Have you ever bought an album just for the cover? How did it turn out?

Have you ever bought an album just for the cover? How did it turn out?
Yes and it turned out great
69% (138 votes)
Yes, but it was a disaster
17% (34 votes)
Never tempted!
14% (29 votes)
Total votes: 201

Everyone knows not to judge an album by its cover. But sometimes we can't resist the visual allure created to tempt the unwary shopper. Have you ever bought an album just for the cover? How did it turn out?

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richardp's picture

Have done it a few times with books, never with music though.

Alan in Victoria's picture

I'm in love with Martha Argerich, so it turned out great!

Brian Lowe's picture

I bought Cold Blood's First Taste of Sin just for the name of the band and album. That was in 1972. I got the CD as a gift last year, and I still like it. Great horn section, powerful vocals.

Victor Rodriguez's picture

Smashing Pumpkins: Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness

kj's picture

in 1994, a CD cover of a pair of yellow sneakers hanging on a clothesline, by a group called Everyman. Jamaican style music—still love it

Neil's picture

The soundtrack to Days of Heaven. This many years later, it's still one of my favorites.

Tim Rhudy's picture

Done this many times. The first time was King Crimson's "In The Court Of The Crimson King" way back in 1970 (I'm guessing). I'd say that turned out pretty well.

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