Sunday, March 18, 2007

Judge the album cover

It's supergroup week here at my blog and even though Asia are more AOR than hard rock I am going to throw out two of their covers for judging.

First is the self-titled debut from 1982.

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Next is Alpha from 1983.
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So what do you think of them? Do you like them, don't or are they just alright?


Blogger dschalek said...

Good album covers. I also liked Yes' early album covers, as well.

6:37 AM  
Blogger Allyson said...

I prefer the second cover (I like the eyes). Asia had some good tunes back in the day.

7:16 AM  
Blogger David Amulet said...

LOVE THEM. Roger Dean is one of the best cover artists ever. Alpha is particularly vivid.

-- david

8:48 AM  
Blogger aXe mAn said...

I also like both of them.
But, i am a little partial to the 1st one!
But they both are cool.

9:09 AM  
Blogger bonjourtristesse said...

I like 'em both, but I always for some reason consider "Tshirt Adaptation Awesomeness". I think the Alpha would look more striking on a 3/4 sleeve! Great blog, Metal Mark!

10:50 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm a big fan of Roger Dean's work. Great covers. I like the stuff that he did for Yes.

12:49 PM  
Blogger Jeff said...

While I love the members of Asia I can't say that I love Asia's music but their album covers are phenomenal. I don't think any band had better album covers than Asia...

7:42 PM  
Blogger Metal Mark said...

I like both covers, but probably the second one a little more. Being a sci-fi fan I like the futuristic buildings.

4:09 AM  
Blogger DPTH International said...

I'd have to say that I like both equally. That look is cool and very stylized. I've always liked
the Yes covers so these are no surprise.

9:55 AM  
Blogger BeckEye said...

I always loved that first Asia cover. So cool. Not better than Kansas' Point of No Return though! I was fascinated by that cover when I was a kid.

3:49 PM  
Blogger :P fuzzbox said...

I liked the self debut better but they are both awesome in my opinion.

3:27 PM  
Blogger Ray Van Horn, Jr. said...

I've always loved them both.

8:55 PM  
Blogger Holy Diver said...

They're both good covers. Put a dragon there and it could be a Blind Guardian album.

3:57 PM  

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