Rebel Sounds Album Artwork Mash-Up Answers

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This iconic UK release came out 23rd September 1991 and amazingly only made it to number 8 in the UK charts at the time,but has now been certified Platium.

The artwork was developed by artist Paul Cannell, and according to legend was inspired by a damp patch that the artist had seen on the ceiling of the Creation Records offices after ingesting LSD. 



One of the more obscure picks but this one, a big clue is that this bands name has a swear word in the title and they are the kings of electronic noise. When Danny Boyle directed the Olympic Ceremony in 2012 this bands music was a major part, This piece of artwork is taken from their debut album



Rock Band Formed in the UK in 1996, The album title was a corruption by the bands roadie, Mick Turner, of a description of racing bicycle gears and a 19th Century British Prime Minister. Managed to reach number 1 in Sweden and Finland despite only making it to number 5 in the UK



The 6th Studio Album of this icon, the Lighting Bolt signifies struggling to come to terms with his rising stardom and felt himself “crack” under the building pressures of a life of fame. The cover art, photographed by Brian Duffy, successfully conveyed this split brilliantly as the sharp, distinctive painted scar contrasted the soft, vulnerable tear



Possibly the most influential and famous artwork pieces of all time. Designed by Peter Saville… but the mysterious logo on the sleeve was taken from a book found by guitarist in Manchester Library, while on a lunch break



This album is often regarded as this artists magnum opus by fans and critics alike for its high-heeled author's willingness to examine his own life and engage the world around him like never before. On the Artwork there is no photo manipulation, no composites. It was all done old school. Every image you see exists on a piece of film, the colors are exactly how they appeared in life.


This Hip Hop group were all under 16 years old when this Album was recorded. The group originally wanted to title the album Don't Be a F****t, but Columbia Records refused to release the album under this title arguing that it was homophobic. 


This Group looked to create an album that could bring a unique sound to effectively provide therapy for the listener. The album would study feelings of melancholy and loneliness. The cover art for the album was a triumph due to its intense simplicity which draws the eye in an unexpected manner. The artist Mark Farrow was inspired by the words “music is medicine for the soul”. With this, Farrow set about designing the sleeve in a way that made the album appear like a medical product.



of course, the handiwork of Andy Warhol. He crafted the image and slapped it on the cover of his pet band's first record. Warhol served as the manager and patron saint of the now-iconic art-rock band



Lauded as a masterpiece ever since its release, in March 1973,their eighth album is easily one of the most influential records in rock roll history. The idea for the artwork itself was cunningly cobbled from a standard physics textbook. Graphic designers Storm Thorgerson and Aubrey Powell were approached to devise the artwork. Working from a brief that asked for something clean and elegant



This is an obvious band but this artwork throws a curveball as this piece is actually taken from the promotional campaign and inner sleeve rather than the front artwork introducing the "Modified Bear" logo, used later for marketing and merchandise. Here is a big clue, This experimental British Rock Band met in school and had a breakthrough record titled “Creep”. 



 This Pony is taken from this metal bands 3rd Studio Album released in June 2000 and their most successful. The Band used the iconic Pony as a statement to say “We are the white pony amongst all these other bands” referring to the Nu Metal scene at the time



This Candle is taken from the fifth studio album by this American alternative rock band released on October 18, 1988. The enduring front cover is a painting by esteemed visual artist Gerhard Richter, titled, Kerze (Candle). Richter went on to sell the 1983 painting for $16.6 million in 2011, a hefty sum for a classic piece. 



This was the final album this iconic Liverpool band recorded and it was issued on Friday 26th September 1969 with a genuinely iconic cover photo. Millions of people have made the pilgrimage to the crossing to have their photo taken and to pay their respects to the genius of the Fab Four and dozens of artists have parodied the sleeve, from The Simpsons to the Red Hot Chili Peppers.


This British Electronic Act came to fame with this debut album on XL recordings.This recorded has a comprehensive list of samples used in this album and the artwork itself was designed by Alex Garland who is also the director of Films Dredd and Ex Machina and wrote The Beach



This Manchester Bands most famous release and somehow this managed to loose money due to the sleeve costing 10p more than the album was selling for

The artwork is quite iconic and is known for its minimalist and unique design. Its distinct because it features a color code that indicates the different sections of the song. The artwork is designed to resemble a floppy disk, which was a common storage medium for computer data in the 1980s. The color code represents the different musical sections of "Blue Monday," making it easy for DJs to identify and mix the song in clubs



This is the debut album by the English post-punk band. It was released in September 1979 through EMI Records. The album’s cover artwork was designed by singer Jon King and guitarist Andy Gill, and shows the influence of the Situationist International, through its reinterpretation of an “Indian” shaking hands with a “cowboy” based on a still from one of the Winnetou films starring Lex Barker and Pierre Brice


This Band is known for its sophisticated and innovative musical arrangements, featuring a combination of orchestral instruments, unconventional sounds, and complex vocal harmonies. The album explored themes of love, introspection, and personal growth, going beyond the usual pop music subjects of the time. The Artwork Font used for both album title and the band name is Cooper Black designed by Oswald Bruce Cooper



This Border is taken from the second studio album by this English folk musician released in 1970. The album is highly regarded for its intricate arrangements, introspective lyrics, and unique fingerpicking guitar style. It features a blend of folk, jazz, and classical influences, creating a distinctive sound that sets it apart. Despite its musical brilliance this album didn't achieve commercial success until after the artist had past. His melancholic and introspective style didn't align with the musical trends of the time. After struggling with mental health issues, and his music often reflected his personal struggles.



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  1. Primal Scream - Screamadelica 2. Fuck buttons - Street horrising 3. Bowie - Aladin Sane 4. Cream - Disraeli Gears 5. Joy Division - unknown pleasures 6. Prince - sign of the Times 7. Beastie boys - Licensed to ill 8. Spiritualised - ladies and gentlemen we are floating in space 9. Velvet underground - andy warhol 10. Pink Floyd - dark side of the moon 11. Radiohead - kid a 12. Deftones - white pony 13. Sonic youth - daydream nation 14. Beatles - Abbey road 15. Prodigy - experience 16. New order - Blue Monday 17. Gang of four - entertainment 19. Beach Boys - pet sounds 20. Nick drake - bryter layter (border)