In Soviet Russia album covers... well you can figure out yourself how to say it cool after getting a look on more than 70 different sometimes very funny Soviet vynyl covers art.
Blia Pervii Budu… a cho sezd kpps eto kruto
Absolute Pure Genius!!
Most of them most be from Perestrojka time, I cannot imagine Soviet government would have allowed most of the covers (and bands) earlier than ’86/’87!
Nice collection of period covers. Some are pretty naiive, but there are some very good ones too.
The cover of Vyssotski has nothing to do in this listing.. It’s a real great actor and not one of these ridiculous puppets out there. Anyway..
Nautilus is great too cuz of I.Kormilcev’s texts! And really stylish music arrange.
Really, it is almost like what you could find in Western Europe at that moment, about local groups and singers. So Soviet Union was not lagging behind then
these are cool I wish I could listen to them but im geussing the would all sound the same
bolsinstvo oblozek ponravilis.)
oblozki rok grupp futuristi4eskije, hudozestvenno o4en otli4no sdelani.)
kone4no visockij i kino kak i artisti bili silni, tak i oblozki lu4sie- prosto, stilno.
Is the last one, a speech by Brezhnev?
Soviet Hair Bands!
Funny to see that the seventies and eighties were butt ugly even in the Soviet Union, just like anywhere else.
Yeah! some russian heavy metal! I’d like to hear some….
What, no KINO? Or ZOOPARK?
Zoopark – “Белая полоса” №52
Kino – “Группа крови” №66
Funny and instructive. Doubtless, it displays a very bizarre, and rather unknown side of Perestroika.
Found one Swedish band in there, funny if they were a hit in the sovjet.
Hey! Look pic 26…the soviet-russian version of late 80’s Depeche Mode! LOL…even the name has some resemblance…creepy and cheap. LOL
Where’s the Lubeh album covers?
кормильцев жалкий плагиатор и просто недостойный человек
Everbody looks like they’re full of borscht.
She blinded me with TIIIYPM
I now have the hots for Alena Apina!
Also want to hear a sample of Breshnev rocking out on the last album. I bet he kicks ass!
Братя Аргирови (Blagovest and Svetoslav Argirov) is Bulgarian band, not Russian.
Here are some videoclips:
I’ve hit wrong Reply link. These clips are of Технология ― Russian Depeche Mode clone.
I can see Soviet Russia had its own Michael Bolton and Gloria Trevi O.o.
Now seriously, a few of those rock band like covers look pretty interesting, what bands were those?
They don’t look that different from Americans from the same era. Americans had more money and better agents, Russians had more innocence. I would love to hear Russian heavy metal!
are kinda cool.
Vysotski has nothing to do here, he was really a great guy – he was married with a French woman and died in 1982 (he was only 42).
My mother still has all his vinyls, including this one.
“OPEN YOUR SESAME”
I hate them all, horrible stuff, and russian men are hideous
Anyone notice the Amiga (1200 I think), and the Commodore 1702 monitor in the first picture?
The “Herrey’s” album is some kind of export version of a Swedish album. The original release used the same cover pic though.
I’ve heard a lot of these unfortunately. Some real gems in a lot of worthless music.
The Pulse series is probably the best. I put is up a little while ago: http://www.secretdancemoves.com/?p=1284
Glad to see I’m not the only one who was so smitten with these album covers.
Mullets, spandex, and sweatbands. Who cares about the music? Let’s get physical!
A lot of these covers were later date reprints made for the Eastern Germany audiences. Some were released with these covers in the 90’s, the rest when Melodia went semi-independent in 87.
The original covers from Любе and Машина Времени (За тех кто в море) should be on the list
Those Pesnyari LPs are good albums. I used to have that Chorne Kofe LP– not very good metal.
That Alexander Buinov gent, were he to lose the glasses, could be a stand-in for the stand-up comic who becomes The Joker in “Killing Joke.”
Isnt one of them Depeche’ Mode?
I like #1_008.jpg = the devil skeleton thing. Any links to what it sounds like?
“Diggi Loo Diggi Ley” by The Herrey’s won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1984 for Sweden, doesn’t have anything to do with the Soviet Union, but interesting that it was released there anyway! Alyona Apina is still going these days too, she released a new album last year!
I will be happy to find some of these albums. I have some interesting records from eastern europe i found through the years here in Canada. I have one similar to the blue flexi disc, it sounds like a lesson of some kind.
3-ья сверху самая крутая обложка))) там где у наташы каралёвай нога дистрафичиская))гы. хотя кучерявай буйноув тож весёленькай
oh mais tu as trouvé où cette mine de perle de la tuerie de sa mere de pochette has been comme c est pas possible???
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Поржал и стало немного стыдно, за советское прошлое))
In Soviet Russia stars congratulate you!
I must hear these albums.
This really takes me back to the sixties!
If I was in a second hard record shop in Russia and saw some of the those metal albums I’d buy them in a second!
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