This is Fun: Hidden Images in Album Cover Artwork

One of the reasons some people may get into vinyl these days are for the artwork. When you have a 12″ x 12″ canvas to fill (more, actually, if you consider the back cover and the inside covers that come with gatefold sleeves), you have a lot of area to work with. Rupinder points to this article from Mental Floss that illustrates how there is more to an album cover than may initially meet the eye.

My favourite of the bunch is this Kate Bush album. What do you see? Are you sure?

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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.

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