Dirtiest album covers. The 50 most controversial album covers of all time

20 Banned Album Covers

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Emerson, Lake, and Palmer — Brain Salad Surgery 1973. Imagery of , and was spliced into the video, plus an insurrection mixed with pictures of bands and fashion. A second cover was then released with a list of hit songs on the album obscuring the toilet, followed by a third with a black border that removed any hint that the picture was taken in a bathroom. Regurgitate — Sickening Bliss On the cover of this 2006 release from Swedish goregrind band Regurgitate, a very lovely lady has been disemboweled, and in her delirium has confused her previously internal organs for a newborn baby. Retailers objected to the album's cover.

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40 Worst Album Covers of All Time

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In a show of defiance, Jagger and the band withheld the album for several months before finally relenting and allowing a replacement to be printed. However, if you find this shocking, be warned of what is to come: Nudity, violence, macabre gore and other such things - here is our 50 most controversial and shocking covers of all time! Kanye West: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy 2010 Kanye West deliberately set out to create an artwork that would rank alongside the most controversial album covers, allegedly wanting his fifth album to be housed in a sleeve that would be banned. We reckon they'll go full frontal for album number two. Farrell hired someone to help create a full body casting of his girlfriend for use as the sculptures. What you may not know is that the wet, black abstract theme of the final cover was second choice. It folded out into the shape of a cross with Isaac having his arms stretched wide, like this… Audacious or what? Perhaps, in this instance, sex doesn't sell.

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The 20 Sexiest Album Covers of All Time

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This 1995 bootleg release, however,depicts the aftermath of a real suicide. Marilyn Manson: %u2018Holy Wood%u2019 %u2013 The third instalment of Marilyn Manson%u2019s concept album trilogy featured a rotting Christ-like figure from the torso-up. The video also marked the first film appearance of. Some songs on the album mark the first appearance of three guitars in Sonic Youth songs. However, while all manner of excess-fuelled misadventures feed the media machine in the short term, a provocatively-designed record sleeve can make the most lasting impact when it comes to riling the moral majority — and lasting notoriety is especially assured if the album cover gets banned. Sade Love Deluxe 1992 More evidence that the sexiness of the music within greatly affects the outer sexiness of the artwork. Many rumors have circulated about the artwork in the decade since; one had the band's label at the time, Necropolis Records, including a tamer version in the master files to get the manufacturing plant to package the record.

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The 100 Greatest Album Covers

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Slunt: 'Get A Load Of This' - If a woman in a bikini dripping ice cream down her chest isn%u2019t the sign of a band desperately trying to grab some much-needed attention, then we don%u2019t know what is. Early editions of the album featured a Red Cross symbol on Lindermulder's cap - this was later removed after the aid company complained vehemently. Almost every one of their covers is eligible for this list. The album was also included in the book. Though everyone can agree that Prince is the bomb.

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The Ten Bloodiest Metal Album Covers [Gross, but not entirely NSFW]

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Vig was pleased but also uncertain, as the tapes consisted of long instrumentals, and the producer was unable to discern the song structures. Sex Slaves — Bite Your Tongue 6. Reflecting the innuendo-laden title, the image featured a close-up of a jeans-clad male crotch — and the original vinyl pressing even featured a working zipper. It was later re-issued with stickers covering the swastika, and then a version with Hitler and Madonna instead of Dick Clark, of which only 2500 were made. Jane's Addiction: %u2018Ritual de lo Habitual%u2019 %u2013 Jane%u2019s Addiction were forced to replace the cover of their 1990 album showing male and female nudes so that stores like Walmart could stock it. Below is the brilliant cover to James' new album 'Hey Ma', the artwork that has inspired us to make this gallery.

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The 50 Sexiest and Dirtiest Album Covers Revealed

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There's less agreement over whether the British version of their debut album—featuring a topless girl Baker's daughter, according to some sources holding a vaguely phallic airplane—was in good taste. The Rolling Stones — Sticky Fingers 1971 Classified as one of the most notorious album covers of all time, Sticky Fingers flaunts classic rock-grunge naughtiness. . We don't think we'll be visiting soon. That title should give you an idea of what we're talking about here. Herbie Mann: 'Push Push' - From a heterosexual male perspective, it's hard to see what could possibly be rousing about Herbie Mann's 1971 record with Duane Allman. While the album quickly rehoused in an inoffensive replacement sleeve topped the Billboard charts, Capitol retrieved over 50,000 copies of the original cover from uneasy retailers.

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Banned on the Run: 20 Shocking Classic Album Covers [NSFW]

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Maybe another factor is that controversial album covers were quickly pulled off the shelves. The artwork originated from the cover of the adult magazine Hustler, pubic hairs and all. Artist: Jane's Addiction Album: Ritual De Lo Habitual Release Date: Aug. It looked like the top of a soldier's grave. Critical reception to the album was positive. Another principle we adhered to: Sexy music increases the sexiness of the artwork. Only click to number one if you've got a strong stomach.

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