Then and Now: 'Album Covers By Kids'

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"Album Covers by Kids" is, well, exactly what it says on the tin. Curious? Have a look after the jump!

The Beatles – With the Beatles (by Tim). Original cover photo via The Beatles

We’ve already seen more experienced artists give popular covers their own twist – may it be vintage to modern and vice versa, replacing the people on the photos with superheroes, or Lego-fied versions among many others – and while these are definitely interesting, we think these hand-drawn reinterpretations by kids are worthy of our attention, too! “Album Covers by Kids” is a Tumblr-hosted blog which collates “classic album covers reinterpreted by the artistic talents of kids” using the usual art materials such as paper and colored pens and crayons. They may not be faithful recreations, but you’d have to agree that these drawings are equal parts adorable and amusing! Most of these kids probably hadn’t even been born yet when most of these albums were released!

The Velvet Underground & Nico – The Velvet Underground & Nico (by Tim). Original cover photo via Ptichfork
Metallica – Load (by Tim). Original cover photo via Coveralia
Fleetwood Mac – Penguin (by Tim). Original photo via Blogspot
Blues Traveler – Four (by Tim). Original cover photo via Myspace
Pet Shop Boys – Actually (by Samantha). Original cover photo via Weekly Trash
Pink Floyd – The Dark Side of the Moon (by Tim). Original cover photo via Blogspot
Eagles – Hotel California (by Tim). Original cover photo via Wordpress
Talking Heads – Speaking in Tongues (by Samantha). Original cover photo via Wikipedia
The Who – Tommy (by Tim). Original cover photo via Wordpress

All information in this article were sourced from Album Covers by Kids via Complex.

written by chooolss on 2014-06-12 in #lifestyle #album-covers #then-and-now #music #album-covers-by-kids

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  1. clownshoes
    clownshoes ·

    Ha! Cute stuff.

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