The worst album covers ever #5: just plain wrong

14th Jul 2009 | 17:49

The worst album covers ever #5: just plain wrong
Jacinto O Donzelo - Dentro da Abertura
MusicRadar can't quite fathom why Jacinto's hotel business gets bad feedback on TripAdvisor

Over the past few months, MusicRadar has seared eyeballs across the globe by exposing the worst album cover art in the worlds of heavy metal, hip-hop, crap illustration and nudity.

Our final instalment has the broadest of themes – these covers are all simply just plain wrong!

Only view if you're feeling non-queasy and prepared to laugh.

Here's a mad, bad world of album cover wrongness.

The worst album covers ever #5: just plain wrong
Eddie Murphy - Eddie Murphy
People often ask when Eddie Murphy stopped being a genius. How about: the minute this picture was taken?
The worst album covers ever #5: just plain wrong
Butthole Surfers - Hairway To Steven
OK, you idiots call yourself The Butthole Surfers? At least have an alluring album cover? Fail
The worst album covers ever #5: just plain wrong
Freddie Gage - All My Friends Are Dead
Happy times kids, Ma and Pa have booked Freddie Gage to sing at your birthday party!
The worst album covers ever #5: just plain wrong
Fleetwood Mac - English Rose
Mick Fleetwood in drag? Oh, thanks. An English Rose needs a lot of manure to grow. Here is the manure
The worst album covers ever #5: just plain wrong
Ira North - If I Were A Woman
We guess this one was filed under 'Special Interest' in Woolworths
The worst album covers ever #5: just plain wrong
Richard and Willie - Nasty and Naughty
Hey, it's 'Dick' and Willie. "For adults" Really? Or just 13-year-old boys?
The worst album covers ever #5: just plain wrong
Willie Strikes Again
Fact: your mum will never, ever accept a double-glazing sales call ever again
The worst album covers ever #5: just plain wrong
C**t Puppet - Ann Heizer's Bush
In how many ways is this unnecessary? 3217 is the answer
The worst album covers ever #5: just plain wrong
Various Artists - Music For Peace Of Mind
You appear to have murdered a woman and wrapped her corpse in cellophane? If that's 'peace of mind', pal, we're going on a gun rampage to 'calm down'
The worst album covers ever #5: just plain wrong
Orion - Reborn
What's the opposite of a superhero? Oh yeah, a total loser
The worst album covers ever #5: just plain wrong
Dave Starr - The Nearer The Bone, The Sweeter the Meat
The nearer the scary man, the more scared we're feeling
The worst album covers ever #5: just plain wrong
Country Church - S/T
Not sure why this isn't aesthetically pleasing? I know - the grass needs watering, right?
The worst album covers ever #5: just plain wrong
John Bult - Julie's Sixteenth Birthday
And see how 'Julie' looks delighted! This is wrong to the power of infinity
The worst album covers ever #5: just plain wrong
Trazan and Banarne - S/T
Popular Swedish children's entertainters. We should point out that reports of high rates of child suicides in Sweden are just a myth
The worst album covers ever #5: just plain wrong
Pendragon - Not Of This World
Literally, this is just a bunch of prog-rock ass
The worst album covers ever #5: just plain wrong
Woody Woodbury - Looks At Love And Life
Woody must be Facebook friends with Jacinto?
The worst album covers ever #5: just plain wrong
Harry Breuer And His Quintet - Mallet Mischief
Hang on? This got as far as Volume 2?!
The worst album covers ever #5: just plain wrong
Joyce Drake - Joyce
The name 'Joyce' means "joy" (females) or "experienced in battle" (for men). We're still unsure on this one
The worst album covers ever #5: just plain wrong
The Moving Gelatine Plates - The World Of Genius Hans
Q: With a bandname that bad, what could possibly get worse? A: Plenty
The worst album covers ever #5: just plain wrong
Unsane - S/T
Members of Unsane, was that strictly needed?
The worst album covers ever #5: just plain wrong
The Louvin Brothers - Satan Is Real
Mmm. If 'made out of red cardboard by 6-year-old children' = real, we're with you all the way. BTW Louvin Bro's, your feet have burned off

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