From the weirdest to the coolest, what’s the best album cover? In an attempt to find the best album cover of all time, we’ve compiled a list of the top 20 – check it out here.

Whether there’s hidden Easter eggs, a controversial political point being made, crazy fonts, stylish design decisions, famous art features, or just a really well-positioned band photo, the best album cover arts catch the eye and make you think.

Scroll on for a collection of what we consider to be the coolest album art. And once you’re suitably inspired, head here for tips on how to design your own album artwork! 

Nicki Minaj – The Pinkprint

Nicki Minaj Pinkprint

Joanna Newsom – Have One On Me

Rage Against the Machine – Rage Against the Machine

The Beatles – Abbey Road

The Beach Boys – Pet Sounds

Pink Floyd – Dark Side of the Moon

Miles Davis – Bitches Brew

Fleetwood Mac – Rumours

The Clash – London Calling

Kanye West – Graduation

Patti Smith – Horses

Patti Smith - Horses

Grace Jones – Island Life

Sex Pistols – Never Mind The Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols

Janet Jackson – Rhythm Nation 1814

Janet Jackson - Rhythm Nation

Blur – Best of

Blur: Best of album

Lizzo – Cuz I Love You

Run the Jewels – Run the Jewels 3

Neil Young – On The Beach

Meat Loaf – Bat Out Of Hell

Meat Loaf Bat out of Hell

Nirvana – Nevermind

Nirvana - Nevermind album cover

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