Best Album Covers

The Top Ten

1 Pink Floyd - The Dark Side of the Moon Pink Floyd - The Dark Side of the Moon

This album cover is so simple, but after listening to the album, it will stick with you for the rest of your life. The spectrum that emerges from the prism is representative of different topics in life, each covered by a different song on the album. Truly a god among men when it comes to album covers. - c0mf0rta61ynum6

This is the only album cover on here that is good, sorry but its true. The only good ones is this and the one on the items list. Sorry, but why do I always find heart or sarah brightman on every single music list? , anyway, not trying to hate on this list but its just I always see heart on a music list. - AmINumberOneYet

Most recognizable album cover. The light coming in represents the unity, the prism represents society and the spectrum represents disbanded unity. Just shows how a picture can speak 1000 words. And the music is even better

That light going into the prism, and then becoming a rainbow just makes it look... Like no other

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2 The Beatles - Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band The Beatles - Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Instantly recognizable and the most expensive album cover they made, all the actors, the fancy uniforms, just so classic. - beatles

Easily the best... It sums up the whole revolution that not only The Beatles themselves influenced, but all those that came before them at the time. A perfect cover for a perfect album.

Trully, just epic. if you say it sucks and you have not listen to it then why do you say it sucks - maxwarawa

It was the most sensational album cover ever at the time - jmepa1234

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3 Sarah Brightman - Fly Sarah Brightman - Fly
4 Nirvana - Nevermind Nirvana - Nevermind

This album cover is awesome Kurt made an inspiration to this album cover :))

This picture is awesome. A A baby swimming under water lolz. Nirvana forever.

What?! The only cool/artistic items on this list are Dark Side Of The Moon and Nevermind. The rest are just pictures of famous people in weird poses. Toptens seems to attract all the fanboys...

Simple and yet so brilliant

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5 Avenged Sevenfold - Nightmare Avenged Sevenfold - Nightmare

In my opinion City of Evil has a much better album cover

Nightmare has a fantastic album cover

6 The Velvet Underground & Nico - The Velvet Underground The Velvet Underground & Nico - The Velvet Underground

Yes, its only a banana, but, its designed by andy warhol, and he knows his stuff. - RecklessGreed

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7 Jackie Evancho - Awakening Jackie Evancho - Awakening

That is 14 years old? ! Hope her Dad keeps his 12 gauge nice and clean.

Jackie Evancho has a classic voice. One of the best Classical Crossover artists of all time. This 14 year old young women has a sense of music far beyond her years. Can't wait for Awakening to be released.

Classical beauty and laser beam eyes

No more appropriate image than that of the young lady herself, emerging as a teenage chanteuse whose voice is even more stunning than when she first burst upon the scene. - BobG

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8 The Beatles - Abbey Road The Beatles - Abbey Road

There are albums listed higher than this that have artwork that I have never seen or simply don't know since there's no picture beside the entry. How is this lower? It should be #1! I'm horrified to see that it didn't even make the top 3. - BKAllmighty

It might not be the best, but it's the most famous and iconic. It gets my vote.

This is what made The Beatles so iconic.

Not even in the top
100?

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9 Evanescence - Fallen Evanescence - Fallen

Fallen cover is definitely number 1.

Best cover ever. Amy is really pretty on this cover. - 05yusuf09

Oh my, really? Best Cover ever. Amy's looks is very beautiful and hypnotic.
Look him, She is so BEAUTIFUL!

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10 Iron Maiden - Number of the Beast Iron Maiden - Number of the Beast

Eddie will destroy the other album covers

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The Newcomers

? Among the Living - Anthrax Among the Living - Anthrax
? Massive Attack - Heligoland Massive Attack - Heligoland

The Contenders

11 Michael Jackson - Thriller Michael Jackson - Thriller

This one is have tobe on top of the list. This album is the best of all. Greetings from Lithuania!

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12 Heart - Little Queen Heart - Little Queen

The girls are just to fine. This is not art its the real thing . Ann and Nancy looking great.

13 Linkin Park - Hybrid Theory Linkin Park - Hybrid Theory

Hybrid Theory has a very creative cover...

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14 Green Day - Dookie Green Day - Dookie

There's so much going on in the album cover! This is my favorite with the resistance by muse close behind.

I think this cover represents animals tired of taking crap from humans so they decide to fight back using their own crap. Literally!

i find it funny. monkeys throwing poop everywhere and stuff. awesome album too - pauler94

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15 Dio - Holy Diver Dio - Holy Diver
16 Bryan Adams - On A Day Like Today Bryan Adams - On A Day Like Today
17 The Rolling Stones - Sticky Fingers The Rolling Stones - Sticky Fingers

I love the original Rolling Stones cover "Sticky Fingers" but I also love "Too Fast For Love" the motley crue tribute to the stones.. I'm a big motley crue and stones fan.

18 Sandra - Paintings In Yellow Sandra - Paintings In Yellow
19 Sophie Ellis Bextor - Shoot From The Hip Sophie Ellis Bextor -  Shoot From The Hip
20 Heart - Dreamboat Annie Heart - Dreamboat Annie

If you don't like this album cover then your Heart is not beating. The too best looking girls in ROCK.........

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