Category Archives: Career In Album Artwork

Career In Album Artwork: Cracker

Cover art is an important part music. An album cover can entice a listen to buy or not buy something and many bands underestimate the power of a cover. So here I rate Cracker’s career in album artwork, from best … Continue reading

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Career In Album Artwork: Will Johnson

I’ve spoke before about how busy of a guy Will Johnson is… Centro-matic, South San Gabriel, New Multitudes, Monsters of Folk, etc. You’ll find none of that here. This graphic focuses on his solo work’s album covers. It all started … Continue reading

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Career In Album Artwork: Heartless Bastards

I haven’t done a “Career In Album Artwork…” in a while so I thought I’d put one up. I randomly chose the Heartless Bastards. First of all some bands’ artwork really goes together well, The Heartless Bastards are NOT one … Continue reading

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Career In Album Artwork: The Black Keys

The Black Keys don’t have brilliant album artwork, but they don’t have bad album artwork either. Magic Potion is cool along with their debut The Big Come Up. Brothers had a nice theme but as an album cover alone it … Continue reading

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Career In Album Artwork: The Decemberists

The Decemberists have a total of 6 proper records out now. They are an extremely good band and are very arty. It is a shame for such an arty band to have below average album covers as I believe they … Continue reading

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Career In Album Artwork: Drive-By Truckers

Thanks to Wes Freed the Drive-By Truckers consistently have great artwork. This doesn’t just include the covers of the albums but also the back and full booklet, often a drawing for each song. It is tough to rank these because … Continue reading

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Career In Album Artwork: The Replacements

So this Career In Album Artwork is a feature I really like and plan on keeping doing. I feel like the simple graph isn’t enough however. I feel I should briefly explain the pros and cons of the album’s covers. … Continue reading

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