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Offline Artem

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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #3660 on: January 04, 2021, 02:43:41 PM »
I love this disk, but the footwear bothers me. I think the cover would have been better without that Japanese touch. Or maybe it's the 90s and the times required such a cultural association on the cd cover. I dunno.


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« Reply #3661 on: January 04, 2021, 05:13:37 PM »
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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #3663 on: January 05, 2021, 12:39:04 AM »
Maybe they used the same pictures in commercials for that chair?
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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #3664 on: January 06, 2021, 01:44:04 AM »
"Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm" (Churchill).

'The test of a work of art is, in the end, our affection for it, not our ability to explain why it is good' (Stanley Kubrick).

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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #3665 on: January 06, 2021, 02:58:27 AM »




I wouldn't call these worst looking (ugly), but they are certainly bizarre. "Derek Bell plays with himself" sounds naughty.  :-[
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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #3666 on: January 06, 2021, 03:35:41 AM »
Great choices, indeed.
Raymond Devos was a very famous Belgo-French comedian, "cabaretier" - not yet forgotten.
Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raymond_Devos



he played several instruments.



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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #3667 on: January 06, 2021, 06:09:29 AM »
They are hilariously bizarre but hardly among the "worst". Among the worst in a boring way I find many with boring photographs of artists looking either not photogenic or very artificially staged. (Like Karajan having the cheek to pose at the piano with Richter relegated to the background in the recording of Beethoven's triple concerto.)
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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #3668 on: January 06, 2021, 06:34:36 AM »
As for hilarious or weird, I just stumbled over this. (It took me a few seconds to get the connection) It is also surprising that the put in two sonatas as fillers that are probably among the least known/popular ones.



Also, the second CD I bought has a weird but less funny cover:

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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #3669 on: January 06, 2021, 07:15:54 AM »
 ;D  ;D

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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #3670 on: January 06, 2021, 07:47:28 AM »


Feeling judged and uncomfortable ?
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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #3671 on: January 06, 2021, 07:53:42 AM »


 :P

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« Reply #3672 on: January 06, 2021, 07:56:45 AM »
 :laugh:

they don't seem to like it either  :P
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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #3673 on: January 06, 2021, 12:25:04 PM »







What a wild story of a relationship between a man and his chair.

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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #3674 on: January 07, 2021, 02:12:10 AM »
What a wild story of a relationship between a man and his chair.

The main thing is it ended happily.
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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #3675 on: January 07, 2021, 07:43:35 AM »
What a wild story of a relationship between a man and his chair.

The main thing is it ended happily.

Now this is a photo of a man and his chair:



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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #3677 on: January 07, 2021, 02:36:31 PM »
David Hurwitz - "Music Chat: The WORST Album Covers Ever!!!":

https://youtu.be/AlvrKpWRNP8
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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #3678 on: January 08, 2021, 04:32:00 AM »
^ Don't see anything wrong with that.
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Re: Worst looking CD/LP artwork
« Reply #3679 on: January 08, 2021, 05:07:29 AM »
I wonder if this is a real mural from an orthodox monastery or so (I think I saw somewhat similar paintings in one of the Meteora monasteries open to tourists but this was a long time ago) or only adopting such a style.
Struck by the sounds before the sun,
I knew the night had gone.
The morning breeze like a bugle blew
Against the drums of dawn.
(Bob Dylan)