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Tue Apr 11, 2006 7:31 pm
Sophie says...



I'm setting up a group for people who believe in material forms of music with cover art. Vinyl, tape, cd ect... It's pretty anti-downloading.
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Basically I need to know what everyone thinks of as the most memorable album cover.
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Tue Apr 11, 2006 11:02 pm
Snoink says...



Two Virgins? XD

Probably Abbey Road. It's been everywhere. :)
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Sam says...



Most definitely Abbey Road...
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For me it's London Calling just because I think the picture of Paul Simonon smashing his bass is one of the coolest photographs ever - it always sticks in my mind.
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Image

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Eleanor Rigby says...



Yeah, both London Calling and Abbey Road are fantastic album covers, but you have to add Nirvana's Nevermind to this list . . . I had more, but now I've forgotten them! I'll be back.
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Wed Apr 12, 2006 12:30 pm
Eleanor Rigby says...



OH YEAH! The Velvet Underground and Nico's album with Andy Warhol's banana on the front of it. I love that album.
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Wed Apr 12, 2006 12:56 pm
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The most memorable album cover for me is the Pink Floyd one with the prism and the rainbow coming out the other side. I don't know what the album is called though...
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Wed Apr 12, 2006 2:24 pm
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Myth says...



Is it an online group?

I think for me the most memorable one is Abbey Road.




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Wed Apr 12, 2006 2:43 pm
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Dusky:: I think that one is called 'Dark Side of the Moon', and I am in total agreement. It's a completely amazing album cover, and therefore memorable. My brother has that as his MSN avatar! :P

As for me, well I'll think of one later... nothing's jumping out at me right now.




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Muse says...



Yeah Abbey road and dark side of the moon rawk my sawks. I really like ELO "Time" as well. I dunno why, its just real pretty. Oh and "Breakfast in America" by supertramp is pretty funny. wheey.

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Thu Apr 13, 2006 4:04 pm
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My friends and I have compiled an extensive list . . . yes, I am a music freak. More will follow, I'm sure.
Here we go (in no particular order):

1) The Ramones - The Ramones
2) Blood Sugar Sex Magik - Red Hot Chili Peppers
3) Ten - Pearl Jam
4) Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club Band - The Beatles
5) Revolver - The Beatles
6) Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness - The Smashing Pumpkins
7) Nevermind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols - Sex Pistols
8 ) Houses of the Holy - Led Zeppelin
9) Hotel California - Eagles
10) Some Girls - The Rolling Stones
11) Automatic for the People - R.E.M.
12) Crime of the Century - Supertramp
13) Sticky Fingers - The Rolling Stones
14) Who's Next - The Who
15) Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - Elton John
16) Let It Be - The Beatles
17) Back in Black - AC/DC
18 ) After the Gold Rush - Neil Young
19) Thriller - Michael Jackson
20) The Joshua Tree - U2
21) The Doors - The Doors
22) Blonde on Blonde - Bob Dylan
23) The White Album - The Beatles
24) Beggars Banquet - The Rolling Stones
25) Tommy - The Who
26) Daydream Nation - Sonic Youth
27) Rubber Soul - The Beatles
28 ) The Kids Are Alright - The Who
29) Faith - George Michael
30) Elvis Presley - Elvis Presley (the album where the Clash took their cover idea for 'London Calling' . . . seriously)

And that's it! For now . . .
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Thu Apr 13, 2006 5:13 pm
Araidne says...



Mine are...

1. A2J
2.Imperials(i was made for this)
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Firestarter says...



30) Elvis Presley - Elvis Presley (the album where the Clash took their cover idea for 'London Calling' . . . seriously)


Indeed, but a guy smashing his guitar is more iconic than simply a guy playing it happily ...
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Fri Apr 14, 2006 9:13 pm
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Eleanor Rigby says...



True. Both are memorable, but then who had more of an influence on music? I love the Clash, but Elvis Presley is no less of a god.
words, language - what wonderous
creatures these beings are,
what joyous routes of sorrow and
longing they pave.