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CD artwork concepts: EGGS

There are so many creative CD artwork concepts so it is no surprise that we find albums with eggs artwork. I do not like eggs very much. I don’t like them boiled, I don’t like them fried, I don’t like them with my soup, I don’t like them mixed with my drink but I do love making art out of eggs- painting easter eggs, cracking eggshells and using it as canvas.

Check out these eggy weggy album covers. I cannot believe there are lots!

Cosmic Egg – Wolfmother

Stare closely at an egg for 5 minutes and they start to look like they’re creepy objects from outer space. It does remind me of aliens and the Coneheads. Wooooo. Pretty cool concept.

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‘It’s Blitz!’-Yeah Yeah Yeahs

This album cover has a lot of haters but I personally love it. Maybe because I recognize how difficult it is to crush an egg- and to crush it in such a way that it would produce this kind of splash/squirt.

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Eulenspygel 2

Probably the worst one in the list. Are they trying to be profound? Seriously! with an egg?

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Double Egg With Chips And Beans- Antique Seeking Nuns

They forgot coffee! The title of their album should have been “Double Egg with Chip and Beans and Coffee and Fork, and Knife”

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Pickled Eggs & Sherbet- The All Seeing

Ahhh lovely. I like this! I love how they put life to these eggs by sketching them with grumpy faces. Poor stupid eggs just want to get out of the salty water.

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Best of Brahms- Johannes Brahms

I wonder what they’re trying to say with this artwork. The use of pan-fried bacon and eggs as the choice of a cover photograph for the “Best of Brahms” is a mystery to me. I guess they basically want to say WTF.

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Egg- The Civil Service

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Eggs- Oh No Ono

This was nominated in the 53rd Grammy’s for Best Record Packaging. Although it did not win, I still think it has the cleverest design.

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We here at Unified are obsessed with beautiful CD packaging. We’ve been making creative releases since 2008 and lovely packaging has become an obsession of ours. We even have a Pinterest page dedicated to all things media packaging. If you want to make a really badass album with cool CD packaging, get a quote or shoot us an email.

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James Hill is a veteran of the music industry. He first worked at Warner Reprise Records then later joined Interscope/ Geffen Records where he managed producers and songwriters and got his first platinum record for Keyshia Cole’s The Way It Is. He is now helping indie artists with branding and manufacturing through his company Unified Manufacturing, a CD/DVD/vinyl and merch company in LA.

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