BOY Cover In Rolling Stone Top Fifty

18 Feb 2002
The cover of BOY from 1979 is one of the Top Fifty Album Covers nominated in a new poll at Rolling Stone Magazine.

Selecting fifty album covers from artists including The Clash, The Beatles, Madonna and Elvis, Rolling Stone suggests that unlike a book 'you CAN judge an album by its cover.'

'It's here that artists leave clues for attentive fans, providing insight into the music before a single note is heard. Whether it's a simple band photograph or an elaborate interpretive painting, an album's art is often as memorable its songs.'

Check out the fifty album covers nominated by Rolling Stone and vote for the one you think is the best.

www.rollingstone.com

'Going back through the early stuff,' said Edge, speaking to Q Magazine in 1998, 'Nothing really horrified me. Particularly on Boy, I can hear a bit of the Banshees and The Buzzcocks and some hint of The Skids, as well as - ha ha - some wildly original ideas of our own... The shocking thing is that well before we had a right to, we had this belief that we would become a very succesful band. From the beginning Adam never doubted that we would make it big.'

Visit our U2 Albums area for complete information on Boy.

RECENT NEWS

10 May, 2022

On Bono’s birthday the news is out: he’s written a memoir to be published on 1 November 2022.

27 Apr, 2022

 Subscribers Special. 'One of the themes of this tour & album is uncertainty…' Propaganda 18, latest addition to our digital collection.

115
21 Apr, 2022

Coming April 23, 40th anniversary release on a limited edition 12" vinyl EP.

28
12 Apr, 2022

Edge, Bono and Gavin Friday among artists remembering Hal Willner.

2

Related Topic