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PostPosted: Wed Feb 10, 2010 5:34 pm 
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What about them?

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 11, 2010 2:23 pm 
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Lumpy, thanks for the Balashov-link. I found a lot of answers for questions I had for years according to CP3. Reading this was like having a really good meal! 8)

you're welcome. 8)

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 29, 2011 11:54 pm 
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Definitely the original "We're Only in it for the Money" album cover, the one that was put together in the wrong order.


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 03, 2012 10:46 am 
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Either UM or BWS, I always thought those collages were very original. I think the UM mock-up which became the cover isstill in the basement of Gail's house.

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 04, 2012 12:37 am 
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I love Waka Jawaka.
A certain type of cartoon imagery that I love about it.

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I love the music, but I think the cover is only marginally better than Sleep Dirt, Orchestral Favorites or Studio Tan.

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I don't think FZ had any really unattractive album covers until after Tinseltown Rebellion, the final instalment in the first era of Schenkel.

When they appeared in the shops, I thought SUNPYG and YAWYI looked too glossy, too commercial/established. Now I quite like them.

The covers throughout the Eighties were a mixed bunch, with Broadway the Hard Way as the nadir, and the entire YCDTOSA concept an almost equally horrible waste of space.

FZ album covers picked up a good, consistent estehetic again in the Nineties, with Make A Jazz Noise Here, Playground Psychotics, Ahead of Their Time, The Yellow Shark and Civilization Phaze III.

I don't mind the design profile of the posthumous releases, and quite like the minimalism of FZ:OZ and Buffalo.

I even like the Bat Chain Puller cover, but then again I also love the designs of the Panter trilogy (also released by a different record company than the artist's preferred choice)... I deplore the lost opportunity of using Schenkel's Apes-Ma design for the cover of BCP, though. But am still hopeful for a possible vinyl release 8)

But wouldn't it be great if Gail could make amends and hire Gary Panter for some appropriate Zappa assignment?


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For some reason I allways fancied the German album sleeve

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I have always loved the Sgt Pepper cover for We're Only In It For the Money!


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I love the concept of these albums, individually and as a collective, and the covers and their relation to each other add to the sense of mystery and darkness that I feel the albums exude. Amazing!


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Not a lot to add here, just blethering and this stuff probably won't show up anyway, at least not until I've got ten posts. Right? If it does show up, for the record (if anyone's counting) I'm with the guy upthread who said BWS/Uncle Meat, anyway.


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I always liked the back cover for the I Don't Wanna Get Drafted single... It's tinged with nostalgia for me, since Schenkel's illustration was also used on the back of the spring 1980 tour book. Ah, memories...

Only a few days ago I realized that the slogan was from WWII, when I saw this Woody Woodpecker film with my little son--

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXHvmcHZ3v0

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This should have been a gatefold release - why wasn't it? Most of the others from that period were :?

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This should have been a gatefold release - why wasn't it? Most of the others from that period were :?

I think that's slime being mischievous with his photoshop program again... You can't tell when he's posting the truth 8)

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