Below is the brilliant cover to James' new album 'Hey Ma', the artwork that has inspired us to make this gallery. A poignant image of an innocent baby choosing between a handgun and his toys, advertising agencies have given it a wide berth. However, if you find this shocking, be warned of what is to come: Nudity, violence, macabre gore and other such things - here is our 50 most controversial and shocking covers of all time! Be warned, further into the gallery (from about 20 downwards) some of the images are not for the feint hearted! We did warn you!!
You can also see our other album lists by clicking the links below:
The WORST album covers of all time
The BEST album covers of all time
The SEXIEST album covers of all time
The WEIRDEST album covers of all time
Awesome shots of rising bands + their beautiful fans
Julian Casablancas! Fire! DOOMED ROMANCE!