Author Topic: Back covers, inners and gatefolds: the terrible, the beautiful, the bizarre.  (Read 3376 times)

Didn't he appear on Novelty Island?

Genuinely thought that was Rolf Harris

Endicott

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Warrior On The Edge Of Time opened up into a shield, which was nice.




imitationleather

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Looks like a pair of Y-fronts.

NoSleep

  • feat. Keith Jarrett and his singing parrot
    • Space Is The Place
To be worn under Sticky Fingers?


kngen

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To be worn under Sticky Fingers?

Turbonegro ruined that cover for me:



Click here for NSFW folded-out version

NoSleep

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    • Space Is The Place
Should have folded out to a banana to keep the Andy Warhol theme going.

kngen

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Should have folded out to a banana to keep the Andy Warhol theme going.

… and wrapped in tin foil to allude to the Spinal Tap reference on the obi (refers to them as 'Norway's Loudest Band')

Absorb the anus burn

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Birth Control: Operation. Full gatefold, inside and out.


Should have been the cover of Computer World.


Famous Mortimer

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I seem to remember a CD where there was something inside the space between the black bit that held the CD and the back cover. Like an extra gift or summat that you had to dismantle the case to get, but I appreciate this is a very weak description of something which may never have existed.

Egyptian Feast

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Kid A perhaps? I never opened mine, but I believe there was a booklet hidden under the tray.

EDIT: Here it is.

timebug

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Pulp did the hiding things under the tray trick, with 'Different Class'. From memory, I think there were a few alternate front cover images tucked away in there....

BlodwynPig

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Birth Control: Operation. Full gatefold, inside and out.



Ha, I don't own that one and had only seen the front...shame my record buying days are BANNED

I've always liked the note inside Blodwyn Pig's first album about if you don't like the front cover, throw the LP in the bin.

And buy another one.

jenna appleseed

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Genuinely thought that was Rolf Harris

Rolf Harris as Gerry Adams.

jenna appleseed

  • "F••• you Captain Tom."
    • Blog for a Dennis Wilson (Beach Boys) charity fanzine.
I've always liked the note inside Blodwyn Pig's first album about if you don't like the front cover, throw the LP in the bin.

And buy another one.

for a second I thought our Blodwyn Pig had released an album.
(check out this dunce)