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 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:


Anonymous said...

The socks seem rather gratuitous.

Nereffid said...

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