Editor’s Choice: September 30, 2013

Below are 10 noteworthy album covers that were posted to the AAX gallery last week. They were selected simply because I found them to be interesting or a valuable addition to the gallery. They are listed in no particular order.

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Wacky Album Cover of the Evening


Fleetwood Mac – Boston (2013)

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Cast your vote for the best album cover for the week of September 24, 2013

Below are six album covers that were preselected from this week’s new music releases. They were chosen based on Amazon.com sales rank and for their noteworthy album cover designs. Please vote for the cover that you think is the best of the bunch. The winner will be announced next Tuesday.

Cher – Closer to the Truth
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Drake – Nothing Was The Same
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Elton John – The Diving Board
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Gov’t Mule – Shout!
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Kings of Leon – Mechanical Bull
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Sting – The Last Ship
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Surgical Steel by Carcass voted best album cover for the week of September 17, 2013

According to our AlbumArtExchange Blog poll, the best album cover for the week of September 17, 2013 is Surgical Steel by Carcass. The winning cover received 38% of the votes cast by our readers. In second place is Animal by Berlin, which received 25% of the vote. The self-titled album by MGMT came in third with 21%.

The winning cover features a photograph by rock photographer Ian Tilton. Tilton has had a long career and is famous for his work with artists such as Nirvana, The Cure, The Smiths, Guns ‘n’ Roses and many others. You can learn more about Tilton and his work on his website at iantilton.net.

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Editor’s Choice: September 23, 2013

Below are 10 noteworthy album covers that were posted to the AAX gallery last week. They were selected simply because I found them to be interesting or a valuable addition to the gallery. They are listed in no particular order.

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Then and Now: Boy George


Culture Club – Kissing to Be Clever (1982)

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Boy George – This Is What I Do (2013)

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Eminem reveals cover for Marshall Mathers LP 2

Yesterday, rapper Eminem revealed the cover art for his forthcoming album via his official Twitter account. The album is scheduled to be released on November 5, 2013.

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Cast your vote for the best album cover for the week of September 17, 2013

Below are six album covers that were preselected from this week’s new music releases. They were chosen based on Amazon.com sales rank and for their noteworthy album cover designs. Please vote for the cover that you think is the best of the bunch. The winner will be announced next Tuesday.

Avicii – True
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Berlin – Animal
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Grateful Dead – Sunshine Daydream
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Jack Johnson – From Here to Now to You
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MGMT – MGMT
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AM by Arctic Monkeys voted best album cover for the week of September 10, 2013

According to our AlbumArtExchange Blog poll, the best album cover for the week of September 10, 2013 is AM by Arctic Monkeys. The cover received 46% of the votes cast by our readers. Janelle Monáe’s The Electric Lady came in second with 27% of the vote. Sheryl Crow’s Feels Like Home was third with 12%.

While it is a very simply design, the winning cover received an overall positive response from fans. I was not able to find credits for art direction and design for the cover.

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