These vinyl sleeve artworks are like B movies…or your first kiss— they’re sloppy, they make you cringe and cry at just how bad they are. What were they thinking, right? But it’s exactly because of their ugliness that they’re impossible to ignore. In fact, you might even get to like some of them. Just check out these cringe-inducing vinyl sleeve artworks and they’ll follow you into your dreams:
Or, you know, maybe that’s what they told you because they don’t want to hang out.
Because why not?- Barry Gibb
He’s supposed to be the sun, right? Or Poseidon? Or one of the sail boats. Please give us more clues so we can sleep!
Boss: So many things going on here. Let’s go back to boardroom and rethink the concept.
Assistant: Woops, sorry boss. I already sent it to the printer.
Whew. Hell feels hotter with these two in it.
The satin sheets, the blood red roses, that irresistible charm. Dang! We are yours, Fabio.
Shudder Ten Years Later
From concept to execution, they all deserve praise for being so tacky they can crack anyone up. You’d be so lucky if you stumble upon these rare gems.
We here at Unified are obsessed with beautiful vinyl 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 vinyl packaging, get a quote or shoot us an email.
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.