Friday, March 27, 2015

Dirty Projectors - The Glad Fact

Incredibly strange cover.  You'd almost think the band snapped an image of me in the mornings and used it on their cover.  I really like the band and  music contained within, but this cover seems out of place.  Let's put it this way, I don't think it will be a selling point.  Anyway, what's it got to do with 'The Glad Fact'.  All a little too cryptic.

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Thursday, March 26, 2015

Ivy & The Teachers - Self Titled

Now that's a nice cover!  Very nice.  Interested in more (-ie- the actual download), well the link below will take you to Mr Worthy and Whammo (pop heaven).  Very sneaky don't you think.  I run three blogs, all with the W&W acronym.  The third is Mr Wired and Wasted (punk rock, especially Aussie).

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Rottenness - Die Wege Der Lust

Please, no more - this is rotten.  And then there's the song titles!  You really must check this out - excruciatingly terrible.  Is your mum (or girlfriend) on this cover?

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Alix Dobkin - Living With Lesbians

Another one of those albums that took ages to get.  But why oh why!  It is truly horrible, undescribable and goddamn unlistenable.  I'll ask the question again, why oh why!   The lyrics, the lyrics ... When you say this, you need to channel Marlon Brandon: "The horror, the horror ... "; then run your hands across your sweat drenched head. 

Listed by many as one of the worst (and weirdest) albums of all time (not only due to it's cover), this lives up to it's reputation.  It is simply stupefying (The Lyrics ... ).  Don't believe me, give it a try.

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Monday, March 23, 2015

Nancy Sinatra - Country, My Way

Allow me to indulge myself - this is pretty well my favourite album cover of all time.  It oozes ... something.  You just want to grab this image and put it onto a T-Shirt.  So, do it.  The music is sensational, but many will prefer "Boots" (Yeh, but this cover is better).  So, is it Loretta or Nancy? 

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Loretta Lynn - We've Come A Long Way, Baby

Grrr ... now don't go soft on me teamsters.  This is simply sensational.  Sublime.  I'm sure for many, this is the greatest album cover of all time.  Does it have any rivals?  For me it's Nancy Sinatra's 'Country, My Way'.  This sort of thing looks superb on a T-Shirt.  Do it, I know you want too.  Oh yeh, Loretta sings her heart out on this one.  It's a good album.

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Loretta Lynn - Your Squaw Is On The Warpath

Is this politically incorrect or what?  Obviously in it's day, there was nothing wrong with the cover nor the title.  In fact, it would have a few hearts pumping (as it does now). 

But now, it probably would be banned.  Chastised on the national news.  People would riot.  The world would end ....

Despite all that - I like.  Alternative cover options (included here)  were considered but this made the grade.  Which would you have preferred??

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