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14 times it accidentally looked like someone was about to drop the hottest album of the year

A great album cover is not an easy trick to pull off.

Of course, there are a host of occasions when people have seriously nailed it, but for every great record sleeve, there's another huge pile of terrible ones.

But sometimes, when the camera goes off, magic happens. Even if you're not making an album. And sometimes, even when you're not even human.

Read through for 14 occasions when man and beast have looked like they are just about to drop a seriously fire album onto the unsuspecting listening public.

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