Some really nice graphic design in album art this year. Striking or subtle, it was all there. These are 17 or so of the best. Not sure if I was just attracted to them, but covers with circles in the design seemed to predominate…
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There’s probably a good story behind this photo…
Starsailor: All This Life
Aliens want Winnebagos.
Noam Pikelny: Universal Favorite
When you create your universe, you can always be the universal favorite.
Offa Rex: The Queen of Hearts
British/American acid folk revivalists had an appropriately late 60s/early 70s style hallucinatory cover.
Steve Kilbey & Martin Kennedy: Glow and Fade
“The leg bone’s connected to the thigh bone…” Well, not in outer space…
Art by sci-fi artist Bruce Pennington.
It’s convenient when you can just levitate everywhere. Much easier on the knees.
Sarah Bethe Nelson: Oh, Evolution
Oh, evolution, you confuse me with this intriguing image.
Various: Pop Makossa: Invasive Dance Beat of Cameroon
The title says it all. Beware the invaders!
As Paul Kelly waves in vain to Karen Elson, we look forward to the album art 2018 has in store.
(Karen Elson: Double Roses / Paul Kelly: Life is Fine)