17 Altered Album Covers
Candidates for a photo gallery of Altered Album Covers must have a resume topped by at least one offense – be that death, nudity and general ickiness. Still, the wonder is that it ever happened in the first place. After all, album covers are the gateway to the music found inside, a crucial part of the listening experience. And just as songs are pored over by the artists who make them, album covers – you’d think – are meticulously designed to reflect the theme of the project. But sometimes those original ideas are shot down, even after the records reach the hands of fans. Click through the above gallery for a list of some of classic rock’s most memorable altered album covers.