You spin me right round, baby, right round.

Monday, November 3rd, 2003 | General

Album covers done in Lego.

Related: Lame album covers. (These are so bad, they’re almost good.)

4 Comments to You spin me right round, baby, right round.

crusher!™
11/3/2003

Looking at each one, I experienced this strange, discombobulated sensation, like I was in some different time, some new land, where marketing had never been created and irony was completely absent from the peoples’ lives…

interrobang
11/4/2003

But, these aren’t bad because they’re bad. They aren’t in any way disingenuous. They’re just kind of ludicrous and dated.

A worse kind of bad album cover is the kind where the band’s sound is in no way represented by the kind of iconography, like anything by Yo La Tengo – where they’re just following along with the latest kind of “hip” imagery – or like all those bands from the late 90s who used retro fifties imagery in a non sequitur way. Like the Beastie Boys. That’s more “bad”. This stuff is just kind of ignorant and unintentionally funny.

interrobang
11/4/2003

(Not to say that these aren’t funny.)

brendan
11/5/2003

Some of them are actually quite disturbing – look at the one just below Minnie Ripperton. What has the person in the middle got on their head? And what sex are they?

The Lego ones are cute, though.

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