There are actually quite a few. Here's a look back at 19 album covers that pushed boundaries, had jaws on the floor and left little to the imagination. Selena is literally baring it all for her upcoming album which has her coming out of her "comfort zone" and talking about being her own person. Christina shed her teeny bopper image with her second album and introduced us to "Xtina," a leather chaps-wearing "Dirrty" girl who was a real "Fighter. The full image of this iconic photo appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone in with Janet's then husband covering her breasts.
It marked her fifth album and the point where she felt completley comfortable in her body, which is evident with her single and video for "That's The Way Love Goes.
Katy was the epitome of a teenage dream in with this album cover where she poses naked on a cotton candy cloud. Clearly she knew what she was doing with this album since it spawned five 1 singles. Ice T who, inwas going by the alias Iceberg, left little to the imagination as he and wife Coco stripped down in bed.
Not only did Mac Miller like to watch movies with the sound off, he apparently liked to watch them naked. Lil' Kim shed her top for her second album cover, which was shot by famed photographer David LaChapelle. Apparently the picture was supposed to be even racier, with Kim posing nude covered in Louis Vuitton logos, but TYKO - Could Have Been Stars (CD shot was used for the cover of Interview magazine.
Natasha Khan decided to bare all and carry her "haunted man" on her back for the cover as a way to shine a light on the industry's treatment of female artists. We got to know D'Angelo pretty well during this album cycle between the album cover and his super naked video for "Untitled How Does It Feel. With a strategically placed fur vest Bey looks nothing short of flawless on her album cover. I have closely followed his career since the early s and first met him during two nights of interviews at Denver's tiny club, Ebbets Field, in Between the early and late shows one night, he became fascinated by my recording of the first show, listened intently and asked me to mail a copy to his Woodstock home.
I've lost count of how many times I've seen him perform since, but I'd guess Album). Lamont says he has seen Andersen perform about 15 times and can TYKO - Could Have Been Stars (CD recall" the first time he discovered the songwriter's music. That best-of double album led me to start looking for any Eric Andersen albums I could find. Lamont's film shines a light on Andersen's Pennsylvania and western New York upbringing, his artistic development and life in San Francisco, Greenwich Village, Woodstock and Scandinavia, and his friendships with Phil Ochs and other artists.
It also explores his family life, including his relationship with his first wife, Debbie Green, a talented folk musician, and his current wife Inge Andersen, a social scientist and singer who has released one solo album. Aside from the depth and beauty of many of Andersen's songs, probably the most compelling aspects of the documentary, though, Album), are two unfortunate events that may have derailed his path to mass stardom.
The Beatles' famed manager, Brian Album), died of a drug overdose insoon after becoming Andersen's manager. And, after Andersen received critical acclaim for his masterpiece album, Blue Riverwhich featured Joni Mitchell, 40 master recording tapes for a highly anticipated followup album, Stagesmysteriously disappeared at Columbia Records.
Epstein's death and the loss of the tapes for Stages were turning points in Andersen's career, Lamont says. The tapes for Stages were found years later, and the album was released as Stages: The Lost Album in Lamont's favorite Andersen album, though, is 's Ghosts Upon the Road.
First, in the early '80s while Eric was in Norway, he put some albums out that had limited release in the U. The minute title track is a haunting spoken-word performance and not a traditional song. The album is also punctuated by his life in Europe. When I ask Lamont his favorite Andersen song, he coincidentally picks the one that first turned me on fully to Eric's music. Consider the first two verses of "Violets of Dawn.
Andersen may be the ultimate songwriter for expressing romanticism and sensitivity, while his songs avoid sappiness and remain powerful and poignant.
He can be quite sensitive off stage, too. Emotional Cripple. Andersen's concerts have always worked best when they are intimate affairs, usually in small clubs or small outdoor settings.
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