Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Gold from Westminster

The latest Gramophone has a feature titled "The record covers from hell". Prominent among the 15 "worst record covers of all time" is the seventies label Westminster Gold.

The winner was this:


But I was rather impressed by this one, which is crying out to be Bill Bailey's new look:


All these images are from westminstergold.com. Sometimes they went for an overly literal depiction of the album contents:


This was the era of Benny Hill, remember:


Did they have a "top shelf" in record shops back in those days?


And finally, perhaps the least subtle of all:

2 comments:

uglychicken said...

The socks seem rather gratuitous.

Nereffid said...

Well, you know how the censors feel about male nudity.