I love REM’s latest but . . .

Accelerate sounds great but features the worst CD cover art (above) since Robert Plant released Fate of Nations:

And just about as bad as the hideous cover of the otherwise excellent A Bigger Bang by the Rolling Stones:

Why hide one of the most visible and highly recognizable bands in the world behind a blinding flash? (I’m sure Mick Jagger will reply to this post with an insightful reply.) And don’t you think the industry vets would have mastered this CD cover art thing by now?

What are your favorite bad CD/album covers from a major artist?

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