The Most Superior Album Cover


Pink Floyd, rock group band from British has not been forgotten. Labeled as the bearer of progressive rock and detailed in the list of Hall of Fame for music Rock and Roll in 1996, they now get a new honor, the creativity of the cover illustration. music page just put it in first position as a group with the most superior album cover of all time. The award is addressed to his work, titled "The Dark Side of the Moon", which was thrown into the market in 1973.

Album Cover presents light through a prism on one side, and then refracted at the other end.

The illustration on the cover of Nirvana album, "Nevermind" (1991), who rocked the music world in the early decades of the 1990s, occupies the second position. On the cover, shown photo of a naked baby floating just below the water surface. Before him, U.S. $ 1 bills stuck on the hook, as if bait suggestion.

List compiled by it shows that music fans anesthetized on the cover with high visual artistry, which published an average of around 1960 to 1970, according to The Sun reported.

Cover of album "The Dark Side of the Moon" is one of the works Hipgnosis, a design team from England, who often receive orders from legendary bands like Genesis, The Alan Parsons Project, Scorpions, Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd. "The Dark Side of the Moon" is one of the biggest selling album in music history.

The third position occupied by the Beatles album titled "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club." The illustration was created by British-born artist, Sir Peter Thomas Blake. Meanwhile, the "London Calling", an album made by The Clash, British punk-rock group, is equivalent underneath.

Will Groves, editor, as quoted from Yahoonews, explains: "The Dark Side of the Moon" to be evidence that the illustrations are simple and powerful is a potent recipe for the album cover, especially when dealing with superior musical works. The images on the album Pink Floyd serves as a reminder that the album cover at some time been much more meaningful compared to digital jpeg images of hundreds of pixels on iTunes."

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