If we are going to have a look at the worst album artwork of 2012, it's only fair that we do the same with the best. And here you go.
It's a shame that people download music nowadays, because all the artwork in this collection deserves much more than a tiny square image on an iPhone. Sometimes stunning albums come complete with equally stunning artwork as well.
We collected ten of our favourite album covers of 2012. From paint covered piles of 'stuff' to Californian bears, who chose what to grace the front of their record?
Take a look through our gallery to find out...
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