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30 Banned Album Covers

The album cover: a canvas for great art and a thought-provoking visual message to accompany the music inside.

Or, perhaps, a place for another kind of provoking. Violence, shocking imagery and exposed flesh are all a good way of getting your cover banned: whether they did it for the art, or for the publicity, who knows - but here's 30 of the most famous banned album covers ever.

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