Today it is the turn of The Vaccines to be remixed. Their original single front cover artwork for Radio Bikini is very red, and shows the band members resting on and around a chair with various thing such as a bottle, a drink and a paper in their hands. The remix is also red, but shows a babe wearing headphones standing in front of a mixing desk in a bikini. If she is on the radio, this makes complete sense. If not, does it really matter? Crown!
Is there any kind of single artwork that is less interesting than a black cover with just the name of the song and artists listed in white. That is what Mary J Blige Featuring Diddy & Lil Wayne managed to achieve on the cover of Someone To Love Me (Naked). On the remix is a babe who is taking flowers to someone she loves, and she is doing so naked. That is far more appropriate than the original black and white effort. Daisy!
Why would a Small Town Girl be carrying a ray gun? That is the mystery that surrounds the original single front cover artwork of this song by Good Shoes. The remix does not help answer this question, but instead shows a girl from a small looking town, who is wearing a pair of good shoes. That's about all that can be said for this otherwise yellow and uninteresting original cover and remix. Weeds!
We think we know where Candyman was going with his song Knockin' Boots. At least according to the original single front cover, the kind of boots he had in mind are quite clear. Thigh-high, PVC with a stiletto heel. The remix does little other than to zoom out from the original artwork to see what else the babe in the boots is wearing, and would you know it, the answer is nothing at all. Just the Knockin' Boots. Now it becomes clear how they got their title. Bang!
Shania Twain sings about Shoes. The original single cover artwork shows Ms Twain but no sign of any shoes. As this song is on the Desperate Housewives Soundtrack album (a remix for another day...) we can guess what kind of shoes she is singing about. On the remix is a babe wearing the kind of desperate housewife shoes that the song is most likely about. Mirror!
The Crack are, apparently, In Search Of The Crack. Finding themselves is it now then? Well anyway, the original album cover artwork shows a drawing of the band members standing by the doorway of a place called the Ill Eagle, in which a showgirl is standing. Is that the crack that they are seeking? On the remix, two babes are searching for each other's cracks, though given how much fuzz is covering up their cracks, they may have a bit of a job on their (or in their) hands. Craic!
Oh, now, come on. Surely Dethkorpz could have really gone to town with the original album cover artwork for Metal Tit. The freakin' album is called Metal Tit, for tit's sake. Instead they show a 7-year old's drawing of a tank with bowling balls for wheels. On the remix there is a babe who is showing us how she squeezes her tit and is wearing a metal bikini. It's not perfect but it's a hell of a lot closer than the original offering and at least has some metal close to a tit. Tank!
So the original cover artwork for Stilettos by Oli Outside Featuring Jackie Platinum does, indeed, show what appears to be a babe in a long coat wearing boots with stiletto heels, so in that sense the title of the song has been illustrated. But the picture is rather blurred, almost drunken in its outlook. On the remix are two babes, both wearing naught but their stilettos, one pink, one purple (the stilettos that is, not the babes). Less fuzz, more clarity. Paint!
Interesting, in an uninteresting kind of way, isn't it? When Steve Allen Presents Sandy Warner, and calls the album Fair And Warner, what wasn't it thinking about, about thinking fairly about the word fair. Is 'fair', as the original album front cover artwork suggests, just a babe in high heels on a chair? Is the remix any fairer, given there is still a babe, a chair, and some high heels, but now she is outdoors, and other than her espadrilles, she is fairly nude. The fairer sex maybe? Erk!
Where do we begin when starting with the original album cover for Let Me Touch Him by The Ministers Quartet? On the positive side, there are four band members so that makes them a quartet. And it's possible that they are ministers, but other than their boring choice of attire, that's not obvious. But who are they wanting to touch? On the remix we find four mature babes (so a quartet) who all seem to be jostling to touch the guy in the photo. Two of them have him in their hands and two don't, at least not when the photo was taken. Will he touch them, that is a good question. Would you?
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