Rock’s 15 Most Risque Album Covers

From bodacious bosoms to bad-boy bulges, these albums' controversial images let it all hang out.
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From bodacious bosoms to bad-boy bulges, these albums' controversial images let it all hang out.

The new coffee table book Rock Covers (Taschen) documents hundreds of images from a bygone era when awesome album art reigned supreme. While the book spotlights classics like Exile on Main Street, Houses of the HolyDark Side of the Moonand London Calling, just to name a few, there’s plenty of controversial covers worth revisiting, too. Here are some of the 551-page tome’s raciest images, from topless models to leather-clad crotches to truly strange stuff that lies somewhere in between.

(Warning: Some slideshow images may contain NSFW nudity.)