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Favourite Album Cover

Which 3 Covers are your favorite

  • Offering

    Votes: 4 14.3%
  • Close To You

    Votes: 2 7.1%
  • Ticket To Ride

    Votes: 1 3.6%
  • Carpenters (US tan album)

    Votes: 3 10.7%
  • A Song For You

    Votes: 5 17.9%
  • Now & Then

    Votes: 5 17.9%
  • Horizon

    Votes: 19 67.9%
  • A Kind Of Hush

    Votes: 4 14.3%
  • Passage

    Votes: 5 17.9%
  • A Christmas Portrait

    Votes: 9 32.1%
  • Made In America

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Voice Of The Heart

    Votes: 2 7.1%
  • An Old Fashioned Christmas

    Votes: 2 7.1%
  • Lovelines

    Votes: 4 14.3%
  • As Time Goes By

    Votes: 10 35.7%

  • Total voters
    28

newvillefan

I Know My First Name Is Stephen
oops I accidentally posted before I finished adding all the albums. You were too quick ! :laugh:
Oh dear :laugh:

Oh well I stand by my original choice. That and their very last album, As Time Goes By. The most introspective cover, especially with Karen lying eyes closed and Richard seemingly giving a backward glance over the career they once had.
 

GaryAlan

Well-Known Member
Passage, my first favorite cover,
Lovelines, my second--so classy, the LP jacket is incredible,
A Song For You--yes !--love that original textured jacket....
 

Carpe diem

Well-Known Member
#1 Offering - Their youth, the sunflowers, the "groovy" clothes, Karen with her headband...

#2 Now & Then - Their house, Richard's red Pinto, err...FERRARI, Karen in the passenger seat, the way the photo spreads across the gatefold. I even like their portraits on the inside (I know a lot of people find them "goofy").

#3 Horizon - Was definitely not a "prom" photo and Karen is a knockout!

Honorable Mention - Passage
 

Toolman

Simple Man, Simple Dream
Horizon, Passage, As Time Goes By...no particular order. Same reasons as those given above.
The Carpenters' logo is outstanding. So was the Chicago logo, and I enjoyed seeing what the latter band did with theirs on their album covers. Carpenters were never quite so creative on the LPs that featured theirs, unfortunately.
 

jaredjohnfisher

Active Member
Horizon, Passage, As Time Goes By...no particular order. Same reasons as those given above.
The Carpenters' logo is outstanding. So was the Chicago logo, and I enjoyed seeing what the latter band did with theirs on their album covers. Carpenters were never quite so creative on the LPs that featured theirs, unfortunately.
I can appreciate what was done with the Chicago covers over the years but some (perhaps earlier ones) came off better than others. When it became a sky scraper and a chocolate bar, I found it a bit cliche. I tend to believe the restrained use of the Carpenters logo made for some longer-lasting, more timeless covers (Singles, Tan album, Song4U, even Passage with its reimagined logo).
 
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