From the Midnight Sun blog:
Stop the search! 2011 is still four months away, but I've already found the worst album cover of the year. It is worse than the Klaxons' LOLspacecat. It is worst than anything Ted Nugent's ever produced. It is "Babez for Breakfast" by Finish band Lordi.
In the cover art, if it can be called that, a flesh-toned demon baby devours a woman's - his mother's? - bloody, heaving bosom. I imagine this is what Quran-burning pastor Terry Jones' nightmares are made up of.
I hadn't heard of Lordi until I opened my mail. Music writers get all sorts of tripe that way - just recently I got a 2-disc greatest hits album by Pantera!
But the Finish band is best known for winning the Eurovision contest in 2006. Their website doesn't name the person who so lovingly illustrated the pink gromit. But all fingers point to bandleader Mr. Lordi. He is also, you see, their costume designer.
See the album cover at http://weblogs.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/midnight_sun/blog
Worst album cover of the year
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