | Peter Gabriel [1980]
40 | Roland Kayn | Tektra
41 | Between the Buried and Me | Colors
42 | Fela Kuti | Confusion
43 | Talk Talk | Spirit of Eden
44 | The Who | The Who Sell Out
45 | Frank Zappa | We're Only in It for the Money (Sgt. Pepper parody version)
46 | Nas | Illmatic
47 | This Heat | Deceit
48 | Disco Inferno | D. I. Go Pop
49 | Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart | Requiem [Wiener Philharmoniker / Herbert von Karajan]
50 | Public Enemy | It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back
51 | Hüsker Dü | New Day Rising
52 | Gang Gang Dance | Eye Contact
53 | Sonic Youth | Daydream Nation
54 | 2 8 1 4 | Birth of a New Day
55 | Kashiwa Daisuke | Program Music I
56 | Amon Düül II | Yeti
57 | The Red Crayola | The Parable of Arable Land
58 | Philip Glass | Einstein on the Beach [1993]
59 | Janelle Monáe | The ArchAndroid
60 | Betty Davis | They Say I'm Different
61 | Bark Psychosis | Hex
62 | Lightning Bolt | Wonderful Rainbow
63 | Brian Eno | Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks
64 | David Bowie | Heroes
65 | Cluster | Cluster II
66 | Trees | Sleep Convention
67 | Red House Painters | Red House Painters [Rollercoaster]
68 | Herbie Hancock | Sextant
69 | Can | Soon Over Babaluma
70 | Sly & the Family Stone | There's a Riot Goin' On
71 | DJ Rashad | Double Cup
72 | Jorge Ben | A tábua de esmeralda
73 | Wire | Pink Flag
74 | Moondog | Moondog [1969]
75 | Rush | Power Windows
76 | Lucinda Williams | Car Wheels on a Gravel Road
77 | DJ Shadow | Endtroducing.....
78 | The Stone Roses | The Stone Roses
79 | Bruce Springsteen | Born to Run
80 | Beastie Boys | Paul's Boutique
81 | Johann Sebastian Bach | Brandenburg Concertos [Concerto Italiano, Rinaldo Alessandrini]
82 | Kendrick Lamar | good kid, m.A.A.d city
83 | Bill Evans & Jim Hall | Undercurrent
84 | New Order | Power, Corruption & Lies
85 | Eric Dolphy | Out to Lunch
86 | Poul Ruders | Corpus Cum Figuris; Thus Saw St. John; Manhattan Abstraction [Ensemble InterContemporain, Danish Radio S.O.]
87 | Battles | Mirrored
88 | Willie Bobo | Uno Dos Tres
89 | The Dukes of Stratosphear | Psonic Psunspot
90 | Mastodon | Leviathan
91 | Stevie Wonder | Talking Book
92 | A Tribe Called Quest | The Low End Theory
93 | Deltron 3030 | Deltron 3030
94 | Super Furry Animals | Radiator
95 | U2 | War
96 | Blur | Parklife
97 | Led Zeppelin | Led Zeppelin
98 | Spiritualized | Ladies and Gentlemen We are Floating in Space
99 | The Ramones | Ramones
100 | The Beatles | Abbey Road
101 | John Coltrane | A Love Supreme
102 | Slint | Spiderland
103 | Anthony Braxton | Creative Orchestra Music 1976
104 | La Manzana Cromática Protoplasmática | El tren de la vía láctea
105 | George Crumb | Black Angels
106 | Roxy Music | Stranded
107 | Toru Takemitsu | Spirit Garden, Orchestral Works
108 | Jimi Hendrix Experience | Axis: Bold as Love
109 | Laurel Halo | Quarantine
110 | Radiohead | OK Computer
111 | The Velvet Underground | The Velvet Underground & Nico
112 | Sun Ra | The Magic City
113 | black midi | Schlagenheim
114 | Colosseum | Valentyne Suite
115 | Peter Frohmader | Through Time and Mystery - Ending
116 | Yes | Tales of Topographic Oceans
117 | Ghost | Hypnotic Underworld
118 | Andy Stott | Luxury Problems
119 | Sonic Youth | Goo
120 | Deafheaven | Sunbather
121 | Elvis Costello | This Year's Model
122 | Mercury Rev | Deserter's Songs
123 | Scott Walker | Scott 3
124 | Johnny Cash | American Recordings
125 | Bo Diddley | Bo Diddley
126 | Blondie | Parallel Lines
127 | Emerson, Lake & Palmer | Brain Salad Surgery
128 | Dire Straits | Love Over Gold
129 | Sonny Rollins | Volume 2
130 | Ex Eye | Ex Eye
131 | Sunn O))) | Black One
132 | Makaya McCraven | Universal Beings
133 | Animal Collective | Merriweather Post Pavilion
134 | Dave Brubeck Quartet | Time Out
135 | Charles Mingus | Mingus Ah Um
136 | Edgard Varèse | Arcana; Amériques; Ionisation [New York Philharmonic / Pierre Boulez]
137 | Nadah El Shazly | Ahwar
138 | The Zombies | Odessey and Oracle
139 | Kamasi Washington | Heaven and Earth
140 | Stan Kenton | City of Glass: Stan Kenton Plays Bob Graettinger
141 | Joanna Newsom | Ys
142 | Fleet Foxes | Fleet Foxes
143 | Joy Division | Closer
144 | The Roots | undun
145 | Björk | Vespertine
146 | Cecil Taylor | Unit Structures
147 | Lawrence Butch Morris | Dust to Dust
148 | Sean McCann | Music for Private Ensemble
149 | Amon Tobin | Permutation
150 | Bobby Hutcherson | Oblique
151 | Minor Threat | Minor Threat EP
152 | Kendrick Lamar | To Pimp a Butterfly
153 | Marvin Gaye | I Want You
154 | Flying Lotus | You're Dead!
155 | The Beatles | With The Beatles
156 | The Residents | Meet the Residents
157 | Cocteau Twins | Treasure
158 | Talk Talk | Laughing Stock
159 | Kate Bush | Aerial
160 | Tom Waits | Alice
161 | Eurythmics | Touch
162 | Oranssi Pazuzu | Värähtelijä
163 | Faith No More | Angel Dust
164 | Joni Mitchell | Hejira
165 | Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers | The Big Beat
166 | Kaija Saariaho | Graal Théâtre - Solar - Lichtbogen [Kaija Saariaho, John Storgårds, Avanti! Chamber Orchestra, Hannu Lintu]
167 | R.E.M. | Murmur
168 | The Who | Quadrophenia
169 | Steve Reich | Music for 18 Musicians [Grand Valley State University New Music Ensemble]
170 | Bob Marley and The Wailers | Catch a Fire
171 | OutKast | ATLiens
172 | John Luther Adams | Become Ocean
173 | Todd Terje | It's Album Time!
174 | ESG | ESG
175 | Liquid Liquid | Liquid Liquid
176 | Coil | Horse Rotorvator
177 | Judas Priest | Sad Wings of Destiny
178 | Philip Cohran and The Artistic Heritage Ensemble | Armageddon
179 | Ornette Coleman | Science Fiction
180 | Sean McCann | The Capital
181 | Duran Duran | Rio
182 | The Raincoats | The Raincoats
183 | Sunn O))) | Life Metal
184 | Gorillaz | Plastic Beach
185 | Nirvana | Nevermind
186 | Neutral Milk Hotel | In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
187 | Gustav Holst | The Planets [BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent]
188 | Rahsaan Roland Kirk | The Case of the 3 Sided Dream in Audio Color
189 | Ween | The Mollusk
190 | Antônio Carlos Jobim | Wave
191 | Orange Juice | You Can't Hide Your Love Forever
192 | Fela Kuti | Coffin for Head of State
193 | Gas | Pop
194 | Wadada Leo Smith | Ten Freedom Summers
195 | Blackalicious | Nia
196 | Broadcast and The Focus Group | Broadcast and The Focus Group Investigate Witch Cults of the Radio Age
197 | Jay-Z | The Blueprint
198 | Kanye West | Late Registration
199 | The Flaming Lips | Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
200 | Steely Dan | Katy Lied
201 | Parliament | Motor Booty Affair
202 | Can | Monster Movie
203 | Woody Guthrie | Dust Bowl Ballads
204 | Funkadelic | Standing on the Verge of Getting It On
205 | Tinariwen | Imidiwan: Companions
206 | The Streets | Original Pirate Material
207 | Horace Silver | Song for My Father
208 | Pink Floyd | The Dark Side of the Moon
209 | Massive Attack | Mezzanine
210 | Gilberto Gil | Gilberto Gil [1968]
211 | Igor Stravinsky | Le Sacre Du Printemps [New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein]
212 | Public Enemy | Fear of a Black Planet
213 | Rip Rig + Panic | God
214 | Béla Bartók | Concerto for Orchestra [Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Fritz Reiner]
215 | GZA/Genius | Liquid Swords
216 | Emeralds | Does It Look Like I'm Here?
217 | Panopticon | Roads to the North
218 | Wolves in the Throne Room | Diadem of 12 Stars
219 | Michael Pisaro | The Punishment of the Tribe by Its Elders
220 | Isis | Panopticon
221 | A Tribe Called Quest | Midnight Marauders
222 | Kelly Moran | Ultraviolet
223 | Last Exit | Iron Path
224 | PJ Harvey | Rid of Me
225 | Bob Dylan | The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan
226 | The Beatles | Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
227 | Prince | Purple Rain
228 | Tame Impala | Currents
229 | Rush | Grace Under Pressure
230 | Electric Light Orchestra | Eldorado
231 | The Soft Boys | Underwater Moonlight
232 | Grace Jones | Slave to the Rhythm
233 | De La Soul | De La Soul Is Dead
234 | Stevie Wonder | Innervisions
235 | Patti Smith | Horses
236 | Karlheinz Stockhausen | Kontakte [Tudor/Caskel/Stockhausen/Koenig]
237 | Duke Ellington | Money Jungle
238 | Neil Young | On the Beach
239 | Pixies | Doolittle
240 | Funkadelic | Free Your Mind... and Your Ass Will Follow
241 | Charles Ives | Symphony No. 4 [American Sympony Orchestra, Leopold Stokowski]
242 | Max Roach | We Insist! Max Roach's Freedom Now Suite
243 | Yellow Magic Orchestra | Yellow Magic Orchestra
244 | The Rolling Stones | Beggars Banquet (original banned version)
245 | France Gall | Baby Pop
246 | Hüsker Dü | Zen Arcade
247 | Girl Talk | Feed the Animals
248 | Agalloch | The Mantle
249 | The Notorious B.I.G. | Ready to Die
250 | Sam Cooke | Night Beat
251 | Boogie Down Productions | Criminal Minded
252 | Digable Planets | Blowout Comb
253 | XTC | Go 2
254 | St. Vincent | St. Vincent
255 | Tim Hecker | Virgins
256 | Opeth | Blackwater Park
257 | Madvillain | Madvillainy
258 | Little Richard | Here's Little Richard
259 | Pantha du Prince | Black Noise
260 | Georg Friedrich Haas | in vain [Klangforum Wien, Sylvain Cambreling]
261 | Erik Satie | Gnossiennes; Gymnopédies; Ogives; Trois sarabandes; Petite ouverture à danser [Reinbert de Leeuw]
262 | The Small Faces | Ogdens' Nut Gone Flake
263 | Maria McKee | Life is Sweet
264 | Paysage d'Hiver | Paysage d'Hiver
265 | Bill Callahan | Apocalpyse
266 | Klaus Schulze | Timewind
267 | Herbie Hancock | Crossings
268 | Nico | The Marble Index
269 | Procol Harum | A Salty Dog
270 | Stan Getz & João Gilberto | Getz/Gilberto [featuring Antônio Carlos Jobim]
271 | The Handsome Family | Through the Trees
272 | N*E*R*D | In Search Of...
273 | Echo and the Bunnymen | Heaven Up Here
274 | Exuma | Exuma
275 | The Millennium | Begin
276 | Lee Morgan | Search for the New Land
277 | Sonny Clark | Cool Struttin'
278 | Frank Sinatra | Frank Sinatra Sings for Only the Lonely
279 | White Noise | An Electric Storm
280 | Oasis | (What's the Story) Morning Glory?
281 | Madonna | Madonna
282 | David Axelrod | Song of Innocence
283 | Charlie Parker | Charlie Parker with Strings
284 | Grandaddy | The Sophtware Slump
285 | Art Zoyd | Génération sans futur
286 | Scott Walker & Sunn O))) | Soused
287 | Violent Femmes | Violent Femmes
288 | Metallica | …And Justice for All
289 | Dead Can Dance | Within the Realm of a Dying Sun
290 | Brian Eno | Another Green World
291 | The Who | Tommy
292 | Ted Hearne / Andrew Norman | The Law of Mosaics [A Far Cry]
293 | Rosalía | El Mal Querer
294 | James Brown | Revolution of the Mind
295 | John Adams | The Chairman Dances [San Francisco Symphony, Edo de Waart]
296 | Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan | Devotional Songs
297 | Henry Cow | Leg End
298 | Fausto Romitelli | An Index of Metals [Ictus]
299 | Iron Maiden | Killers
300 | Chick Corea and Return to Forever | Light as a Feather
301 | Squarepusher | Music Is Rotted One Note
302 | Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds | Ghosteen
303 | Woody Shaw | Blackstone Legacy
304 | Emmylou Harris | Quarter Moon in a Ten Cent Town
305 | Red House Painters | Down Colorful Hill
306 | Pan Daijing | Lack
307 | Beck | Odelay
308 | Alice Coltrane | Ptah, the El Daoud
309 | Univers zéro | Heresie
310 | The Sound | From the Lions Mouth
311 | OOIOO | Feather Float
312 | Lula Côrtes & Zé Ramalho | Paêbirú
313 | Buena Vista Social Club | Buena Vista Social Club
314 | The White Stripes | Elephant
315 | Miles Davis | Filles de Kilimanjaro
316 | Arvo Pärt | Te Deum [Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tõnu Kaljuste]
317 | Pere Ubu | The Modern Dance
318 | The Stark Reality | The Stark Reality Discovers Hoagy Carmichael's Music Shop
319 | Radiohead | Kid A
320 | Willie Nelson | Red Headed Stranger
321 | Los Lobos | Kiko
322 | The Fiery Furnaces | Blueberry Boat
323 | The Rolling Stones | Exile on Main St.
324 | Meredith Monk | Dolmen Music
325 | Oneohtrix Point Never | R Plus Seven
326 | Don Cherry | Symphony for Improvisers
327 | Demon Fuzz | Afreaka!
328 | The Verve | A Storm in Heaven
329 | Richard Wagner | Die Walküre [Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra]
330 | Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark | Organisation
331 | Alain Goraguer | La planète sauvage
332 | My Bloody Valentine | Loveless
333 | Fripp & Eno | (No Pussyfooting)
334 | David Bowie | Aladdin Sane
335 | Burial | Untrue
336 | Tangerine Dream | Rubycon
337 | Anthony Davis | Variations in Dream-Time
338 | Comus | First Utterance
339 | Penguin Cafe Orchestra | Music From the Penguin Café
340 | They Might Be Giants | John Henry
341 | Ride | Nowhere
342 | Missy Mazzoli | Vespers for a New Dark Age
343 | Nick Drake | Bryter Layter
344 | Terry Callier | What Color Is Love
345 | Wayne Shorter | Speak No Evil
346 | Prefab Sprout | Jordan: The Comeback
347 | Bob Dylan | Blonde on Blonde
348 | Steel Pulse | Handsworth Revolution
349 | Kraftwerk | Die Mensch-Maschine
350 | Erykah Badu | New Amerykah Part One (4th World War)
351 | ABC | The Lexicon of Love
352 | Sonic Youth | Bad Moon Rising
353 | Albert Ayler | In Greenwich Village
354 | The United States of America | The United States of America
355 | The Au Pairs | Playing With a Different Sex
356 | Weather Report | Mysterious Traveller
357 | Phoebe Bridgers | Stranger in the Alps
358 | Goldfrapp | Seventh Tree
359 | The Replacements | Let It Be
360 | Mythic Sunship | Another Shape of Psychedelic Music
361 | Aretha Franklin | Spirit in the Dark
362 | The Beatles | Revolver
363 | The Chi-Lites | A Lonely Man
364 | Gérard Grisey | Les espaces acoustiques [Asko Ensemble, WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln]
365 | The Louvin Brothers | Satan Is Real

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Post by Holden » Sat Aug 22, 2020 12:43 am

Ten days left! Just for fun, here are the current Top Ten album's points:
01 | 491.205
02 | 464.251
03 | 456.861
04 | 447.572
05 | 436.076
06 | 390.529
07 | 328.671
08 | 322.633
09 | 320.842
10 | 320.603

Also a little fun point, of the top 10, nine different artists are represented. One artist, so far, has two albums in the top ten.
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Post by Honorio » Sat Aug 22, 2020 9:34 am

Probably I could use here the list I sent for a poll back in 2014. No time to expand it right now.
Order | Artist/Band | Album | Artwork (designer, photographer or illustrator)

1 | Antônio Carlos Jobim | Wave | Sam Antupit (design), Pete Turner (photography)

2 | Pink Floyd | Wish You Were Here | Hipgnosis

3 | The Rolling Stones | Sticky Fingers | Andy Warhol and Craig Braun (design), Billy Name (photography)

4 | Joy Division | Closer | Martyn Atkins and Peter Saville (design), Bernard Pierre Wolff (photography)

5 | Big Brother & the Holding Company | Cheap Thrills | Robert Crumb

6 | Miles Davis | Bitches Brew | Mati Klarwein

7 | Bob Dylan | Bringing It All Back Home | Daniel Kramer

8 | The Beatles | With The Beatles | Robert Freeman

9 | Sonny Rollins | Vol. 2 | Harold Feinstein

10 | Peter Gabriel | Peter Gabriel (III) | Hipgnosis

11 | La Buena Vida | Soidemersol | Javier Aramburu

12 | Art Blakey Quintet | A Night at Birdland | John Hermansader (design), Francis Wolff (photography)

13 | Pascal Comelade | El primitivismo | Ceesepe

14 | Björk | Vespertine | M/M Paris (design), Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin (photography)

15 | Radiohead | Kid A | Stanley and Tchock (Stanley Donwood and Thom Yorke)

16 | Pixies | Doolittle | Simon Larbalestier and Vaughan Oliver

17 | King Crimson | In the Court of the Crimson King | Barry Godber

18 | Pulp | This Is Hardcore | John Currin and Peter Saville (direction), Howard Wakefield and Paul Hetherington (design), Horst Diekgerdes (photography)

19 | Duran Duran | Rio | Malcolm Garrett (design), Patrick Nagel (illustration)

20 | Brian Eno | Another Green World | Tom Phillips


By the way, since this is a poll about artwork probably the designers, photographers and/or illustrators should be mentioned on the results thread. Holden, I know that this is a lot of work (and you already hosting thousands of polls) but it seems unfair to me not to include a mention to them (the true responsible of the subject of the poll) and mention instead the artists or bands that mostly had little or no involvement on it.

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Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

Post by Holden » Sat Aug 22, 2020 3:46 pm

Honorio wrote:
Sat Aug 22, 2020 9:34 am

By the way, since this is a poll about artwork probably the designers, photographers and/or illustrators should be mentioned on the results thread. Holden, I know that this is a lot of work (and you already hosting thousands of polls) but it seems unfair to me not to include a mention to them (the true responsible of the subject of the poll) and mention instead the artists or bands that mostly had little or no involvement on it.
I'll most certainly include this information!
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Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

Post by Honorio » Sun Aug 23, 2020 8:12 am

That's great, Holden! I can help with this if you send me by PM the provisional list.

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Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

Post by fasbjd » Sun Aug 23, 2020 12:31 pm

sonofsamiam wrote:
Fri Aug 21, 2020 7:15 pm
One cover for each day of the year...

1 | Miles Davis | Bitches Brew
...
365 | The Louvin Brothers | Satan Is Real
Well, 2020 is a leap year, so you owe one more!

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Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

Post by Holden » Fri Aug 28, 2020 2:45 am

About three days left!
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Post by Holden » Sat Aug 29, 2020 6:46 pm

Actually about three days left! That last reply it was more like 5 days!
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Post by Holden » Sun Aug 30, 2020 4:02 pm

One day remains!
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Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

Post by Romain » Sun Aug 30, 2020 4:39 pm

fasbjd wrote:
Mon Jun 15, 2020 3:06 am
74. Serge Gainsbourg & Michel Colmbier - Le Original Music from the Movie Pacha
Very good choice but if I see the cover correctly, it's "74. Serge Gainsbourg & Michel Colmbier - Original Music from the Movie Le Pacha.

It's a "Don't Dead Open Inside" case ;-)

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Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

Post by Rob » Sun Aug 30, 2020 8:19 pm

When I first heard of this poll I was thinking big. Album cover art is something I'm rather passionate about and I've long wanted to collect all my favorite covers in one place, with some comments. This seemed the time to do it. Except that this all collided with the 2010's Artist Poll and I never could quite commit to my ambitions for this. So in the end I'll have to make do with a top 100, without comments or extra information, or even without the time to place a picture of all of them. Maybe in the future.

Here is my list:

1. Vampire Weekend – Contra
2. The Clash – London Calling
3. Bell Witch – Mirror Reaper
4. Max Roach – We Insist! Max Roach’s Freedom Now Suite
5. Lana Del Rey – Honeymoon
6. Father John Misty – Pure Comedy
7. Cunninlynguists - Oneirology
8. Sky Ferreira – Night Time, My Time (uncensored version)
9. Glass Beach – The First Glass Beach Album
10. The Boxer Rebellion - Promises
11. Bob Dylan & the Band - The Basement Tapes
12. Mastodon – Once More ‘Round the Sun
13. Ride - Nowhere
14. Robert Johnson – King of the Delta Blues Singers
15. Miles Davis – Bitches Brew
16. Patti Smith Group – Radio Ethiopia
17. Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool
18. Sonny Rollins – Saxophone Colossus
19. The Strokes – Is This It (Glove cover)
20. Phoebe Bridgers – Punisher
21. Frank Sinatra – In the Wee Small Hours
22. Self Esteem – Compliments Please
23. It’s a Beautiful Day – It’s a Beautiful Day
24. PJ Harvey – Rid of Me
25. Sigur Rós - Valtari
26. Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers – The Big Beat
27. Flying Lotus – You’re Dead
28. Patti Smith – Horses
29. Johnny Cash – American Recordings
30. The Flaming Lips – Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
31. Grimes – Art Angels
32. The Beatles – Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band
33. Andrew Hill – Judgment!
34. Hurray for the Riff Raff – The Navigator
35. Pup – Morbid Stuff
36. King Crimson – In the Court of the Crimson King
37. Bob Dylan - Blonde on Blonde
38. Björk – Post
39. Andy Stott – Luxury Problems
40. Tropical Fuck Storm – A Laughing Death in Meatspace
41. Kate Bush – The Kick Inside
42. Horrendous – Idol
43. Joni Mitchell – Both Sides Now
44. Julia Holter – Aviary
45. Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers – Freedom Rider
46. Foals – Holy Fire
47. Kamasi Washington – The Epic
48. Sturgill Simpson – A Sailor’s Guide to Earth
49. Yes - Relayer
50. Vampire Weekend – Modern Vampires of the City
51. Opeth – Blackwater Park
52. Mastodon – Leviathan
53. Grimes – Visions
54. Iron Maiden – No Prayer for the Dying
55. Larry Young – Into Somethin’
56. Kensington - Vultures
57. Matt Elliott – Drinking Songs
58. Suede – Dog Man Star
59. Funkadelic – Maggot Brain
60. Nick Drake – Pink Moon
61. Talk Talk – Laughing Stock
62. The White Stripes - Elephant
63. The Beach Boys – Surf’s Up
64. Ty Segall Band - Slaughterhouse
65. Penguin Café Orchestra – Penguin Café Orchestra
66. Thee Oh Sees – Mutilator Defeated at Last
67. Camel – Mirage
68. R.E.M. – Murmur
69. John Maus - We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves
70. Pink Floyd – Wish You Where Here
71. Kids See Ghosts – Kids See Ghosts
72. Miles Davis – Birth of the Cool
73. Frank Sinatra – Where Are You?
74. Slift – Ummon
75. The National – Trouble Will Find Me
76. King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard – Chunky Shrapnell
77. Big Brother & Holding Company – Cheap Thrills
78. Fiona Apple – Fetch the Bolt Cutters
79. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Californication
80. Penguin Café Orchestra – Music from the Penguin Café (Blue cover)
81. Geinoh Yamashirogumi – Ecophony Rinne
82. Bob Dylan – The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan
83. Lianna La Havas – Lianna La Havas
84. Neil Young – Everybody Knows This is Nowhere
85. Woody Guthrie – This Land Is Your Land: The Asch Recordings, Vol. 1
86. Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds – Live in Copenhagen
87. Kelly Lee Owens – Kelly Lee Owens
88. Clipping. – There Existed an Addiction to Blood
89. Creedence Clearwater Revival – Green River
90. Arena – The Visitor
91. FKA Twigs – Magdalene
92. Deafheaven - Sunbather
93. Godspeed You! Black Emperor – ‘Allelujah! Don’t bend! Ascend!
94. Yves Tumor – Safe in the Hands of Love
95. Joanna Newsom – Ys
96. Beth Orton – Central Reservation
97. Talk Talk – The Colour of Spring
98. Swans – The Seer
99. Prefab Sprout – Andromeda Heights
100. Pink Floyd – The Division Bell

By the way, I have avoided for as much as possible covers that used pre-existing art, unless the usage is very creative in itself. Also film soundtracks that just made a square version of the movie poster were also out.

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Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

Post by Krurze » Sun Aug 30, 2020 9:12 pm

I've made some quite significant changes to my list. Here it is again in simple text format:

1 | Slint | Spiderland
2 | Kyuss | Welcome To Sky Valley
3 | Kraftwerk | Autobahn (Remastered)
4 | The Beatles | Abbey Road
5 | Godspeed You! Black Emperor | F♯ A♯ ∞ (CD version)
6 | Joy Division | Unknown Pleasures
7 | Ramones | Ramones
8 | Primal Scream | Screamadelica
9 | Earth | Earth 2
10 | The KLF | Chill Out
11 | G.G.B & Tiger104er | Cornertape
12 | Kraftwerk | Tour de France Soundtracks
13 | Johnny Cash | American IV: The Man Comes Around
14 | Godspeed You! Black Emperor | Yanqui U.X.O.
15 | Kruder & Dorfmeister | G-Stoned
16 | Gøggs | Gøggs
17 | Animal Collective | Merriweather Post Pavilion
18 | Thee Oh Sees | Floating Coffin
19 | Screaming Trees | Buzz Factory
20 | The Beatles | Beatles For Sale
21 | Buena Vista Social Club | Buena Vista Social Club
22 | Simon & Garfunkel | Bookends
23 | Wire | Pink Flag
24 | The Beatles | With The Beatles
25 | Black Sabbath | Master of Reality
26 | The Clash | London Calling
27 | Sonic Youth | Daydream Nation
28 | Tocotronic | Digital ist besser
29 | Peter Gabriel | Peter Gabriel (Car)
30 | Ride | Nowhere
31 | Bruce Springsteen | Nebraska
32 | Tame Impala | Innerspeaker
33 | Bob Dylan | Highway 61 Revisited
34 | Sigur Rós | Valtari
35 | The Beach Boys | Surf's Up

I hope this doesn't cause too much trouble! :?
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Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

Post by LunarPiper » Mon Aug 31, 2020 12:14 am

1 | Big Brother and the Holding Company | Cheap Thrills
2 | The Velvet Underground & Nico | The Velvet Underground & Nico
3 | A Tribe Called Quest | The Low End Theory
4 | The Beatles | Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
5 | The Roots | Things Fall Apart
6 | Joy Division | Unknown Pleasures
7 | Pink Floyd | The Dark Side of the Moon
8 | Funkadelic | Maggot Brain
9 | The Beatles | Abbey Road
10 | Björk | Post
11 | The Clash | London Calling
12 | Nas | Illmatic
13 | The Strokes | Is This It (original)
14 | The Yeah Yeah Yeahs | It’s Blitz!
15 | The Beatles | Revolver
16 | Madvillain | Madvillainy
17 | Marvin Gaye | What’s Going On
18 | Sade | Love Deluxe
19 | Neutral Milk Hotel | In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
20 | Sonic Youth | Daydream Nation
21 | The Beach Boys | Surf’s Up
22 | Patti Smith | Horses
23 | Ramones | Ramones
24 | Madonna | Like a Virgin
25 | Björk | Homogenic
26 | Ol’ Dirty Bastard | Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version
27 | Blondie | Parallel Lines
28 | Public Enemy | It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back
29 | Lou Reed | Transformer
30 | Fleetwood Mac | Rumours
31 | Radiohead | Kid A
32 | Duran Duran | Rio
33 | Lauryn Hill | The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
34 | The Sex Pistols | Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols
35 | Parliament | Mothership Connection
36 | The Beatles | Rubber Soul
37 | Todd Terje | It’s Album Time
38 | Ice Cube | Death Certificate
39 | Primal Scream | Screamadelica
40 | A Tribe Called Quest | Midnight Marauders
41 | Ohio Players | Honey
42 | Radiohead | OK Computer
43 | Pink Floyd | Wish You Were Here
44 | Hüsker Dü | New Day Rising
45 | The Pharcyde | Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde
46 | GZA | Liquid Swords
47 | Liz Phair | Exile in Guyville
48 | The Replacements | Let It Be
49 | Isaac Hayes | Black Moses
50 | Blur | Parklife

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Post by andyd1010 » Mon Aug 31, 2020 3:22 am

1 | The Beatles | Abbey Road
2 | Mastodon | Leviathan
3 | Nirvana | Nevermind
4 | Pink Floyd | The Dark Side of the Moon
5 | The Strokes | Is This It (Original)
6 | The Beatles | Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
7 | Elvis Presley | Elvis Presley
8 | The Clash | London Calling
9 | Pink Floyd | Wish You Were Here
10 | Muse | Absolution
11 | Bruce Springsteen | Born to Run
12 | The Beatles | Revolver
13 | Vampire Weekend | Contra
14 | Vampire Weekend | Modern Vampires of the City
15 | Sturgill Simpson | A Sailor's Guide to Earth
16 | Tool | Lateralus
17 | Bjork | Post
18 | Ramones | Ramones
19 | The Who | Who's Next
20 | Green Day | Dookie
21 | Arcade Fire | Funeral
22 | Elvis Costello | This Year's Model
23 | Bjork | Debut
24 | Weezer | Weezer (The Blue Album)
25 | Bruce Springsteen | Born in the U.S.A.
26 | Radiohead | Kid A
27 | Thrice | Vheissu
28 | Janelle Monae | The ArchAndroid
29 | Frank Sinatra | In the Wee Small Hours
30 | Derek and the Dominos | Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs
31 | Meat Loaf | Bat Out of Hell
32 | The Jimi Hendrix Experience | Are You Experienced
33 | Johnny Cash | American IV: The Man Comes Around
34 | Blondie | Parallel Lines

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Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

Post by Michel » Mon Aug 31, 2020 8:20 am

1. Joy Division - Unknown Pleasures (1979)
2. Joy Division - Closer (1980)
3. Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here (1975)
4. Gomez - Bring It On (1998)
5. Gomez - Liquid Skin (1999)
6. The Roots - Things Fall Apart (1999)
7. Pascal Comelade & Bel Canto Orquestra - Live in Lisbon & Barcelona Ninetynine (1999)
8. Certain General - November's Heat (1984)
9. The Cure - Seventeen Seconds (1980)
10. Radiohead - OK Computer (1997)
11. Antônio Carlos Jobim - Wave (1967)
12. Milton Nascimento & Lô Borges - Clube da Esquina (1972)
13. Dexys Midnight Runners - Searching for the Young Soul Rebels (1980)
14. PiL - Metal Box (1979)
15. The Who - Who's Next (1971)
16. The Who - The Who Sell Out (1967)
17. Altar of Plagues - Mammal (2011)
18. Nine Inch Nails - The Downward Spiral (1994)
19. Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d city (2012)
20. Manic Street Preachers - Journal for Plague Lovers (2009)
21. Matmos - Ultimate Care II (2016)
22. XTC - Go 2 (1978)
23. Oscar Peterson - Plays the Cole Porter Song Book (1959)
24. King Crimson - In the Court of the Crimson King (1969)
25. Echo and The Bunnymen - Heaven Up Here (1981)
26. Deep Purple - Deep Purple in Rock (1970)
27. New Order - Power, Corruption & Lies (1983)
28. The Velvet Underground & Nico - The Velvet Underground & Nico (1967)
29. The Clash - London Calling (1979)
30. R.E.M. - Murmur (1983)
31. Violent Femmes - Violent Femmes (1983)
32. Spain - The Blue Moods of Spain (1995)
33. Peter Gabriel - Peter Gabriel (1980)
34. Tindersticks - Waiting for the Moon (2003)
35. Tindersticks - The Something Rain (2012)
36. Pink Floyd - Animals (1977)
37. The Rolling Stones - Sticky Fingers (1971)
38. Peter Gabriel - Peter Gabriel (1978)
39. Buena Vista Social Club - Buena Vista Social Club (1997)
40. Tom Waits - Mule Variations (1999)
41. Rage Against the Machine - Renegades (2000)
42. The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - Acme (1998)
43. T.I. - Paper Trail (2008)
44. Pink Floyd - Obscured by Clouds (1972)
45. Pink Floyd - Atom Heart Mother (1970)
46. The Cure - Pornography (1982)
47. The Smiths - The Queen Is Dead (1986)
48. Sex Pistols - Never Mind the Bollocks Here's the Sex Pistols (1977)
49. Pink Floyd - The Dark Side of the Moon (1973)
50. The Beatles - The Beatles [White Album] (1968)

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Post by Holden » Mon Aug 31, 2020 1:06 pm

The battle for the top spot can truly be considered nothing but that. A battle. One name has dominated the entire time, and now, in the final lists, a challenger is approaching quickly! Having not added in the last two lists (so far, the poll remains open) I see a lot of the top names, giving a high potential for major shake-ups!
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Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

Post by Rob » Mon Aug 31, 2020 2:26 pm

Holden wrote:
Mon Aug 31, 2020 1:06 pm
I see a lot of the top names, giving a high potential for major shake-ups!
Please tell me that this is one of the covers about to cause the shake-up:

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Post by Holden » Mon Aug 31, 2020 2:28 pm

Rob wrote:
Mon Aug 31, 2020 2:26 pm
Holden wrote:
Mon Aug 31, 2020 1:06 pm
I see a lot of the top names, giving a high potential for major shake-ups!
Please tell me that this is one of the covers about to cause the shake-up:

Image
Most definitely.
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