Gimmick album covers are the best.
Artist: Elmer Bernstein Title: Heavy Metal–The Score Year: 1981 Label: Asylum Cover Artist: Unknown, presumed in-house art department
Bowie’s album catalog includes two oddballs, three if you count his debut on the Deram label.
Artist: Unknown Title: Stag Party Record 7: Further Off Limits Year: 196? Label: Fax Cover Artist/Designer/Photographer: Unknown, presumed in house art department
Artist: Al Stewart Title: Year of the Cat Year: 1976 Label: RCA For more great sleeves, visit the The Hipgnosis Album Cover Gallery.
Artist: Little Feat Title: Down on the Farm Year: 1979 Label: Warner Brothers Cover Artist: Neon Park
Artist: Martin Denny Title: Primitiva Year: 1958 Label: Liberty Photographer: Garrett-Howard Cover Design: Bill Pate
Artist: Paul McCartney and Wings Title: Wings at the Speed of Sound Year: 1976 Label: Capitol For more great sleeves, visit the The Hipgnosis Album Cover Gallery.
Artist: Aerosmith Title: Draw the Line Year: 1977 Label: Columbia Cover Artist: Al Hirschfeld
Artist: George Abdo and his “Flames of Araby” Orchestra Title: The Art of Belly Dancing Year: 1973 Label: Monitor Photographer: Tasso Mavris Model: Juliana