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And the Grammy Award for most unfortunate album cover art goes to... The Coup!
September 12, 2001 8:51 PM   Subscribe

And the Grammy Award for most unfortunate album cover art goes to... The Coup! (Thankfully this rap group has already announced that they will change the cover to this CD.)
posted by spilon (12 comments total)

 
anybody got a screenshot? I think they got overloaded....
posted by epersonae at 9:00 PM on September 12, 2001



Click for full-size image.
posted by waxpancake at 9:05 PM on September 12, 2001


It appears here too: http://polpo.org/coup-cover.jpg
posted by spilon at 9:12 PM on September 12, 2001


yipes. that is unfortunate. if I were them, I'd donate some of my proceeds to the red cross, hospitals, etc.
posted by epersonae at 9:15 PM on September 12, 2001


After yesterday's criminal show of eBay tastelessness, I frankly (and not a little bitterly) can't believe that hordes of people aren't over there taking full advantage of this...
posted by spinning jennie at 9:17 PM on September 12, 2001


The date on the last cover art on their site was from mid-July, so this group isn't capitalizing on it, it's just dumb luck they came up with that cover image.
posted by mathowie at 9:19 PM on September 12, 2001


Yahoo story says the album covers weren't even printed yet -- it wasn't due out until Nov 6th.
posted by smackfu at 9:20 PM on September 12, 2001


Oops - my bad. Thought it'd been released in July...
posted by spinning jennie at 9:22 PM on September 12, 2001


ahem:


posted by NortonDC at 9:30 PM on September 12, 2001


ewww... I remember thinking that it was a good cover when I first saw it about a month ago on 75Ark.com. Really puts a knot in my stomach. I guess this will generate publicity for them though (Boots is a great lyricist)...
posted by kidsplate at 9:35 PM on September 12, 2001


NortonDC: That was a long time ago, so no weird timing issue. Saw the movie on VH-1 over the weekend. Hair band nostalgia weekend. Why the "Ahem?"
posted by raysmj at 9:41 PM on September 12, 2001


because I'm too tired to dig up the amp chars to properly do a (cough).
posted by NortonDC at 9:46 PM on September 12, 2001


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