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Worst Album Covers of All Time (The Definitive List)


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This thread is mostly full of the best album covers of all time, though.

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Even as a middle school kid who was pretty deep into thrash when it came out I thought this cover was pretty crap, and it hasn't improved with age.

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On 10/23/2021 at 3:15 PM, TubularCorporation said:

Let's be real, the worst covers are usually high budget, major label affairs.  

Completely agree. It's really easy to say something low budget or DIY sucks, but there's at least the charm of "this was made by like 3 people and one happened to have a GIMP installed" or something. When it's not ironic and made with a bunch of market research and soulless, then comes out the sphincter of its design firm as a piece of shit. That's when it hits like that Madonna or Metallica cover.

Same with movies. 

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On 10/23/2021 at 3:15 PM, TubularCorporation said:

Imagine how much money the design firm that came up with this was paid:

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Let's be real, the worst covers are usually high budget, major label affairs.  

I like that "music" is in quotations. Nice self-jab on her part.

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