AVQ&A: Which of your favorite albums is hard for you to look at?
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This week’s question comes from reader Thomas Howarth:
What great albums do you love that have ugly album covers or covers that totally clash with the music contained within?
I’ve already written recently about the atrocious bubble-gum art that adorned the cover of Flop’s major label debut, so instead let’s turn to a much more famous act that also hasn’t learned how to make good album covers: Pearl Jam. The band has had a …