All-Time WORST Album Covers

A Listmania! list by LP Quagmire "The prison has not been built that can hold me, and I'll get out of this one if it means spending my entire life here. - Virgil Starkwell" (Canada)
The list author says: "Many album covers have become works of art over the years; these aren't among them."
Invincible
1.  Invincible by Michael Jackson
The list author says:
  "This album cover apparently wasn't frightening enough on its own, so the Self-Proclaimed King of Pop had it printed up in four different variations."
$7.00   Used & New from: $0.32
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,080 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Anomaly
2.  Anomaly by Ace Frehley
The list author says:
  "Good album, awful cover."
$5.86   Used & New from: $2.69
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (182 customer reviews) | 9 customer discussions

Lovescape
3.  Lovescape by Neil Diamond
The list author says:
  "This man has no neck!"
$5.72   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Fate Of Nations
4.  Fate Of Nations by Robert Plant
The list author says:
  "Wonderful music in a woeful sleeve."
$10.00   Used & New from: $3.99
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (48 customer reviews)

Driving Rain
5.  Driving Rain by Paul McCartney
The list author says:
  "McCartney took the photos for this album with his Casio wristwatch.   Hard to believe it didn't sell huge..."
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (336 customer reviews)

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Raised on Rock
6.  Raised on Rock by Elvis Presley
The list author says:
  "Men in capes do not great album covers make."
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River of Dreams
7.  River of Dreams by Billy Joel
The list author says:
  "This album cover was so garish Bruce Springsteen decided he had to use it to package his "Working on a Dream" cd sixteen years later."
$6.43   Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Working on a Dream
8.  Working on a Dream by Bruce Springsteen
The list author says:
  "See previous comment."
$7.00   Used & New from: $0.01
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (296 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Vagabond Heart
9.  Vagabond Heart by Rod Stewart
The list author says:
  "Let's call this the "Cutlery Cover.""
$15.70   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

For Your Entertainment
10.  For Your Entertainment by Adam Lambert
The list author says:
  "If only Lambert had RuPaul's cheekbones, he might have pulled this off..."
$11.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (841 customer reviews) | 374 customer discussions

Bad
11.  Bad by Michael Jackson
The list author says:
  "Mickey Mouse music in a Goofy sleeve."
$7.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (537 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Ringo the 4th
12.  Ringo the 4th by Ringo Starr
The list author says:
  "This cover leaves me speechless!"
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3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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Ready Eddie
13.  Ready Eddie by Eddie Money
The list author says:
  "It may look like a budget compilation, but this was actually Money's follow-up to 1995's "Love and Money.""
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

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Storm Front
14.  Storm Front by Billy Joel
The list author says:
  "Look up "bland" in the dictionary and you'll find a picture of this album cover."
$6.80   Used & New from: $0.75
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

OUT OF CONTROL
15.  OUT OF CONTROL by Peter Criss
The list author says:
  "This looks like an ELECTRIC COMPANY lp with boobs."
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3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Jump Back: The Best of the Rolling Stones 1971-1993
16.  Jump Back: The Best of the Rolling Stones 1971-1993 by The Rolling Stones
The list author says:
  "Honestly, what about this silly cover screams ROLLING STONES?!?!"
$8.39   Used & New from: $3.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (172 customer reviews)

Back to the Shit
17.  Back to the Shit by Millie Jackson
The list author says:
  "It's bold, I'll give her that..."
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3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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Spaced Out: The Best of Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner
18.  Spaced Out: The Best of Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner by Leonard Nimoy
The list author says:
  "You can tell that someone put A LOT of work into this cover..."
$9.90   Used & New from: $2.34
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (95 customer reviews)

Film Music - O.S.T.
19.  Film Music - O.S.T. by Woody Allen
The list author says:
  "See previous comment."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Orca
20.  Orca by Ennio Morricone
The list author says:
  "This looks like a TV GUIDE cover from the 1970's."
$27.98   Used & New from: $16.99
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

McCartney II
21.  McCartney II by Paul McCartney
The list author says:
  "This cover suggest confusion.  Listen to gems such as "Darkroom" and "Temporary Secretary" and you'll share in that confusion."
Used & New from: $2.16
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (141 customer reviews)

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Rewind by The Rolling Stones - Vinyl 1984 Album
22.  Rewind by The Rolling Stones - Vinyl 1984 Album by The Rolling Stones
The list author says:
  "Gosh, the planning that must have gone into this!"
Used & New from: $11.88
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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Undercover
23.  Undercover by The Rolling Stones
The list author says:
  "Charming!"
$10.06   Used & New from: $3.85
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (71 customer reviews)

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