Because Everyone Loves Looking at Awful Album Covers

There are plenty of online galleries of awful album covers, but it’s a rare thing to come across a collection of all-new artwork, examples of hideousness that haven’t been displayed anywhere else before.

Nice work by Team Jimmy Joe for sourcing out twenty-five (mostly) hitherto undocumented album covers. Find the full gallery here.

Coluche - Vol. 2

Windy Tuckus - Blow Ye Horn

Russ Hamilton - We Will Make Love

Cabino - Keep-dem-hoes-dancing-mix-tape-bad-album-cover-art

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

2 thoughts on “Because Everyone Loves Looking at Awful Album Covers

  • May 13, 2016 at 2:47 pm

    In the case of Coluche, arguably the most iconic French comedian ever (died in 86), featured in the first picture, it was fully intentional, and part of his persona and shtick

    • May 13, 2016 at 10:29 pm

      At least there’s a reasonable explanation behind that artwork. As for the others, though…


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