1. Back In Black- ACDC
Denotation: It has a Black background.
Connotation: This could suggest that someone close to, or in the band may have passed away.
Denotation: The TItle of the album is very dark grey in colour and is faded into the background.
Connotation: The album is spooky, or dark.
2. Queen II- Queen
Denotiation: The title of the album us "Queen II".
Connotation: Queen may have released an album before this which was a success.
Denotation: The background is black, revealing the 4 members faces above everything else.
Connotation: The members thought that they were perhaps more famous than anyone else, so therefore wanted to appear bolder and brighter.
3. Bat Out Of Hell- Meatloaf
Denotation: The album is orange in colour, this may represent fire, and it is set in hell.
Connotation: This suggests that the artist is crazy and all over the place. It also connotes that the artists style of music is crazy, he most likely is a rock artist.
Denotation: The bat on the motorcycle is escaping from hell on a motorbike.
Connotation: Perhaps meatloaf has just recently got out of troubles and has escaped from his "hell"
4. Born In The USA- Bruce Springsteen
Denotation: The background is a picture of the American Flag
Connotation: This connotes that Bruce Springsteen is very patriotic about his country.
Denotation: He is facing away froamera on the album the cover
Connotation: This could suggest that he doesn't like his appearance and is afraid to show anyone.
5. The Man Machine- Kraftwerk
Denotation: The Band are all doing the same motion.
Connotation: They Album could be about electronic music, because they are all in the same position acting like robots.