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    Posted: November 10 2013 at 05:00
Just asking what are everyone's least favourite album names or covers. I never liked the Soft Machine album names that just kept on going up in numbers, and neither with their album covers. The cover for "Third" doesn't fit with the imaginative music and I always associate the dullness of it when hearing the music, which makes the music dull for me... Others in my opinion are Van Der Graaf Generator's album covers like on "H To He, Who Am The Only One" and maybe "Pawn Hearts" too. Also, maybe King Crimson's THRAK and Genesis' Abacab (for both name and cover).
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Really really really great record, but the cover is visually uninspiring.
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Peter Cook and Dudley Moore's Ad Nauseum
... none of the hits, none of the time ... you might actually find your own art, or self, and forego lousy heroes or Guru's!

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Nice n Greasy by Atomic Rooster must be worth a place in any Worst Album Cover Ever contest. If Rooster fans were having doubts about the band's new "heavy funk" direction in 1973, then of course a cover featuring a cigarette stubbed out in the middle of a fried egg was just what was required to persuade them to shell out for the album. What the *&@k were they thinking?


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Twelfth Night – X (1986)



Beneath the grotesque cover illustration is an album of trendy pop music that bears little resemblance to the great progressive rock band Twelfth Night no longer was. (They have since re-embraced their roots after reuniting a number of years ago.)
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ugly album cover, I like the music though, I think it's quite good. 
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Family Fearless
 
 
Great music, though.
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The groovy hipster album title of 

The Unfortunate Cup of Tea by Horslips

What *were*they thinking?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote irrelevant Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 12 2013 at 02:15
Originally posted by Svetonio Svetonio wrote:

Family Fearless
 
 
Great music, though.
The cover is pretty cool I reckon, whether it was a good choice for them financially, I am unsure. The music as you say, is great.  
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Richard Wright named his 1978 debut album 'Wet Dream'....?? It was related to his love of sailing the Mediterranean but it's not a good album name.....the cover has nice colours to it but it, too, is not very good.
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So many come to mind... theres a thread with a ton of worst album covers but lets go for these gems








Edited by AtomicCrimsonRush - November 12 2013 at 05:54
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^ 'My Pussy Belongs To Daddy'
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Originally posted by Earthmover Earthmover wrote:



Really really really great record, but the cover is visually uninspiring.

Have to agree with this. Such a wonderful record and then it's marred by this excuse for a coverConfused
They should've put this one on the front instead:
Not fantastic but a hell of a lot better than the other one imo.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote irrelevant Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 13 2013 at 06:44
Originally posted by Tom Ozric Tom Ozric wrote:

^ 'My Pussy Belongs To Daddy'
The track titties titles are amusing too. LOL


Edited by irrelevant - November 13 2013 at 06:45
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Originally posted by irrelevant irrelevant wrote:

Originally posted by Tom Ozric Tom Ozric wrote:

^ 'My Pussy Belongs To Daddy'
The track titties titles are amusing too. LOL

Yeah such as She sits among the cabbages and peas...
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Originally posted by AtomicCrimsonRush AtomicCrimsonRush wrote:

Originally posted by irrelevant irrelevant wrote:

Originally posted by Tom Ozric Tom Ozric wrote:

^ 'My Pussy Belongs To Daddy'
The track titties titles are amusing too. LOL

Yeah such as She sits among the cabbages and peas...

"She Sits Among the Cabbages and Peas" sounds like the B-side to Spinaltap's "Cups and Cakes" LOL
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Smegma - 'Smell the Remains' ranks right up there as a combination bad band name, album title and cover.
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^^^That cover! LMAO
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'He Forgot His Rubbers'..... accidents are bound to happen
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