Editor’s Choice: October 28, 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.

Posted by: Da Guy
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Remembering Lou Reed

Legendary singer, songwriter and guitarist Lou Reed has passed away. Reed will be remembered for his groundbreaking work with the Velvet Underground in the 1960s and his solo work which spanned four decades. He died on Sunday at his home in Amagansett, New York. He was 71.

Posted by: Vocephus
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Wacky Album Cover of the Evening


War – Why Can’t We Be Friends? (1975)

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ABKCO and Fender Release Limited Edition Rolling Stones Beggars Banquet Guitar Package

According to a press release, ABKCO Music & Records and Fender® have released a limited edition Rolling Stones Beggars Banquet Guitar package.

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Beggars can be choosers this holiday season, thanks to the Limited Edition Fender Beggars Banquet Telecaster®guitar package sold exclusively through Amazon.com. The Beggars Banquet Telecaster is the result of a strategic marketing venture between ABKCO Music & Records and Fender in celebration of ABKCO’s recent release of the “Clearly Classic” edition of the landmark album on clear vinyl.

Only 300 of the guitar packages will be produced, featuring artwork from the Rolling Stones Beggars Banquet cover on the front and the gatefold feast on the back of the guitar’s body, as well as a numbered neck plate, Beggars Banquet clear vinyl LP and Fender-branded guitar wall hanger. For the first time ever, as a result of a new state-of-the-art printing process, the artwork is printed directly onto the guitar’s body and pickguard, ensuring vibrant high-resolution imagery and maximum durability. The box the guitar package is shipped in is adorned with iconic Rolling Stones LP cover art, creating the perfect gift for rock ‘n’ roll enthusiasts the world over.

The Beggars Banquet Telecaster guitar incorporates the original album art from 1968, when the Stones’ legendary album was first released in the UK. The cover depicts a graffiti-defaced public toilet, which at the time was deemed too controversial for domestic consumption in the U.S., prompting the record company to package it with an all-white alternate cover. ABKCO restored the cover art to the original in successive re-issues of the title culminating with the current “Clearly Classic” LP version.

 

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Editor’s Choice: October 14, 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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Lady Gaga reveals Artpop album cover

Lady Gaga revealed the artwork for the cover of her forthcoming album via Twitter today. The cover features a sculpture of Lady Gaga by contemporary artist Jeff Koons. Artpop is scheduled to be released on November 11, 2013. High resolution images are available in the AAX gallery.

Posted by: zeefritz
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Wacky Album Cover of the Evening


Feed Me – Calamari Tuesday (2013)

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