Random album covers


Last week, I came across a meme that I found instantly compelling. It's called something like "Random album covers", and the concept is simple enough:

1 - Go to Wikipedia. Hit "random" or click http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Random The first random Wikipedia article you get is the name of your band.

2 - Go to Quotations Page and select "random quotations" or click http://www.quotationspage.com/random.php3 The last four or five words of the very last quote on the page is the title of your first album.

3 - Go to Flickr and click on "explore the last seven days" or click http://www.flickr.com/explore/interesting/7days Third picture, no matter what it is, will be your album cover.

4 - Use Photoshop or similar to put it all together.

That way, I created seven album covers during the past week.

I am now going to take this concept one step further:


Above you can see the seven album covers.

I am offering to compose and record one song that would be on one of these imaginary albums if they existed. Cast your vote in the poll below to determine for which album I should record a song. You can click on each song title to view the album picture in greater detail.

Random Album Covers
  For which of these imaginary albums should I compose and record a song?

Loxa - "The Ill-Fated Creature Is Born"
Pavilosta - "Mere Excess of Comfort"
WCIT (AM) - "The Success of Others"
Kemira GrowHow - "A Thousand Things Well"
Flaunt It - "Follow Your Heart"
Last Holiday - "Find Your Liberty"
Coe - "The Ones Who Do"

I will collect votes until Saturday; please allow 2-3 weeks until the song is finished.


Sounds like a stupid idea, but most of the Album Covers are really compelling. Does that say something about music industry?

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