Note: due to frequent scheduling conflicts involving its creator being unable to monitor his own game (his day job keeps getting in the way, sucker), Cover Me is moving from Tuesdays at 9:30 EST to Mondays at 1:30 EST. Think of it as the Popdose equivalent of “Scrubs,” only not as funny.
Did you bring a nickel and tap your feet last week? Thatâ€™s just swell. Iâ€™d say more, but youâ€™re already picking my bones clean enough as it is. Iâ€™ll reference a cover from last week, but no more hints for this weekâ€™s album covery goodness.
Below are magnified fragments of 25 album covers. Most of them are well-known albums, but there are a few obscure covers (or lesser-known albums from well-known artists) mixed in to keep you honest. You must guess both the artist and album cover. In order to keep things simple, live albums, soundtracks and singles compilations will not be used, and with all apologies to our European and Japanese friends, we are going with the covers that appeared in the US record storesâ€¦back when we had record stores. Sigh.
The rules are the same as Name That Tune. Each player can make three guesses between updates (â€œUpdateâ€ is defined as â€œThe time when I post a comment listing all of the covers that have been guessed correctlyâ€), so everyone will have a chance to contribute. And, just to spice things up, we have a puzzle cover this week, yay! One guess per player of the puzzle between updates, please. Are you ready, Mr. Burns? Are you set, Mr. Burns? Go, Mr. Burns.
Lastly, the Puzzle Cover
Remember, there is a maximum of three guesses per player per update. Thanks, have fun, and watch out for the penguins.