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      • Sea Side Shuffle - Terry Dactyl And The Dinosaurs
        31/08/14
        Although August may almost be over, the summer sun is still shining. And when the summer sun is shining, what better to do than shuffle, at the sea side. That is, as it goes, what Terry Dactyl And The Dinosaurs sang about back in the 1970s, when the sun was known to also shine. Sea Side Shuffle i

      • Lifted - Naughty Boy Starring Emeli Sandé
        30/08/14
        Whilst we're talking about being Lifted as we so definitely were, here's another song with the same name. This time though, the song is by Naughty Boy Starring Emeli Sandé and comes hot on the hooves of the hot 100. You're right, we should stop trying to be DJs and focus on the fac

      • Lifted - Lighthouse Family
        29/08/14
        Lifted, we should be lifted, we could be lifted, they could be lifted, we all should be lifted... and so this somewhat repetitive song by the Lighthouse Family goes on. And on. And did we mention that it is repepitititive, and goes on about being lifted? And does the cover reflect this? Not origi

      • Sowing The Seeds Of Love - Tears For Fears
        28/08/14
        Sowing The Seeds Of Love was a 1989 hit for British be-moaners Tears For Fears. The lilting melancholy dirge is about planting seeds and growing a hippiesque sunflower, the whole thing being reminiscent of a 1960s pot party. The cover alludes to all this hippy-infused nonsense with its girl and its

      • Show Me Love (America) - The Wanted
        27/08/14
        Show Me Love America. How do we do that? According to The Wanted, we do it by standing around in black and white. That doesn't sound either very loving or very American as far as we can see. What does sound like someone showing America some love would be a hot babe with an American flag. A

      • Roses Are Red - Mac Band Featuring The McCampbell Brothers
        26/08/14
        Where roses are concerned, red is a good color (not the blue, green and yellow kind that Ms Anderson prefers. The Mac Band Featuring The McCampbell Brothers seemed very aware of this fact in their 1988 one hit wonder song Roses Are Red. Sadly what they weren't aware of is that to sell songs,

      • Rose Garden - Lynn Anderson
        25/08/14
        I beg your pardon? I never promised you a Rose Garden! Or at least Lynn Anderson claims that she didn't. A crocheted blouse, yes. An odd yellow, green and blue color scheme, yes. But a rose garden, definitely not. Well if Ms Anderson won't give you one, we at AllBum.Art will give you

      • Ever So Lonely - Monsoon
        24/08/14
        Ever So Lonely is what Monsoon were in 1982. Maybe they weren't trying hard enough to encourage other people to join them. Maybe their performances were so bad that they were left on-stage all alone as the audience walked off. What they needed was some gimmick to get people to join them, the

      • I Saw Her Standing There - The Beatles
        23/08/14
        Another remix for those British boys The Beatles. This time for their 1963 song I Saw Her Standing There. On the original cover we see the fab four but where is her, the her that should be standing there? Thankfully the remix of the cover identifies her. Her is standing there, and her is, it wou

      • What Would You Do - City High
        22/08/14
        What Would You Do? That is the question being posed by City High. But in order to be able to answer that question, it is necessary that we understand the situation we find ourselves in. The original cover gives nothing with which to work. The remix paints a very different picture. We find oursel

      • Dancing Queen - ABBA
        21/08/14
        Another remix for those Swedish songsters ABBA. This time it's the turn of that cheesy party classic, Dancing Queen. See that girl, watch that scene. But the only scene on the original cover of the single is one of the band members. Now whilst this might qualify for a silver star, only gold

      • Take Me Home (A Girl Like Me) - Sophie Ellis-Bextor
        20/08/14
        Whilst we in a vehicular mood, here's a remix for Take Me Home (A Girl Like Me) by Sophie Ellis-Bextor. The original cover has a nice picture of Ms Ellis-Bextor, but gives no indication of why we might want to take her home. The remix shows a girl who definitely should be taken home. Either

      • Leaving On A Jet Plane - Peter, Paul And Mary
        19/08/14
        This is turning into a bit of a transport-related week of single cover remixes here at AllBum.Art. We have now found Amarillo and are going to get there by Leaving On A Jet Plane. And we are being joined by Peter, Paul & Mary. But who is going to serve us a few tequilas? We need an air-hoste

      • Do You Know The Way To San Jose - Dionne Warwick
        18/08/14
        It seems that Tony Christie isn't the only one who is having problems trying to find their way around the country. Dionne Warwick seems equally lost as she asks Do You Know The Way To San Jose? Actually, we don't know either but we figured that a naked hitch-hiker (other than her rucksac

      • (Is This The Way To) Amarillo - Tony Christie
        17/08/14
        Is This The Way To Amarillo? Is that the way to Amarillo? What is the way to Amarillo? Tony Christie doesn't seem to know and although the original cover of the single shows Mr Christie doing his best to shout the question at the top of his voice, he clearly isn't getting an answer, or

      • Look Right Through - Storm Queen
        16/08/14
        Look Right Through by Storm Queen has a cover for its single that you could easily miss, look right through it if you will. A cover that is so lackluster that it might as well not be there. The remix is more striking, showing, as it does, a queen (well a princess anyhow) who is amidst a storm, as it

      • Bitter Sweet Symphony - The Verve
        15/08/14
        Who could forget? Who could remember? Who could remember to forget? Who could forget to remember? It has to be said. It does, you know. The original cover for Bitter Sweet Symphony by The Verve is boring beyond belief. Thank goodness for AllBum.Art and our superb remix of this classic song.

      • Bang Bang - will.i.am
        14/08/14
        Hmm... Bang, Bang. Hmm... will.i.am. Now what would you expect to see on the cover of a song with bang in the title? A gun maybe? Well OK, there is a silhouette of a gun on the original cover. But an R&B track requires more than just that, it requires a hot babe. So enter the remix, replete

      • Cars And Girls - Prefab Sprout
        13/08/14
        Presumably with a band called Prefab Sprout, the cover of any of their songs does not need to make any sense either. But the cover of Cars And Girls shows a matchstick playing a guitar. No sense at all. What would make sense would be something to do with cars, and perhaps something to do with gir

      • One Step Further - Bardo
        12/08/14
        One Step Further was apparently the 1982 United Kingdom entry for the Eurovision Song Contest. This remix of the Bardo song cover was sent in by Andy Hill of Weston-Super-Mare, England. He says:I always had a thing at school for the singer, Sally Ann Triplett but she is getting on now so I figured

      • Mama Told Me Not To Come - Tom Jones And Stereophonics
        11/08/14
        Mama Told Me Not To Come. That is what Tom Jones And Stereophonics tell us. But why is it that Mama was so vehemently against us going along? The remix of the cover of the single tells the story. It's Mama herself. She is clearly planning something that she didn't want you to see. Ex

      • So You Win Again - Hot Chocolate
        10/08/14
        So You Win Again, eh? That is what Hot Chocolate tell us. But they give no indication of who has won, why they have won, what it is that they have won, or, especially, why they should be so successful to win more than once. Thankfully the remix of the cover artwork makes this perfectly clear. It

      • Modern Girl - Sheena Easton
        09/08/14
        Modern Girl by Sheena Easton is one of those songs that misses the point completely. Whilst the picture of Ms Easton that graces the original cover may have been futuristic to those who prepared the artwork way back in 1980, it certainly isn't futuristic today. So instead of the heavily made-

      • In The Year 2525 - Zager And Evans
        08/08/14
        What do you expect the world to look like In The Year 2525? Well according to Zager And Evans, it looks like a swirly lava-lamp which is what the makers of Star Trek often used to think the future would look like as well. Maybe in 1969 lava-lamps were seen as the future. But in the 2010s, the fut

      • Sadnecessary - Milky Chance
        07/08/14
        Sadnecessary - surely there is a space missing. And the cover of this Milky Chance album is also missing something. Any sign of any milk; anything sad; or anything necessary. Good job that we here at AllBum.Art are here to provide you with our poor quality, low-brow remixes. In the remix we see

      • Happy - Pharrell Williams
        06/08/14
        If you're Happy and you know it then clap along with Pharrell Williams to this uber-annoying song with little or no artistic fladulation. On the original cover we see Mr Williams though he is not looking particularly happy as he appears to be either doing an impression of an aeroplane, or balan

      • Keep On Running - The Spencer Davis Group
        05/08/14
        You know what? The original cover to Keep On Running by The Spencer Davis Group scores full marks on the AllBum.Art score sheet. It features the band and illustrates the title of the song, as they are running. So from that point of view there's almost no reason to provide a remix. Except t

      • On The Ropes - The Wonder Stuff
        04/08/14
        On The Ropes was a single by The Wonder Stuff. That much is obvious. But what would you expect to see on the cover of their single? Maybe a picture of the band? Wrong, try again. What about someone in a boxing ring? We see where you're going there but no, wrong? The answer is simple, a y

      • Street Life - The Crusaders
        03/08/14
        Never heard of The Crusaders? Nor had we so we did some research and found out that they were christian soldiers who roamed Europe in the middle ages. Odd then, that they should have a hit in 1979 with Street Life. Oh, we just realized there is a second entry on Wikipedia for The Crusaders and th

      • Empty Rooms - Gary Moore
        02/08/14
        Here we are again with another remix for Mr Gary Moore. This time it's his solo single, which is less rock and less roll, but more drone and more drole - Empty Rooms. But wouldn't you believe it, the room is not empty. How do we know this? Because a second photo, taken just after the o

      • Out In The Fields - Gary Moore And Phil Lynott
        01/08/14
        Time for a bit of heavy metal as August is here. What's the connection - why none at all, we just fancied a bit of hard rock. Here we see Gary Moore And Phil Lynott posing on the front of their single Out In The Fields. But where are the fields, and who is out there? From their outfits, 18t

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