The 5 best album covers with jeans
Since denim became a symbol of rebellion among youth in the mid-20th century, many bands and artists have used it as the star of their album covers. Bruce Springsteen, The Rolling Stones, Ramones... Today we take a tour of the most mythical album covers where the acclaimed jeans appear.
Like many of you, Bruce Springsteen 's 'Born in the USA' is the first album that comes to mind. Released in 1984 by Columbia Records, this album was recognized by the music press as one of Springsteen's best works. It managed to reach 15 million copies sold in the US and more than 30 million copies internationally, and was the best-selling album of 1985 in the United States.
The song that gives the album its name, 'Born in the USA', became one of the anthems of the time against the participation of the United States in the Vietnam War.
Another one of the best album covers with jeans is that of Sticky Fingers, by The Rolling Stones , released in 1971. Number 1 on Billboard's best-selling album charts, this album came to be considered one of the best material of Contemporary Music.
Its cover was designed by Andy Warhol himself and includes for the first time the Stones logo –made by John Pasche-.
Another of the albums that stands out is 'Ramones', the first album by the American band Ramones , released in 1976 and considered by music critics to be one of the most influential on punk and rock in general. Thus, this album ranks thirty-third on the list of The 500 Best Albums of All Time by Rolling Stone magazine.
The cover of this first Ramones album greatly influenced the design of subsequent album covers and many photos of the band.
Among the best album covers with jeans, is that of 'Blah-Blah-Blah' by Iggy Pop , from 1986, the artist's first single to reach the Top Ten in the UK. The album's only single, 'Real Wild Child', peaked at number 27 on Billboard's Mainstream Rock chart.
Finally, the Deep Purple compilation 'Mark I & II', from 1973, stands out, a double LP containing material from the band published between 1968 and 1973.
Tell us, what other covers would you include in this selection?