What, precisely, is Craig David's Hidden Agenda? Is it, perhaps, his denim jacket? Is it, maybe, his goatee beard? Or is it, possibly, his silly winter hat? The original single cover artwork leaves you guessing. On the remix we are presented with a babe who we have to presume has a hidden agenda (otherwise she wouldn't be on the front cover of the single). What is her hidden agenda? That is for you to work out, though there isn't that much to work out as her agenda is not that well hidden. Revelation!
Danger, Danger Will Robinson. Oops, not not that one. Try Danger, Danger High Voltage, for that is what Electric Six are warning us about. The original single and album cover does this through the extensive use of the color orange, including a moody orange glitter-ball. The remixed artwork does this through placing a topless babe next to a danger sign at an electricity sub-station. Which has the highest danger factor is for you to decide. Tangerine!
Turn It Around, the instructions from 4 Strings are clear enough. The original single artwork though, is not so clear. What is 'it' that should be turned around, and why? The lead singer loping about on the cover gives no clues. On the remix a babe is climbing some stairs and to save her skirt getting caught around her knees, she is lifting it up and in the process, revealing her ass to those standing behind her. If she turned around, 'it' may be revealed. Staircase!
It is patently clear from the original single front cover artwork of Stoop Down Baby... Let Your Daddy See by Chick Willis With Blues, that the purpose of his asking the babe to stoop down is to try and get a glimpse of what is up her skirt. This kind of overt misogyny was rife in the 1970s. Today such things would not be acceptable and instead, on the remix, we find a babe who has stooped down very low so that someone can see. It may be her daddy, or it may be you. What you can see is that she has a big bubble butt. That's how we do things in the 21st century. Peach!
What were The Shadows thinking about when they put the artwork together for the front cover of their album Reflection? Oddly, it is an electric guitar whose facade has been distorted by the waves of what appears to be a swimming pool. But it's not a reflection, is it? It's a distortion. On the remix is a babe wearing little other than her lingerie, whose body is being reflected in a mirror. There's a reflection of her, not a distortion. But there's no shadow, so it's not a perfect solution. La La Land.
Let's go and join the Four Tops whilst they are Standing In The Shadows Of Love. More specifically standing against a white background is what you would do if you were using the original single front cover artwork as your guide. On the remix is a babe who is standing in the shadows at night and given that she is wearing stockings and high heels, it would be reasonable to assume that she has love on her mind. So, standing (correct) in the shadows (yes) of love (probably). Better!
A quick look at the search page of the AllBum.Art web-site will show that angels are one of the most searched for types of content. So here is another to add to the results. Today it is Heaven by Sarah Washington. The original single front cover artwork has a wrist-watch on it. Maybe that is heaven for some people, but for us it's definitely an angelic babe and that is what the remix unequivocally provides. Wings!
The question of the moment is Why Did You Do It? And the answer provided by Stretch on the original single front cover artwork is confusing in that there seems to be a yellow-faced man staring at a couple kissing. Maybe he is angry at what they are doing and would ask the question about why they did it when they stopped. On the remix is a babe taking off her panties outdoors. Perhaps she had a good reason for doing it, we may never find out. Mystery!
It is notable on the original single front cover artwork for Meet Me On The Corner by Lindisfarne the band are standing around on a street but the way the shot is taken, it is not at all obvious that they are on a street corner. Maybe the street corner is to the right of the shop they are leaning against, then again maybe not. On the remix we find a babe who is definitely more inviting and if you look carefully, you will see that just behind her is the corner of the street. This remix is the right angle. Get it?
A song called Bubblin' (with the missing 'g' at the end to make it sound more sexy) can easily be spoiled by a poor single cover. And the original artwork shows nothing more than the band members for the artist Blue. They aren't bubblin' in any way - with or without the 'g'. On the remix is a mature babe who is sitting in a bubblin(g) bath of some kind, or maybe a hot-tub. It is to be hoped that the bubbles are artificial and not a product of something she has eaten. Donald!