album covers

1D, 5 Albums: A Visual Retrospective

I don’t want to boast, but I’m pretty much a One Direction scholar. I spend long nights staring into the sky, considering the physics of Niall’s hair. I lace my fingers above my morning coffee and contemplate the meta-subtext of the song “Better Than Words.” I’ve even completed extensive field research at their scream-filled stadium… More »


Vintage “Arrested Development” (The TV Show) Record Covers

Che-chaw! Che-chaw! The fourth season of “Arrested Development” is almost upon us. And to commemorate how great the show’s first three seasons are, Josh Cox of Colossus of Clout Design created a bunch of faux-vintage record covers inspired by these faux “Homeland” LPs. Cox’s designs feature some of the show’s best plotlines and catchphrases. Because there’s… More »


Kittens Improve Even The Best Rock Records

Everything is better with kittens–including your favorite records. Like Nirvana’s Kittenmind. You remember their meowtastic hits, don’t you? Keep clicking for more cat-tastic versions of iconic album covers and check out the rad blog behind them at the link. [The Kitten Covers] … More »


Awesome Affordable Etsy Find: Let Debbie Harry Hold Your Drink

Stains on your coffee table are decidedly un-rock ‘n’ roll. Remedy the problem and impress your friends with a set of ceramic album cover coasters. Choose from favorites like Blondie, Pink Floyd, and Radiohead.
A set of four will run you about fifteen bucks. Setting your coffee on a miniature replica of The Wall? More »


Britney Spears Is One Serious Femme Fatale

Behold, the cover for Britney Spears’ to-be-released-in-March album, Femme Fatale. Brit herself tweeted this image, along with the words, “Sexy and strong … Dangerous yet mysterious … Cool yet confident! I’ve poured my heart and soul into this album over the last 2 years. I’ve put everything I have into it.” Please, world, let it… More »


Nicki Minaj Is Armless Barbie For “Pink Friday”

This is the cover art for Nicki Minaj’s debut album, Pink Friday, which drops this week. It’s very pink. Nicki appears to have lost both her arms, like the Venus de Milo. Her legs have been Photoshop-stretched like Gumby. What does it all mean? It’s a little Lady Gaga, a little Paris Hilton, or maybe… More »