If “transitional album” ever makes its way to Websters, Empire’s album cover should be pictured right next to the definition.
Artist: The Three Suns Title: Everything Under the Sun Year: 1964 Label: RCA Front cover by Don Ornitz
What is this life thing anyway?
Artist: Golden Earring Title: To the Hilt Year: 1975 Label: MCA For more great sleeves, visit the The Hipgnosis Album Cover Gallery.
I’m sitting in my music room; well, I’m lounging in my music room.
Artist: Henry Mancini Title: The Pink Panther (Music From the Film Score Year: 1963 Label: RCA Cover Artist: Unknown, presumed in-house art department
Artist: Monica Title: Monica Year: 1980 Label: Rio Piedras Photographer: Gabriel Suau Art Designer: Tony Hidalgo
What kind of idiot voluntarily does 66,795 push-ups?
Artist: AC/DC Title: Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap Year: 1976 Label: Atlantic For more great sleeves, visit the The Hipgnosis Album Cover Gallery.
The new year brings with it both irrational hope and unnecessary pressure.