Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Billboard News : 20 Banned Album Covers (Part 1)

Billboard News : 20 Banned Album Covers
(Part 1)

20. Artist: Alice Cooper
Album: Love It to Death
Release Date: Jan. 12, 1971
On the cover of "Love It to Death," Alice Cooper jokingly stuck his thumb through the his pants' zipper, suggesting something else poking through. The joke was lost on censors, and Cooper's thumb was airbrushed out.

19. Artist: U2
Album: Achtung Baby
Release Date: Nov. 19, 1991
In the original version of the cover of "Achtung Baby," the collage included a naked picture of bassist Adam Clayton. Edited versions of the cover cover Clayton's genitals with a black X and a four-leaf clover.

18. Bow Wow Wow
See Jungle! ...
Release Date: Oct. 1981
Objections were raised to the cover for "See Jungle!" not only because singer Annabella Lwin appeared naked in the band's recreation of Manet's "Le déjeuner sur l'herbe" painting, but also because she was 15 years old at the

17. Artist: Roxy Music
Album: Country Life
Release Date: Nov. 15, 1974
Roxy Music spiced up the cover for 1974's "Country Life" by featuring two models wearing revealing lingerie on the cover. After many disapproved of the nudity, the album cover was changed to a pine bush, sans sexy

16. Artist: Jane's Addiction
Album: Ritual De Lo Habitual
Release Date: Aug. 21, 1990
The original cover, which was drawn by singer Perry Farrell, featured three naked clay figures. When the image was considered risqué, Farrell released a "clean" version - stark white with the First Amendment to remind

*Sorry if there are inappropriate picture or include some nudity thing, I just want to share the information about the banned album because the foolish thing like that (nudity, violence, and something like that).

Source from : Billboard.com

Part 2 : Soon!!!

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