The small home at the end of a dirt road isn't depicted as a middle-of-nowhere shack -- instead, the lush colors of the landscape and the glowing porch lights give it a solitary dignity and homey allure. As David Blayney points out in his book, Gibbons had made promises to Linden Hudson about rewards down the road. Select album in the field Format. Whether you see it as an indication of the explosive music within the sleeve, or a heartless shock tactic capitalizing on a real-life tragedy, this black-and-white rendering of the Hinderburg disaster has become of the most indelible images in hard rock. While many metal bands would compete to out-gross each other throughout the rest of the '80s, this simple, menacing image outlives them all. But it's her expression -- and the canted angle of the photo -- that make this so important.
In 2003, Rolling Stone asked a panel of 271 artists, producers, industry executives and journalists to pick the greatest albums of all time. The accounting firm devised a point system to weigh votes for 1,600 submitted titles. Eschewing a friendly, fun image more conducive to '80s pop chart success, Janet Jackson adopted a militaristic tone for her instantly iconic black-and-white Rhythm Nation 1814 cover art. All Day And All Of The Night 2:25. He would later re-team with Madonna for both the You Can Dance and Like a Prayer covers.
Reeling In The Years 4:37. But in reality Hudson never received any credit whatsoever and had to fight for any monetary gain. Somehow the image of a burning airship erupting into flames just moments before plummeting to the ground and claiming dozens of lives is the perfect visual introduction to Led Zeppelin's debut masterpiece. The album was designed by Desmond Strobel, while Worthington conceived the cover concept with the band. The image features the Beatles, in their Sgt. Featuring a nearly nude Jones in a seemingly superhuman pose, the art was actually a composite of the singer in a series of different poses, cut-and-pasted together for an unforgettable result.
There's even a webcam live feed of the attraction. Битрейт качество : 192 mp3 1. Elvis knew what a killer combo green and neon pink were some 20 years before the Clash copped the cover style for London Calling. Only the band's Stevie Nicks caught mid-swirl with a shawl flowing behind her and Mick Fleetwood with a pair of toilet-chain balls dangling between his legs are pictured, photographed by Herbert W. Taken from a Mati Klarwein painting he also did the cover for Miles Davis' Bitches Brew , the cover for Santana's Abraxas album is a gorgeously surreal psychedelic feast for the eyes. But unifying the songs under the theme of outlaw country -- a concept gaining national traction -- made this album a runaway hit.
The Eliminator has also made worldwide appearances in television, movies, and events. A customized 1933 Ford coupe, depicted on the album cover, could be seen in the videos. In 2012, Rolling Stone published a revised edition of the list drawing on the original and a later survey of albums up until the early 2000s. In 2009, we asked a similar group of 100 experts to pick the best albums of the 2000s. Hudson created the bass on a synthesizer, created drums on a drum machine and helped Gibbons write the lyrics; Gibbons performed the guitars and vocals. The name of the album derives from a term for winning a. Unlike many female pop stars of the era, she doesn't smile invitingly at the viewer, attempting to please or impress or even seduce -- she simply exists, exuding confidence and a quiet sense of majesty.
In 2008, Eliminator was and reissued, with the addition of bonus tracks and a containing music videos and live performances. With Janet's face only partially emerging from the shadows and her body clad in a nondescript soldier's uniform, the artwork made label execs uneasy, but in the end, she was right. Set against Wisconsin's Lake Mendota after an ice storm, winter-clad Mitchell stares down the viewer as an open highway extends mysteriously into her person via a superimposed photo , suggesting the freedom and limitless possibilities contained within her music. The image is bittersweet: Alcohol reportedly played a role in Joplin's fatal heroin overdose, yet her radiant smile seems to transcend the sadness of the impending tragedy. Tellingly, her heels are kicked off to the side.
Select albums in the Format field. The Complete Recordings would be reinstated to the list in the 2012 edition. With photographs by Warhol focused on the bulging jeans of a still-unidentified male model and graphic design by Craig Braun, the set would earn a Grammy Award nomination for best album cover. The car has become recognizable for its red finish and graphics, which can be seen in several of the band's. The liner notes on the album credited Bill Hamm as producer and Terry Manning as final recording engineer.
The first country album to sell a million copies featured many previously released songs by Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Tompall Glaser and Jennings' wife Jessi Colter. According to Blayney, Gibbons and Hudson wrote the whole song and recorded a demo all in one afternoon without the involvement of Hill or Beard. I Heard It Through The Grapevine 11:06. Does this cover capture the moment just before the blood bursts out and covers the blade? But that was the point: the album traced his life from beginning to a mournful, foreshadowing end, using the innocence of a child to illustrate how a cruel world imprints on unmolded minds. Can't Find My Way Home 3:18. One of metal's most iconic album covers, Judas Priest's British Steel -- depicting a hand emerging from studded leather holding a razor blade -- is also one of its most fascinating. One of the priestesses on the back cover also appears on the back cover of his Bitches Brew art.