Via Twitter, West expressed his frustration with his label's suggestion to change the artwork. The couple's album showed them nude, but a brown flap was placed over the record for sales purposes. Artist: Guns N' Roses Album: Appetite For Destruction Release Date: July 21 The original cover for the debut album by Guns N' Roses was a robot rapist causing havoc on the streets, but was soon changed to the now classic skull and cross bone cover. It was changed to a fiery cocktail glass for obvious reasons. Artist: David Bowie Album: Diamond Dogs Release Date: April 24, David Bowie was no stranger to controversy by , but he saw more of it when he posed as a man-dog creature with its genitalia exposed on the cover of "Diamond Dogs. The band's label blacked out the bod, leaving a triangle of bikini.
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Liberty, evidently, from her alleged abusive past with Dr. Liberty from the constraints of her clubbed-out aesthetic—the album dabbles in country, rock bangers, and piano-driven ballads. Liberty from the constraints of a misogynistic music industry. And how did she choose to package her newest collection?
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Album covers get banned for all sorts of grisly reasons, and in Beady Eye's case in the reason it was pulled from supermarkets was a simple nipple. Liam said: "It's not porn, is it? It's classic, man. Classic nipple. Artist George Condo painted a lovely picture of ol' Kanye having a nice bottle of beer and some sexy times with a naked phoenix women with a spotty tail and all the squares freaked out.
Sometimes album covers are helped on their way to iconic status because of the musicians they features: photogenic stars, such as Elvis Presley, David Bowie, or Prince , whose godlike images are burned into our retinas. Other iconic album covers are envisioned by creative masterminds the likes of Hipgnosis or Andy Warhol, whose graphic designs bypass linear thinking and come up with an image that is a bona fide work of art in its own right. Our list of the 25 most iconic album covers of all time may not be exhaustive, but it certainly reveals why album covers deserve to be held in as high a regard as more traditional modes of artwork. The result: a gruesome spoof advert for an electric razor. Often romantically linked with frontman Bryan Ferry, each model had their intriguing own back story.