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Music Trivia -> Actual Album Cover Parodies -> Index U

Some albums are not just iconic, but their cover artwork is as well. Plenty of groups have released album covers with homages to more famous album covers. Sources for parody covers tend to be parody albums based on a performer (like Weird Al spoofing Nirvana), tribute albums, and sometimes the rip off is unintentional (designers with a limited design vocabulary). In some cases like the Clash's "London Calling", the copy becomes copied over time to the point where I'm sure some people aren't even aware of the original anymore.

Albums are arranged by the name of the original album that was parodied. If you want to make a parody cover of your own, I recommend checking out amIright's Visitor Created Album Covers section. Also check out the list of the most parodied album covers.


U2 Joshua Tree
2 Parody Covers.
U2 Rattle and Hum
3 Parody Covers.
U2 The Best of 1980-1990
2 Parody Covers.
UFO No Place to Run
2 Parody Covers.
Unbroken Life. Love. Regret
1 Parody Cover.
Up with People Up With People!
Up with People
1 Parody Cover.


We're always looking for more album cover parodies. If you want to submit an album cover for a particular page, check out the page and look for the submission link at the bottom of the page. If you know of an album that has a parody image for it that isn't listed above, send an email to ChuckyG.


Disclaimer: makes no claims of ownership of the original image.