Inspirational Showcase Of 50 Famous Album Covers




If an artist’s name brings images into your head when you hear it, odds are you’re remembering an iconic image of that artist and these album covers are, in my opinion, some of the most iconic covers in history.

Today, I have been looking over some of the most famous album covers of all time and I want to share what I found. I’m sure you’ve seen most of those before. I think that for each music style, even cross-genre audiences would be able to pick out the artist from each of these covers even if they didn’t have the name or picture of the artist on the cover. Enjoy! ;)

AC/DC – Back In Black ↓

Bob Marley – Catch A Fire ↓

Korn – Follow The Leader ↓

Backstreet Boys – Millenium ↓

Dr. Dre – The Chronic ↓

Eminem – The Slim Shady ↓

Fall Out Boy – Infinity On High ↓

Guns ‘N’ Roses – Appetite For Destruction ↓

Green Day – American Idiot ↓

Mariah Carey – Rainbow ↓

Green Day – Dookie ↓

Metallica – Master Of Puppets ↓

Iron Maiden – Self-Titled ↓

The Beastie Boys – License To Ill ↓

The Beatles – Abbey Road ↓

Beck – The Information ↓

Blink 182 – Enema Of The State ↓

Jay-Z – Reasonable Doubt ↓

Jimi Hendrix Experience – BBC Sessions ↓

Johnny Cash – At Folsom Prison ↓

Lauryn Hill – The Miseducation Of ↓

Lil Wayne – Tha Carter III ↓

Limp Bizkit – Significant Other ↓

Linkin Park – Minutes To Midnight ↓

2Pac – All Eyez On Me ↓

Lupe Fiasco – Food And Liquor ↓

Theory Of A Deadman – Self-Titled ↓

Marilyn Manson – Mechanical Animals ↓

The Beatles – St. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band ↓

Michael Jackson – Bad ↓

Weezer – Self-Titled ↓

Motley Crue – Girls Girls Girls ↓

Nas – Illmatic ↓

Michael Jackson – Got To Be There ↓

Notorious B.I.G. – Ready To Die ↓

Oasis – What’s The Story ↓

Michael Jackson – Thriller ↓

Nirvana – Nevermind ↓

Outkast – Stankonia ↓

Ozzy Osbourne – Bark At The Moon ↓

Paramore – Riot ↓

Pink Floyd – Dark Side Of The Moon ↓

Pink Floyd – The Wall ↓

Rage Against The Machine – Evil Empire ↓

Rolling Stones – Exile On Main St. ↓

Bob Marley – Legend ↓

Snoop Dogg – Doggystyle ↓

The Clash – London Calling ↓

Underoath – They’re Only Chasing Safety ↓

Tool – 10 000 Days ↓

What Album Covers Stand Out To You The Most? And Why?

Let us know in the comments which albums stick out when you look the list over. Don’t forget to tell us why. What did you like about the design?

I would also be very interested to see if anyone here has designed album covers before? Care to share? See you all in the comment section! ;)


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