Hidden Images In Album Cover Artwork

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Cover art is a big part of a vinyl record's appeal, and some of the greatest artists of all time have created cool artwork to accompany killer cuts- Robert Crumb, Roger Dean, H.R. Giger, Edward Gorey and Andy Warhol, just to name a few.

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Over the years many of these cover artists have chosen to take the visual appeal even further by adding hidden images to their album artwork, like easter eggs for music lovers to discover while they listen to their new favorite album.

Some are more obvious, like the skull on Def Lepard's album Retro Active, others require a bit of a search, like the faces of The Beatles hidden in the cover art for The Rolling Stones album Their Satanic Majesties Request.

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And what about the images found on the cover of Supertramp's Breakfast In America? They're best seen with hungry eyes.

Mental Floss put together an interesting collection of 10 Hidden Images on Album Covers, complete with the stories behind these captivating images record lovers stared at while grooving to their favorite tunes.


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