Thursday, July 19, 2007

Judge the album cover

This week it's the 1988 self titled debut from LA Guns.
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**So do you like it, don't like it or is it just alright?

14 Comments:

Blogger bob_vinyl said...

It's a poor man's GnR cover which is appropriate for LA Guns. I didn't mind them, but in reality they weren't much better than this cover.

10:03 PM  
Blogger David Amulet said...

Solid. It's nothing great, but it's simple and easy, just like the music. Good call, Bob.

-- david

3:05 AM  
Blogger Metal Mark said...

I like it enough. The color scheme really helps it. LA Guns were initially helped by the G-n-R connection, but they always lived in the shadows of it too. The fact that they have had over thirty band members and currently have two versions of the band only helps to make them look like a joke.

4:16 AM  
Blogger Mike said...

Simple, but clever at the same time. It works for me.

5:57 AM  
Blogger Hard Rock Hideout said...

It is eyecatching. A very clean design. I like it.


I just picked up a copy of this on CD again recently.

8:46 AM  
Blogger RockDog said...

I really liked the raw grittiness of this album. Sex Action...Electric Gypsy...Bitch is Back...cool tunes!

9:07 AM  
Blogger aXe mAn said...

I love it! Very cool...

10:57 AM  
Blogger BeckEye said...

Eh. Boring.

11:46 AM  
Anonymous Ray Gillen, RIP said...

I always liked this cover. Cool, simple, captures the era. At least it is not some cheesy group shot that instantly dates the album, ala Dokken's "Under Lock and Key."

12:15 PM  
Blogger Metal Mark said...

ray-You are right about that Dokken cover. I hope someone burned those outfits.

12:20 PM  
Blogger captain corky said...

The guns could use some work. To me they are the make or break of this album cover and they don't quite measure up.

12:23 PM  
Anonymous Ray Gillen, RIP said...

Metal Mark - I assume that Dokken returned them to the Liberace museum. I actually like 80's Dokken, but that cover practically ruins the music.

2:23 PM  
Blogger Andre du Plessis said...

It is corny, I don't like it.

1:36 AM  
Blogger Ray Van Horn, Jr. said...

in the grand perspective, it's mediocre, but I like L.A. and Hollywood in the distance between the barrels of the pistols, which makes its statement loud and clear

12:57 PM  

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