Eyes

Why are they staring at you? I don’t know … Eyes are a strange phenomenon on record sleeves. You look right in the eye of a stranger, but why? It’s a mystery. Two eyes is a quite ordinary thing, but one eye on a sleeve is a little bit weird. Let’s have a look at more than hundred sleeves with a single eye!

eye-11

Philharmonia Orchestra – Tchaikovsky’s Pathetique (RCA Victor LBC-1002) 195.

eye-15

Si Zentner & His Orchestra – The Swinging Eye!!!!!!!! (Liberty LST-7166) 1960

4f9ea505d65e96bf338758d4d0ced4d1

Alan Dean – Sings Music To Bawl By (Panama ALP-1014) 195.

eye

George Bizet’s Carmen, Arias And Duets by Conchita Supervia (Decca DL-9522) 195.

 

eye-pic-3

awvmo-208

Chris Connor – Witchcraft (Atlantic 8032) 1959

img_3482

The Grace Gospel Singers – Gospel Songs (Ultraphonic 50338) 196.

eye-4

Al Caiola – Sounds For Spies And Private Eyes (United Artists UAL-3435) 1965

eye-35

The 13th Floor Elevators – The Psychedelic Sounds Of … (International Artist IA-LP-1) 1966

third-eye-1

The third eye

crumb

Robert Crumb’s third eye …

eye-47

The Incredible Stringband – The 5000 Spirits And The Layers Of The Onion (Elektra EKS-7257) 1967

3121681093_0ca943f8db_b

Cream – Disraeli Gears (Polydor 184105) 1967 (back cover)

eye-2

The Mesmerizing Eye – A Musical Light Show (Smash MGS-27090) 1967

eye-poster-4

eye-13

The Freak Scene – Psychedelic Psoul (Columbia CS-9456) 1967

669470

The Hell Preachers Inc. – Supreme Psychedelic Underground (Europa E-356) 1968

eye-39

eye-40

Miles Davis – Miles In The Sky (Columbia CS-9628) 1968

small_danny_womanshew_101b

Danny Small – Woman, She Was Born For Soorow (United Artists UAJ-14004) 196.

R-4662809-1377198886-4411.jpeg

Bernt Rosengren, with Komeda Trio – Crazy Girl (Cacophonic 7″ EP N-0187) 1962

r-1831823-1458400902-1020-jpeg

Cuby & The Blizzards -Window Of My Eyes (Philips 7″ single JF-334543) 1968

r-4714792-1373233795-3791-jpeg

Peter Schickele, Robert Dennis & Stanley Walden – The Open Window (Vanguard VSD-6515) 1969

656020ssoulmach

Swinging Soul Machine – Through The Eye (Polydor 656020) 1969

r-679840-1415492901-1511-jpeg

Scott Walker – Scott 3 (Philips SBL-7882) 1969

117120600

The Greatest Show On Earth – Horizons (Harvest SHVL-769) 1970

eye-30

Redeye – same (Pentagram PE-10003) 1970

trilogy_imbeginningtofeelit-453846

Trilogy – I’m Beginning To Feel (Mercury 6338034) 1970

eye-pic-1

r-1153322-1196452857-jpeg

Tony Marshall – Schone Maid (Ariola 14891-AT) 1971

r-6945023-1430088704-5387-jpeg

Os Lobos – Miragem (Top Tape TT-002) 1971

eye-29

O.S.T. – A Clockwork Orange (RCA LSC-3268) 1972

r-5751407-1401653857-6276-jpeg

Various Artists – Pop Eye (Ariola 2LP 86267 XBT) 1972

117304891

Supersister – To The Highest Bidder (Polydor 2925002) 1971

eye-26

Placebo – Ball Of Eyes (Columbia S-64625) 1971

eye-3

Nektar – Journey To The Centre Of The Eye (Bellaphon BLPS-19064) 1972

r-3267783-1323120547-jpeg

John Taylor Trio – Decipher (MPS / BASF 21 21290-4) 1973

eye-19

Tom Ze – Todos Os Olhos (…) 1973

69c30e4ac674c064d21de2bf1f18c01e_f26inswx_z

Booker Ervin – The Trance (Prestige PRT-7462) 1973

51oyhD80qBL

Seatrain – Watch (Warner Bros. BS-2692) 1973

16465541_1831020207156504_6109695681272741888_n

Sensazoni No.1 (Globe Records LP-1002) 197.

r-4516454-1465231261-2931-jpeg

Raphy Leavitt Y Su Orquesta – Herido (Borinquen AAD-1269) 1974

utopiaus_toddrundgrensutopia-416897

Utopia – Todd Rundgren’s Utopia (Bearsville BR-6954) 1974

r-1712944-1424117468-5980-jpeg

Sharks – Yab It In Your Eyes (MCA MCA-415) 1974

eye-1

The Pretty Things – Savage Eye (Swan Song SSK-59401) 1975

eye-9

Horton – Dancehall For Midgets (Horton BH-1000) 1976

1546531_zpsf85cb61d

Boxer – Absolutely (Epic EPC-82151) 1977

r-2025209-1397040564-1861-jpeg

Eyes – Times Are Changing (CBS 7″ single S-6715) 1978

r-3750656-1415219227-4528-jpeg

Andreas Aarflot -Det Tivna Planot (Manifest MANIFEST-12) 1978

eye-poster-5

redeye

Mike Melvoin With Redeye – Redeye (Discwasher DR-006-D) 1979

sailsofsilver_203003

Steeleye Span – Sails Of Silver (Chrysalis CHR-1304) 1980

 

eye-32

The Residents – Eskimo (Ralph ESK-7906) 1979

1999Eyelabel

Prince – 1999 (Warner Bros 12″ single 1-23720) 1982

eye-33

The Residents – The Mole Show (Ralph 001) 1983

eye-31

r-1585784-1407712371-6424-jpeg

Robin Hitchcock – Eye (Twin Tone TTR 89175-2) 1980

R-7972259-1452700313-7510.jpeg

Suns Of Arqa – Revenge Of The Mozaoices (Rock Steady MICKL-01) 1980

magnets_the_vapors_album_coverart

The Vapors – Magnets (Liberty LBG-30324) 1981

eye-84

Chris Darrow / Max Buda – Eye Of The Storm (Takoma TAK-7092) 1981

eye-36

Matt Johnson – Burning Blue Soul (4.A.D. CAD 113) 1981

eye-in-the-sky-2

eye-42

The Alan Parsons Project – Eye In The Sky (Arista AL-9599) 1982

sphere-four-in-one

Sphere – Four In One (Elektra 96-01661) 1982

R-2116722-1287415519.jpeg

London Symphony Orchestra / Claudio Abbado – The Miraculous Mandarin; 2 Portraits (Deutsche Grammophon 410 598-1) 1983

capa

Clara Crocodilo – same (Barclay 813598-11) 1983

r-3333460-1370035136-6384-jpeg

Tyran Pace – Eye To Eye (Blackboard & Chalk BC-9005) 1984

eyes-25

John Hunter – More That Meets The Eye (CBS FZ 40278) 1986

eye-82

eye-81

Various Artists – Balearic Beats; The Album, Volume 1 (FFRR 828 118-1) 1988

eye-52

Krokus – Stayed Awake All Night; The Best Of … (Arista ARCD-8607) 1989

eye-100

Where The Pyramid meet the eye on the US dollar bill

eye-101

eye-61

Various Artists – Where The Pyramid Meets The Eye; A Tribute To Roky Erickson (Warner Bros. 7599-26422-2) 1990

invisible-album-by-doctor-psyclops-invasion

Doctor Psyclops Invasion – Invisible Album (self released) 2004

 

P1610112

Theo Joling – Concert For Eyes (BV Haast 2LP 065) 199.

eye-10

The La’s – same (Go! Discs 828 202-1) 1990

mari-boine-2001-gula-gula-front

Marie Boine Persen – Gula Gula (Real World RW-LP-13) 1990

eye-76

The Legendary Pinkdots – The Crushed Velvet Apocalypse (Play It Again Sam BIAS-149) 1990

r-603255-1445250938-1642-jpeg

Spiritualized – Feel So Bad (CD single Dedicated SPIRT-001CD) 1991

 

eye-54

Crust – same (Trance Syndicate TR-05) 1991

eye-57

Aspohyxia – Exit: Reality (Rumble RUMCD-1005) 1991

eye-poster-2

eye-83

Monomen – Stop Draggin’ Me Baby (Estrus ES-121) 1992

eye-60

Therapy – Nurse (A&M 540044-2) 1992

 

eye-44

Def Leppard – Adrenalize (Bludgeon Riffola 510978-2) 1992

eye-62

Roger Waters – Amused To Death (Columbia 4687610) 1992

m1000x1000

Brian Dee Trio – Second Sight (Spotlight Jazz CD  SPJ-CD-543) 1992

eye-45

Chokeborne – Mindless (Amphetamie Reptile AMREP-020) 1993

136574

Napalm Death – More Than Meets The Eye (Columbia CD single CSK-6406) 1994

eye-21

Stiltskin – The Mind’s Eye (Virgin 7243 8399522 6) 1994

 

eye-37

Drizabone – Conspiracy (Island 524056-1) 1994

eye-50

Garth Brooks – Fresh Horses (Capitol 7243 8 32080 2 9) 1995

eye-63

Mr. Bungle – Disco Volante (Warner Bros. CDW-45963) 1995

eye-6

Pink Floyd – Pulse (EMI Harvest 2CD 7243 8 32700 2 6) 1995

cover_3381824102010

DVD edition

eye

Indigo_919822_Neubauten_EndeNeu_DIGIPACK.indd

Einsturzende Neubauten – Ende Neu (Mute RTD-195.3330.2) 1996

inner-flame

Various Artists – The Inner Flame; A Rainer Ptacec Tribute (Atlantic 7567830082) 1997

eye-78

Kabalas – The Eye Of Zohar (Dionysus ID-123349) 1997

 

ka-bala-game

the game

r-1170092-1255868597-jpeg

George Michael – Older & Upper (Virgin 7243 8 45203 2 8) 1997

eye-49

Artificial Joy Club – Melt (Interscope INTSD-90125) 1997

eye-58

Sia Furler – Onlysee (Flavoured FR-002) 1997

eye-70

MX – Again (self released 199.002.231) 1997

96514d9afcecae4214092ba884231b7f

That Dog – Retreat From The Sun (Geffen GED- 25115) 1997

eye-22

Pig – A Poke In The Eye (Blue Noise DRCN-25018) 1998

eye cranberries

The Cranberries – Bury The Hatchet (Island 524644-2) 1999

 

eye-66

Nickelback – Silver Side Up (Roadrunner S-160001) 2001

Come-Get-It-I-Got-It-Introducing-The-Free-Association-cover

David Holmes – Come And Get It (13 Amp Recordings AMP-001CD) 2002

eye-80

Various Artists – Do The Pop; The Australian Garage Rock Sound 1976-1987 (Shock 2CD DTP-1976) 2002

r-1475999-1222662827-jpeg

TV Personalities – Fashion Conscious (Little Teddy Recordings BITE-026CD) 2002

36013-raw

Junior Jack – Da Hype (Play It Again Sam 12″ PIASB-067T) 2003

eye-53

Agony Scene – same (Solid State TND-80983) 2003

eye-46

Aqualung – Still Life (B-Unique 5046696132) 2003

r-545190-1452945727-7849-jpeg

Cornelius – Point Of View (Matador 12″ single OLE-555-2) 2003

eye-71

Dream Theater – Train Of Thought (Elektra 7559-62891-2) 2003

9d074d87183f5ba3ad4c0d6a42980f85

John Foxx & Louis Gordon – Crash And Burn (Metamatic META005LP) 2003

eye-43

Arch Enemy – Dead Eyes See No Future (Century Media EP 8276-2) 2004

eye 101

Rain – Cerulean Blue (Telos TELOSCD-072) 2004

eye-20

Numina – Eye Of The Nautilus (Hypnos HYP-2548) 2005

eye-75

Lost City Angels – Broken World (Universal B0004179-02) 2005

eye-68

New Model Army – Carnival (Attack ATK-2311) 2005

eye-48

Allele – Point Of Origin (Corporate Punishment CPP-03) 2005

eye-56

AFX – Analord 04 (Rephlex ANALORD-04) 2005

eye-55

Middian – Age Eternal (Metalblade 3984-14606-2) 2007

eye-72

Paul McCartney – The McCartney Years (Warner 3DVD 2564-69836-2) 2007

robert pollard

Robert Pollard – Silverfish Trivia (Prom Is Coming PIC-1) 2007

johnny_truant_-_no_tears_for_the_creatures

Johnny Truant – No Tears For The Creatures (United By Fate FATE-002) 2008

 

g97tn2uy

Travis – Ode To J. Smith (Red Telephone Box 1784820) 2008

eye-16

eye-17

Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Zero (Dress Up single 2702827) 2009 (two versions)

eye-59

Airbag – Identity (Karisma KAR-046) 2009

eye-38

Throwdown – Deathless (E1 KOC-CD) 2009

eye-73

A Skylit Drive – Adelphia (Fearless FRL 30123-2) 2009

eye-65

The Third Eye – Brother (Shadocks SM-117) 2010

eye-67

Rufus wainwright – All Days Are Nights; Songs For Lulu (Decca 0602527372471) 2010

JOH-2-big

Jack Of Heart

JOHbig__78974.1457387494.1280.1280

Jack Of Heart – In Your Mouth (…) 2010

Piazzolla-Migdal

Liv Migdal & Deutsches Kammer Orchester Berlin – 8 Jahreszeiten (Solo Music …) 20..

 

eyes-74

Kaskade – Eyes (Ultra UL-2662) 2011

eyes-75

Kaskade – Eyes Remixes (…) 2011

eye-51

My Morning Jacket – Circuital (V2 VVR-770978) 2011

011ca90e2961d575b2028156b5b0899a

Goblin -Patrick, O.S.T. (Cinevox CD-MDF-330) 2011

eye-24

Haken – Visions (Sensory SR-3060) 2011

hh666-240_cover_4c1

Circle – Maner (Hydra Head HH666-240) 2012

eye-23

Whitey – Lost Summer (self released) 2012

1200x630bb

Aiden Grimshaw – Misty Eye (RCA 88725407102) 2012

JoyceClamscasino

Joyce (Katherine Fussey) – Keep The Light On (Island JOYCE-CD1) 2012

eye-27

Matrix & Futurebound – Magnetic Eyes (…) 2012

talk talk

Talk Talk – The Spirit Of … (Fierce Panda 2CD NONG74CD) 2012

third-eye-2

Baby Woodrose – Third Eye Surgery (Bad Afro AFROCD-043) 2012

eye-74

Usnea – Usnea (Orca Wolf ORCA-006) 2013

eye-12

Borracho – Oculus (Strange Magic SM-012) 2013

eye-18

Beady Eye – Second Bite Of The Apple (Columbia single 88883731207) 2013

eye-5

Marcus Hofko – From The Horizon (…) 20..

paura

Ennio Morricone, Gli Occhi Freddi Della Paura, O.S.T. (Dagored RED-203) 2014

eye-41

The Mire – Glass Cathedrals (self released) 2014

 

eye 500

The Painted Horses – Ponderosa Pines (…) 2015

RBLLP13__87423.1453347269

Ennio Morricone – Paura; A Collection Of Scary & Thrilling Soundtracks (Rustblade RBLLP-013) 2016

36e1fdf95d88c7907620345ac65f444b

Troy Henriksen – Andy Warhol’s Eye (self released) 20..

eye-25

Flexstyle – Eye Of The Storm (…) 20..

eye-85

Midnight Conspiracy / Cenobite – The Eye Remixes (Ultra …) 20..

eye-28

The Scoring House – The Observing Eye (…) 20..

R-7149-1344698360-4867.jpeg R-7149-1344698325-5204.jpeg

Luomo – Tessio (Force Tracks 12″ single FT-24) 2014

bookmaker-album-cover-mojo-perry

Mojo Perry – Bookmaker (…) 20..

IMG_62541

Bert Tenzer – The 600 Second Miracle (Bert Tenzer Productions STP-62-105) 2015

eye-77

The Legendary Pinkdots – The Seismic Bleats Of Quantum Sheep (self released) 2015

best-albums-2016-paul simon - stranger to stranger

Pul Simon – Stranger To Stranger (Concord 0888072397811) 2016

seratones-get-gone-cover

Seratones – Get Gone (Fat Possum FP-1558-2) 2016

image_2105990_grande

The Karminsky Experience Inc. – Beat! (Patterns Of Behaviour POBLP-002) 2016

54383-orbit

Alice Phoebe Lou – Orbit (Motor CD 4260085874279) 2016

eye-69

Discharge – Shootin’ Up The World (Let Them Eat Vinyl LETV-456LP) 2016

ms-og-grey-heavens-cd

Omnim  Gatherum – Grey Heavens (Lifeforce LFR-158-2) 2016

nicolo_robe_locchione_101b

Roberto Nicolosi – L’Ochhio Nel Labirinto, O.S.T. (Four Flies FLIES-19) 2017

eye-86

Drake – Views From The 6 (…) …

new-eye

Hawaiian Gremlins – Teenage Ways (…) …

eye-pic-2

 

 

 

 

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s