Ever Wondered Why Album Covers Matter?

You might just find out if you look at those! They are my favourite album covers. Click on it and you’ll have a surprise.

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Radiohead – Kid A

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Placebo – Sleeping With Ghosts

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Blur – Think Tank

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Indochine – Indochine

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Queens of the Stone Age – Era Vulgaris

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Foals – Total Life Forever

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Ratatat – Classics

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Mystery Jets – Half In Love With Elizabeth

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Birp Playlist – March 2014

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Muse – Absolution

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Architecture in Helsinki – Places Like This

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Explosions In The Sky – All Of A Sudden, I Miss Everyone

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Alt-J – An Awesome Wave

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As Tall As Lions – You Can’t Take It With You

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Asian Kung-Fu Generation – Fan Club

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World’s End Girlfriend – Hurtbreak Wonderland

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Gorillaz – Demon Days

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Supertramp – Crisis? What Crisis?

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Washed Out – Paracosm

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Dream Theater – Falling Into Infinity

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MGMT – Oracular Spectacular

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Empire Of The Sun – Walking On A Dream

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Goodshirt – Good

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The Goo Goo Dolls – Dizzy Up The Girl

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Deerhunter – Halcyon Digest

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Cashmere Cat – Wedding Bells

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Two Door Cinema Club – Beacon

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Ramona Falls – Intuit

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Justice – Cross

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Klaxons – Surfing The Void

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My Bloody Valentine – Loveless

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Silverchair – Neon Ballroom

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Wild Nothing – Nocturne

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Lydia – Illuminates

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Panda Bear – Person Pitch

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Coldplay – Parachutes

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Radwimps – Okazu No Gohan

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Saez – Jours Etranges

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Smashing Pumpkins – Siamese Dream

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The Smiths – Strangeways, Here We Come

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The XX – Coexist

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The Vines – Winning Days

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A Perfect Circle – Thirteen Step

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Modest Mouse – Good News For People Who Love Bad News

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Counting Crows – This Desert Life

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Bloc Party – Intimacy

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The Cranberries – Wake Up And Smell The Coffee

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Washed Out – Within And Without

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Nine Inch Nails – Year Zero

If you clicked on any of those because of the image, then this proves it to you: album cover matters, and no wonder some takes several month to be done, or even to be chosen!
Those are some of my favourites, meaning that it’s up to anyone to like it or not. Yet, they are the one that whenever I have iTunes open and those pops up, I will always click on them just to have a quick look at it. A quick way to set the mood to the song that just started.
I also realised by making this post that album covers are better if high in colour and if matching the whole atmosphere of their content. Better to leave bands members’ faces out of it, or else, they should be stylishly incorporated, like for the Vines album.

And between you and me, musicians are not mannequins.

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