The albums they should have picked...

Since posting the Royal Mails new album cover stamps yesterday we've been having a bit of a discussion about it, and a few of our readers have too. We reckon there are only 2, (maybe 3) covers that have a right to be in that set. So, we have selected a shortlist of 16 above that we reckon are far more iconic and culturally relevant than the selection below. Feel free to chip in with any others you think are worth a shout.

NB: We limited ourselves to 2 Beatles/2 Rolling Stones/2 Pink Floyd covers each. They could've made up the ten between them.

5 comments:

  1. this is Hardcore? Surley Diferent Class would be the Pulp album. although I like the idea of the queens head on some porn. And what about The Queen Is Dead!?

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  2. Way better selection, much more iconic. Think I would have added a Malcom Garrett, Buzzcocks one in there too.

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  3. Go2 has a great cover, but if you were picking an XTC album it wouldn't be that one, surely? It's worse than Mummer. Skylarking or Drums and Wires maybe?

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  4. Old ladies licking the back of Sticky Fingers...

    Ooooh, Beryl, have you had a lick of this?

    Oooohh, Enid, I feel the first creepings of moisture returning to my long dessicated fishpipe.

    Me too. Let's lick another one.

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  5. Lose the wall and that spiritualized album and replace them with Joy Division's Unknown Pleasures and The Velvet Underground's Andy Warhol and you might have a case.

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