While some memories of the ‘80s and ‘90s are fond (John Cusack and Saved by the Bell), there were horrifying events taking place in the form of “The Final Countdown,” Kenny Loggins and the resounding love for Word Art.
We’ve compiled a gallery of our favorite design atrocities of the two decades in the form of album covers.
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The Cooper Family -I'm God's Child 1980 Step aside all other awkward family photos, we've got a winner.
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Culture Club - Colour by Numbers 1983 A hopscotch game in a junkyard gone wrong.
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Blue Angel - Blue Angel 1980 Attempt at minimalist collage or a pre-photoshop attempt at making band members look like they're flying?
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Kate Bush - Kate Bush EP 1983 Kate Bush is being teleported in slow motion back to her home planet, starting with her hair.
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Astra - Asia_IV 1985 Daft Punk's reject younger sister left on a distant planet during a family vacation?
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Van Halen - 5150 1986 We feel simultaniously awestruck and...uncomfortable about this album cover
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The Cranberries - Bury the Hatchet 1999 Nothing screams '90s rock like a giant eyeball watching someone do their business.
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2 Live Crew - As Nasty As They Wanna Be 1989 We feel for the people who happened to stumble by while this was being taken.
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Scorpions - Blackout 1982 Ironic because we actually blacked out when we saw this one.
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Millie Jackson - Back to the S--t 1989 This was not only an idea that someone had, but this was apparently the best idea that someone had.