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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #2940 on: July 30, 2017, 03:42:38 PM »
Did Mr. Désenclos override the artistic director for the cover art? If so, I can understand capitulating. :D



The thing that most bothers me most about that cover isn't Mr. Shaggy's appearance, it's the light behind his hair that makes the "Tempered" part of the title unhelpfully difficult to see.

And the big "alpha" symbol watermark on Mr. Shaggy's head doesn't help either.
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« Reply #2941 on: July 31, 2017, 02:39:45 AM »
I can only see Graeme Garden from The Goodies:


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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #2942 on: July 31, 2017, 07:23:19 AM »
Did Mr. Désenclos override the artistic director for the cover art? If so, I can understand capitulating. :D






What I'd like to know is, who is Mr. Black Box and why is he so proud of his work that he actually autographed it? :P

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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #2943 on: September 08, 2017, 10:45:43 AM »
1968.   (She's saying, "Sock it to me, Dvorak")

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« Reply #2944 on: September 08, 2017, 02:22:19 PM »
Yikes.
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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #2945 on: September 09, 2017, 09:53:41 PM »
Totem pole convention?



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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #2946 on: September 11, 2017, 06:44:42 PM »
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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #2947 on: September 11, 2017, 08:03:04 PM »


According to Discogs, the album is heavy metal, but it does feature a track called "Rossini's 'William Tell Overture' For Symphony Orchestra & Band".
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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #2948 on: September 11, 2017, 08:08:07 PM »
In addition to Rossini's Rape, The Great Kat has a couple of companion CDs:

Bloody Vivaldi



Wagner's War
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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #2949 on: September 12, 2017, 04:04:11 AM »
You forgot "Beethoven on Speed", apparently.

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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #2950 on: September 12, 2017, 07:42:48 AM »
1968.   (She's saying, "Sock it to me, Dvorak")



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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #2951 on: September 12, 2017, 03:08:41 PM »
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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #2952 on: September 25, 2017, 08:03:10 AM »
This one is just plain bad...

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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #2953 on: September 25, 2017, 08:27:32 AM »
This one is just plain bad...


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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #2954 on: September 25, 2017, 08:29:22 AM »
Classical music's answer to Apocalypto::)

 :P

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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #2955 on: September 26, 2017, 01:33:17 AM »
Yeah, it's not even the kind of shockingly bad that might be interesting. It's not just bad, but bland at the same time. That's quite a feat, and not one to be proud of.
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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #2956 on: September 27, 2017, 06:49:44 PM »
HUGE bonus points for utilizing the clarinetist's striped shirt. 



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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #2957 on: September 27, 2017, 07:53:12 PM »
HUGE bonus points for utilizing the clarinetist's striped shirt. 



Oh man, that's bad.

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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #2958 on: September 27, 2017, 07:59:12 PM »
Oh man, that's bad.

Yeah, it looks like one of those photos you’d take with your phone back in late 90s. :P
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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #2959 on: September 27, 2017, 08:07:28 PM »
Yeah, it looks like one of those photos you’d take with your phone back in late 90s. :P

It's a composite of three different photos (left, right, and background), all stitched together with fuzzy black borders that do nobody any favours.

What's weird is that the other releases on the Maguelone label don't have horrible covers at all.

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