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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #3120 on: March 18, 2018, 07:56:33 PM »
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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #3121 on: March 24, 2018, 03:56:09 AM »
Yikes!

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« Reply #3122 on: March 24, 2018, 04:33:49 AM »
Heino once again...  :P
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« Reply #3123 on: March 24, 2018, 08:47:02 AM »
It didn’t prevent me from buying it, but the cover of this CD is rather off-putting:

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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #3124 on: March 24, 2018, 08:57:09 AM »
Yikes!

not quite in the same league, but I´ve always found this one quite awkward too.
It´s from 1993, but the glasses and the suit don´t really correspond to that date, I think ...

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« Reply #3125 on: March 25, 2018, 04:49:44 AM »
Heino once again...  :P
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« Reply #3126 on: March 30, 2018, 12:34:36 AM »
Here's one in the category, "musician in an inappropriate location, inexplicably holding his or her instrument.



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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #3127 on: March 30, 2018, 01:39:25 AM »
Hmm. Perhaps they ran out of time for a photo shoot, and asked "Viktoria, do you have any holiday snaps we could use?"
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« Reply #3128 on: April 09, 2018, 04:55:54 PM »
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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #3129 on: April 10, 2018, 03:26:50 AM »
Perhaps posted before but this is one of the ugliest LP covers imo.

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« Reply #3130 on: April 10, 2018, 11:42:39 AM »
Beethoven at the dentist.

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« Reply #3131 on: April 10, 2018, 03:55:31 PM »
Perhaps posted before but this is one of the ugliest LP covers imo.


Jeepers that's horrible.

It reminds me of this:


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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #3132 on: April 12, 2018, 09:20:09 AM »
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Yeah.  ;D

Also, the light on the big man is coming from a completely different direction from that falling on the little man. But perhaps we can allow for artistic licence...

Anyway, bonus trivial BS: you see the nature/form of the follow spot (spotlight) on the piano? It's telling me that shot was a European stage light rather than a North American. Hahaha.
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« Reply #3133 on: April 19, 2018, 11:48:17 AM »


It isnt the cover art that upsets me, it is the title.  What is liquid melancholy ?  Some glass of vodka, or is it a gin cocktail, a glass of port ?
After sampling, I found the music just as irritating and not melancholic at all.

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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #3134 on: April 19, 2018, 02:27:49 PM »


It isn't the cover art that upsets me, it is the title.  What is liquid melancholy?  Some glass of vodka, or is it a gin cocktail, a glass of port?
After sampling, I found the music just as irritating and not melancholic at all.

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« Reply #3135 on: April 20, 2018, 01:21:07 AM »
It isnt the cover art that upsets me, it is the title.  What is liquid melancholy ?  Some glass of vodka, or is it a gin cocktail, a glass of port ?
After sampling, I found the music just as irritating and not melancholic at all.
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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #3136 on: April 20, 2018, 04:19:40 AM »


It isnt the cover art that upsets me, it is the title.  What is liquid melancholy ?  Some glass of vodka, or is it a gin cocktail, a glass of port ?
After sampling, I found the music just as irritating and not melancholic at all.

I like that cover and "liquid melancholy" doesn't bother me at all.
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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #3137 on: April 20, 2018, 05:51:23 AM »


Not bad looking, but a very peculiar choice of composers for a set devoted to russian piano concertos... ::)

Paderewski was even the Prime Minister of Poland at one point.




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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #3138 on: April 20, 2018, 02:22:14 PM »


I see a dead body just barely visible under the ice.  Head upper right, elbow lower right, hips mid left.

A crime has been committed !!

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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #3139 on: May 13, 2018, 04:42:57 AM »
I like that cover and "liquid melancholy" doesn't bother me at all.

   Me too.  I even like the music on it--although I agree with Spineur that the suite labeled "Liquid Melancholy" is not in the least melancholic. In fact, it is quite driving and aggressive.
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