Top Ten Best Album Covers of 2018

The music landscape of 2018 is not only interesting because the songs, albums and EPs that dropped, but also because of the cool cover artworks that were released along the way. With the current crossover of genres, aesthetics and target groups, there is probably more creative freedom with the choice of what to depict on the cover, not needing it to indicate the record's sound anymore.

What counts are the covers of albums (studio and compilation), mixtapes and EPs, whether available physically or digitally.

It does not matter if the artwork accurately reflects the music, or if the album is any good. It's purely about the looks.

The Top Ten

1 Queen of Time - Amorphis
2 Algorythm - Beyond Creation
3 The Arrow of Satan is Drawn - Bloodbath
4 Amr - Ihsahn
5 Planet Megatron - RIN
6 Sign of the Dragonhead - Leaves' Eyes
8 Ember - Breaking Benjamin
9 Ømni - Angra
10 Simulation Theory - Muse

Woah! Trippy neon - LightningStrike

The Newcomers

? Egypt Station - Paul McCartney

The Contenders

11 The Aftermath - Midnattsol
12 Ephorize - Cupcakke
13 Here Come The Aliens - Kim Wilde
14 Diluvium - Obscura
15 Love /// Disconnect - Gojii
16 Beloved Antichrist - Therion
17 Endstufe - Summer Cem Endstufe - Summer Cem

Nice car - LightningStrike

18 Kin - Mogwai
19 Verde - Marsimoto
20 Kids See Ghosts - Kids See Ghosts
21 Amerikkkant - Ministry
22 Recalibrate - Rchetype
23 Firepower - Judas Priest

Having it being called "Firepower" really does give us a little clue about what that thing really is. - LightningStrike

That album cover is super awesome. I added this by the way. - PhoenixAura81

It’s a flame warrior knight thing, super awesome and dope!

24 #whatislife - Die Lochis #whatislife - Die Lochis
25 Mythos - Bushido

This is NOT the cover I meant. What you see here is the box the bundle ("Mythos" album + instrumentals, his 20 year olf demo tape, the Samra EP "Rohdiamant" and the - Martin_Canine

This is NOT the cover I meant. What you see here is the box of a bundle consisting of his 2018 "Mythos" album + instrumentals, his 20 year old demo tape (that's why the box reads "20th Anniversary Edition"), the Samra EP "Rohdiamant", the Capital Bra EP "F--kt euch alle" and a book with background information. The actual cover artwork the main album comes with is "Sin City" stye, feauring Bushido in black and white with the skyline in the background, a light green font reading "Mythos" and a white font reading "Bushido" along with Japanese letters. - Martin_Canine

26 Disobey - Bad Wolves
27 Dirty Computer - Janelle Monáe Dirty Computer - Janelle Monáe
28 Pray for the Wicked - Panic! at the Disco
29 Golden Hour - Kacey Musgraves
30 DXXM - Scarlxrd

Scarlxrd is awesome. - DarkBoi-X

31 Drip Harder - Lil Baby & Gunna

The album was not that good but that album cover is really well designed - LilliamPumpernickel

32 Grimmest Hits - Black Label Society
33 Trident Wolf Eclipse - Watain
34 Fifty~fifty - Megumi Hayashibara Fifty~fifty - Megumi Hayashibara
35 Shutdaf**up - Juicy J Shutdaf**up - Juicy J
36 Dardy Luther King (Pt. II) - Dardan Dardy Luther King (Pt. II) - Dardan
37 Queen - Nicki Minaj

More like queen of being fake - LightningStrike

38 Sweetener - Ariana Grande
39 Invasion of Privacy - Cardi B Invasion of Privacy - Cardi B
40 Expectations - Bebe Rexha
41 Camila - Camila Cabello
42 The Legacy of Shi - Rise of the Northstar
43 I Know a Ghost - Crowder
44 Wind Up Bird - Matthew Thiessen and the Earthquakes
45 Dummy Boy - 6ix9ine
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Top Remixes

1. Simulation Theory - Muse
2. Endstufe - Summer Cem
3. Kin - Mogwai
1. Queen of Time - Amorphis
2. Algorythm - Beyond Creation
3. The Arrow of Satan is Drawn - Bloodbath


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