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The 20 Most Controversial and Ill Thought Out Album Sleeves Of All Time
John Doran , July 17th, 2008 14:31

John Doran casts a baleful eye over some of the least well thought out album sleeves to grace record store shelves.


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Well, strictly speaking, we know, it's a poster. But it has certainly caused Jello Biafra more trouble than the actual sleeve depicting 'Shriners' or Free Masons driving in their tiny cars. HR Giger's 'Penis Landscape' could be found on nearly 50% of teenage bedrooms in 1985 thanks to Tipper Gore's tireless work in promoting the album via her pro punk and hip hop group the PMRC.

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