Special Sub-Topic: Classic Album Sleeves
|Which is the only one of the following Bruce Springsteen albums that DOESN`T feature a picture of "The Boss" on the sleeve? |
Nebraska. This rather downbeat album from The Boss hit number 3 in both the UK and USA in 1982.
|Which Rush album cover features a dalmatian drinking water from a fire hydrant?|
Signals. "Signals" hit number 3 in the UK charts in 1982.
|Which Genesis album features a young girl swinging a croquet mallet with severed heads lying around her?|
Nursery Cryme. This artwork relates to the classic track "The Musical Box" on this 1971 album.
|A friesian cow is the dominant feature on which Pink Floyd sleeve?|
Atom Heart Mother. Floyd`s first ever UK number 1 album, in 1970, the band deliberately chose this simplistic cover to indicate their move away from their psychedelic period.
|Which U2 album shows the group members hanging around an airport terminal?|
All That You Can`t Leave Behind. A number one album in the UK in 2000, the airport is Charles de Gaulle, Paris.
|Which Deep Purple album shows a man apparently diving from a New York skyscraper?|
Abandon. Released in 1998, this is the last studio album to feature legendary keyboards-player Jon Lord.
|A German World War Two aircraft features on the sleeve of which Blue Oyster Cult album?|
Secret Treaties. The third BOC album, and the first to chart in the USA, this album was released in 1974; the aircraft is an ME262, the name of one of the songs on the album.
|Which Judas Priest sleeve features a razor blade with the band name carved into it?|
British Steel. Released in 1980, this album hit number 4 in the UK, their biggest ever hit album, spawning 3 hit singles - "Living after Midnight", "Breaking the Law" and "United".
|Which Rainbow album features a fist grasping hold of a rainbow?|
Rising. A number 11 hit in the UK, this 1976 album includes the Rainbow anthem "Stargazer".
|On a slightly different theme, the LP version of which Led Zeppelin album originally appeared in the shops wrapped in plain brown paper?|
In Through The Out Door. There were various versions of the actual sleeve depicting scenes from a bar, and the band didn`t want fans to know exactly which one they were purchasing! This 1979 release was the band`s last before the premature death of drummer John Bonham.
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