Tag Archives: Cover Art

COVER PAIRS REDUX [PART TWO]

The first compilation of pairs of album covers from the early days of Vinyl Connection seemed to go down quite well. So here is a second batch. #8 PLEASE MISTER POSTMAN Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band “Strictly Personal” [Blue Thumb, 1968] Free “Live” [Island, 1971] For extra postal authenticity, the Free album actually has a […]

COVER PAIRS REDUX

It all started with an idea that it would be fun to display some album cover art on the walls at Vinyl Connection Headquarters. Having a couple of suitable frames lolling about in the music room, it was simply a matter of negotiating with Ms Connection over where they should hang. Either side of the ugly old wall furnace on […]

10 SPACIER ALBUM COVERS

Space: The Vinyl Frontier This is the second voyage of the starship Vinyl Connection, its mission to collect space-themed album covers for your extra-terrestrial enjoyment. (The first voyage was here) Most of these are curated. That is, I’ve used the Connection tractor-beam to draw in covers to make a (hopefully) pleasing and aesthetically interesting constellation of covers. The […]

10 HANDY ALBUM COVERS

A corny title, certainly. Yet possibly better than the second choice: 10 DIGITALLY ENHANCED LP COVERS. But what variety! New Age electronica, a krautrock classic, fusion, prog, an ex-Beatle, stains, dirt, x-rays and soap. Enjoy the covers, share faves, wonder about the music… * THE ALBUMS Passport – Ataraxia [Atlantic, 1977] Bo Hansson – Lord of the […]

8 CAR COVERS – FROM THE INSIDE

The last instalment (for the time being) on ‘car’ themed album covers. This one was inspired by Victim of the Fury‘s suggestion of the Minutemen album. Got me thinking, are there other sleeves with a view from inside the car? Here are the ones I found… * THE ALBUMS Béla Fleck – Drive [Rounder, 1987] […]

10 AWESOME AUTO ALBUM COVERS

* THE ALBUMS Miles Davis – A Tribute to Jack Johnson [CBS 1971] The Orange Humble Band – Humblin’ (Across America) [Half A Cow 2000] Beach Boys – The Capital Years [Capital/EMI 1983] Chuck Berry – Motorvatin’ [Chess 1977] Original Soundtrack – Rikky and Pete [EMI 1988] The Cars – Since You’re Gone (12″ Picture […]

9 LIVES

  A COVER ART JOURNEY * Some Girls – Heaven’s Pregnant Teens [2006] Barclay James Harvest – Baby James Harvest [1972] Various Artists – In the Beginning [1985] Matthew Sweet – 100% Fun [1995] James Taylor – James Taylor [1968] James Taylor – Live in Germany [1986] James Taylor – Before this World [2015] The Cure […]