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Music Trivia -> Album Cover Themes -> Fine Art

Album covers that feature famous artworks, like you would find in a museum.

There are 49 covers for this theme.

Fine Art Themed Album Covers

  • Beautiful South 0898
    Beautiful South
    Weird painting by David Cutter, bu the different face expressions on the weird terrapin shells represent the different moods in the album. - Submitted by: Lee
  • Blur 13
    Graham Coxon's 1996 painting 'Apprentice' - Submitted by: Lee
  • Bright Eyes Im Wide Awake, It's Morning
    Bright Eyes
    "I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning"
    - Submitted by: Deathawk
  • Coldplay Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends
    "Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends"
    After the simplicity of the first 3 album covers, this is a clumsy mess...and the pretensious title doesn't help either... - Submitted by: Kristof Robertson
  • Crash Test Dummies God Shuffled His Feet
    Crash Test Dummies
    "God Shuffled His Feet"
    - Submitted by: Kevin
  • Danny OKeefe Breezy Stories
    Danny O'Keefe
    "Breezy Stories"
    - Submitted by: Sutch
  • Death Cab for Cutie Narrow Stairs
    Death Cab for Cutie
    "Narrow Stairs"
    - Submitted by: Deathawk
  • Deep Purple Stormbringer
    Deep Purple
    - Submitted by: Sutch
  • Do Make Say Think Winter Hymn Country Hymn Secret Hymn
    Do Make Say Think
    "Winter Hymn Country Hymn Secret Hymn"
    I don't know what the painting is of, actually. - Submitted by: drxunpla
  • Donovan Mellow Yellow
    "Mellow Yellow"
    My mother has this on vinyl and the artwork that he chose for this particular album is very interesting. - Submitted by: Celeste
  • Dream Theater Black Clouds & Silver Linings
    Dream Theater
    "Black Clouds & Silver Linings"
    Great collection of different ideas that add to the atmosphere and tone of the album - Submitted by: Mitchell
  • Duran Duran Rio
    Duran Duran
    While Patrick Nagel's work is mostly known for cheap knockoffs in nail salons across the country, he was a respected artist at the time of his death in the 80s.
  • Emerson Lake & Palmer Brain Salad Surgery
    Emerson Lake & Palmer
    "Brain Salad Surgery"
    Art by HR Giger. Giger was also the artist/designer for the movie Alien. - Submitted by: Kathy W
  • Emerson Lake & Palmer Emerson Lake & Palmer
    Emerson Lake & Palmer
    "Emerson Lake & Palmer"
    - Submitted by: Kathy W
  • Fleet Foxes Fleet Foxes
    Fleet Foxes
    "Fleet Foxes"
    fleet foxes by fleet foxes
    the painting is called netherlandish proverbs by some 16th century dude - Submitted by: dr love
  • Genesis Selling England By the Pound
    "Selling England By the Pound"
    This is a painting by Betty Swanwick who added the lawn mower for the line in the song "I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)". - Submitted by: Paul Warren
  • The Grateful Dead Live/Dead
    The Grateful Dead
    Very colorful and artsy. - Submitted by: Brady Turner
  • Green Day Insomniac
    Green Day
    - Submitted by: Gary Richardson
  • Iron & Wine The Shepherds Dog
    Iron & Wine
    "The Shepherd's Dog"
    - Submitted by: Deathawk
  • Jefferson Starship Dragon Fly
    Jefferson Starship
    "Dragon Fly"
    - Submitted by: Sutch
  • Jethro Tull Minstrel in the Gallery
    Jethro Tull
    "Minstrel in the Gallery"
    - Submitted by: Sutch
  • John Lennon Imagine (Original Soundtrack)
    John Lennon
    "Imagine (Original Soundtrack)"
    This album art is one of John's original drawings. - Submitted by: Celeste
  • Joni Mitchell Clouds
    Joni Mitchell
    Self portrait - Submitted by: Cuccubear
  • Joni Mitchell The Hissing of Summer Lawns
    Joni Mitchell
    "The Hissing of Summer Lawns"
    - Submitted by: Sutch
  • Kansas Point Of Know Return
    "Point Of Know Return"
    - Submitted by: Sutch
  • King Crimson In the Court of the Crimson King
    King Crimson
    "In the Court of the Crimson King"
    Painting of the "21st Century Schizoid Man" by Barry Godber (1946–1970). - Submitted by: Kathy W
  • Love Forever Changes
    "Forever Changes"
    - Submitted by: Sutch
  • The Marshall Tucker Band Long Hard Ride
    The Marshall Tucker Band
    "Long Hard Ride"
    - Submitted by: Sutch
  • Marvin Gaye Here My Dear
    Marvin Gaye
    "Here My Dear"
    - Submitted by: Sutch
  • Miles Davis Bitches Brew
    Miles Davis
    "Bitches Brew"
    - Submitted by: Sutch
  • Milla Jovovich The Divine Comedy
    Milla Jovovich
    "The Divine Comedy"
    - Submitted by: Sutch
  • The Moody Blues The Present
    The Moody Blues
    "The Present"
    This album cover is a variation of Maxfield Parrish "Daybreak". - Submitted by: Paul Warren
  • Neutral Milk Hotel In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
    Neutral Milk Hotel
    "In the Aeroplane Over the Sea"
    - Submitted by: Deathawk
  • Nits Adieu, Sweet Bahnhof
    "Adieu, Sweet Bahnhof"
    A wonderful Dutch band in the alternative regions. - Submitted by: Rijk Zandstra
  • Ornette Coleman Double Quartet Free Jazz (A Collective Improvisation)
    Ornette Coleman Double Quartet
    "Free Jazz (A Collective Improvisation)"
    - Submitted by: Katy
  • The Pogues Rum Sodomy & the Lash
    The Pogues
    "Rum Sodomy & the Lash"
    - Submitted by: binkey
  • Procol Harum Exotic Birds and Fruit
    Procol Harum
    "Exotic Birds and Fruit"
    This was a painting by Jacob Bogdani. - Submitted by: Paul Warren
  • Santana Abraxas
    - Submitted by: Sutch
  • Silverchair Young Modern
    "Young Modern"
    Inspired by Piet Mondrian's Composition No. 10. - Submitted by: Alex
  • Small Faces Ogdens Nut Gone Flake
    Small Faces
    "Ogden's Nut Gone Flake"
    - Submitted by: Sutch
  • Smashing Pumpkins Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness
    Smashing Pumpkins
    "Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness"
    This double album features art that depicts a woman flying around in a star. - Submitted by: Celeste
  • Tears for Fears Saturnine Martial & Lunatic
    Tears for Fears
    "Saturnine Martial & Lunatic"
    What does that title even mean? - Submitted by: Celeste
  • Tears for Fears Tears Roll Down (Greatest Hits 82-92)
    Tears for Fears
    "Tears Roll Down (Greatest Hits 82-92)"
    This album cover was supposedly done by an editorial writer who got wind of Roland Orzabal's strained relationship with his father. - Submitted by: Celeste
  • Tears for Fears Everybody Loves a Happy Ending
    Tears for Fears
    "Everybody Loves a Happy Ending"
    This is fine art. - Submitted by: Celeste
  • Todd Rundgren Something / Anything?
    Todd Rundgren
    "Something / Anything?"
    - Submitted by: Sutch
  • Todd Rundgren A Wizard, A True Star
    Todd Rundgren
    "A Wizard, A True Star"
    - Submitted by: Sutch
  • Tom Scott & The L.A. Express Tom Cat
    Tom Scott & The L.A. Express
    "Tom Cat"
    - Submitted by: Sutch
  • Van Morrison Hard Nose the Highway
    Van Morrison
    "Hard Nose the Highway"
    - Submitted by: Sutch
  • Weezer Maladroit
    - Submitted by: Deathawk
  • Submissions!

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