Sunday, February 11, 2007

Judge the album cover

Today's offering is Y and T's 1983 album Mean Streak.
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So do you like it, don't like it or think it's just alright?


Anonymous Dennis said...

Kinda got an Asia thing going on, it's just ok

5:28 AM  
Blogger Ray Van Horn, Jr. said...

For that time in the 80s, hell yeah

5:53 AM  
Blogger David Amulet said...

Just OK. A bit amateurish--they could have spent a few more bucks on a better artist and made it much better.

-- david

10:38 AM  
Blogger Aunt Jackie said...

Well it's definitely 80's Metal "Hell Yeah!" Some of them were pretty cheesy looking though.

"Ok" for me on this particular design.

6:56 PM  
Blogger Metal Mark said...

I like the band logo, but the picture is a little too busy and a little dated. Just alright I would say.

7:11 PM  
Blogger John Mutford said...

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7:58 PM  
Blogger John Mutford said...

The picture is fine! The font I'm not so sure. Not having heard of Y & T before, I was seeing "Y8TE" and reading it as Yatey. The "mean streak" just looks like snot.

8:02 PM  
Anonymous Hard Rock Hideout said...

Something about this cover reminds me of a Judas Priest cover from Screaming for Vengeance. Maybe it is the bright color scheme.

Back in the day when this disc was released, albums were still around. You wanted a cover to pop, and that one would certainly grab your attention.

By today's standards, it is kind of cheesy, but I still like it. :)

10:33 PM  
Blogger Andre du Plessis said...

Catches ones eye but it does look too busy...

11:34 PM  
Blogger etain_lavena said...

I like it, metal snake....whoohoo

2:07 AM  
Blogger RockDog said...

For the time period, I think it is a decent cover. I really like the colors, but agree with David and it is a little amateurish.

7:27 AM  
Blogger DPTH International said...

It's not bad. I like the band logo too, but the snake is dated and kinda cliche.

9:46 AM  
Blogger On My Watch said...

the general idea was good. definitely looks early 80s, but it was the early 80s, so yeah - i like it.

12:58 PM  
Anonymous Rhodeislandrock said...

I like the cover and the logo. It was '83 so every band had to have a distinct logo. I like the snake better than the Black Tiger cover from '82.

I agree that it looks a bit Priest-ish in a Screaming For Vengeance/Defenders of the Faith way but more shiny.

10:39 PM  

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