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What makes a great album cover? Whatever it is, these records have got it. From The Beatles to Adele, take a look at the most iconic artwork ever...
The Beatles' Abbey Road album cover has become so famous that people come from all over the world to take their own version of the Fab Four's snap.
41 years after Aladdin Sane's release, people still go to parties with the lightning bolt face paint. Now that's iconic!
Because nothing quite says disco like LED floors, the Bee Gees and - most importantly - John Travolta dancing.
With tracks like One Way Or Another and Heart Of Glass, Parallel Lines was the album that brought Blondie mainstream success. Its front cover oozes cool.
Nightclubbing's album cover is instantly recognisable. Grace Jones has an otherworldliness too her, a detached cool that intrigued millions and - excuse the pun - helped her still grace t-shirts and posters today.
Is this the most 80s picture ever taken? Love it! It always reminds us of Chandler singing along to Endless Love in Friends, too.
White suit? Check. Gold writing? Check. Yes, this is Thriller, one of the best selling albums ever made. Just look at Michael Jackson here - he looks so assured of the music on the record.
It's MJ yet again! The Prince of Pop followed up 1982's Thriller with a harder sound and more edgy look. Who's bad?
From the purple suit and font to the motorbike and fog, everything about Purple Rain screams Prince.
Also back in 1987 with a more daring image was George Michael, who had replaced the colourful shirts he wore in Wham! with leather jackets for his first solo LP.
Along with bands like Oasis and Pulp, Blur helped define Britpop with iconic images celebrating Britishness in the early 90s.
Five letters. Five girls. World, meet Posh, Baby, Sporty, Ginger and Scary Spice.
Having left Take That, Robbie Williams announced himself as a solo star with the album cover for Life Thru A Lens. He was going it alone.
Britney's debut album was hugely anticipated - so it was refreshing to see such a low key album cover for ...Baby One More Time.
The red hair. The pink leotard. The album title. The pose. The album cover for Confessions On A Dancefloor was a statement from Madonna: she was still the Queen of Pop, and she's here to make you dance.
Back To Black's album cover neatly embodies the late, great Amy Winehouse's return to basics style.
Simply put, I Am... Sasha Fierce is the most iconic image of one of the most famous pop stars in the world.
Progress was the first Take That album to feature Robbie Williams since he left the band in 1995... And it did not disappoint. With a suitably memorable cover to boot, it took just 24 days for one million copies to be sold.
The album cover for Katy Perry's Teenage Dream perfectly encapsulates the singer's cartoon-y, colourful, sugar rush aesthetic.
Like the music inside, the album cover to Adele's all-conquering sophomore record is elegant, personal and stripped back. Adele didn't need an elaborate album cover - she let the music do the talking.