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The Dude

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What do u think of the Rubicon album cover?
« on: 11 September 2010, 10:04:10 »

Before going to good or bad; I think it doesn't go with Tristania or with the album. It leaves an imprint which seems mis-matched. Anyone not familiar with Tristania will take it as a rock album! :o
well, that's my personal opinion.
waiting for other opinions..
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Re: What do u think of the Rubicon album cover?
« Reply #1 on: 11 September 2010, 17:35:31 »

this is neither excellent nor a sh*t
obviously it's no so "dark" like WW cover or so "epic" like BtV cover 'cause it has to be in the line of the album, the songs. You can't feign that you are Black or Death metal with your cover if you are not. I think this cover is very well done 'cause it really represents the album's musik
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Re: What do u think of the Rubicon album cover?
« Reply #2 on: 11 September 2010, 22:46:28 »

I like the colours on the cover and the booklet-art; whenever I think about the songs, those colours come to mind.
It's lively and energetic, but I dislike the model pic of the singer on front.
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Re: What do u think of the Rubicon album cover?
« Reply #3 on: 12 September 2010, 01:07:31 »

I think it is lazy and lacks inspiration; it is basically a promo photo with under a minutes worth of modifications. With the album title of 'Rubicon', I was expecting something artistic and interesting. I don't really care for seeing members on the album cover - save it for pop solo projects and live albums.
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Re: What do u think of the Rubicon album cover?
« Reply #4 on: 12 September 2010, 06:00:27 »

I think this cover is very well done 'cause it really represents the album's musik

:O I have to disagree with that. Or did you say that bcoz you didn't like the album?!
@9999 exactly! It might be a good piece of work; but surely it doesn't fit here.
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Re: What do u think of the Rubicon album cover?
« Reply #5 on: 12 September 2010, 10:16:01 »

I'd probably chosen a different cover too, but the rest of the artwork is great imho.

The cover of Ashes is still my favorite - simple but fits perfectly to the music, even the aroma of the digipack suited  ;D
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Re: What do u think of the Rubicon album cover?
« Reply #6 on: 12 September 2010, 20:31:59 »

I think this cover is very well done 'cause it really represents the album's musik
:O I have to disagree with that. Or did you say that bcoz you didn't like the album?!
yes, i didn't, but that's not the matter here.
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Re: What do u think of the Rubicon album cover?
« Reply #7 on: 13 September 2010, 10:11:05 »

I think the best cover is the [ashes] one. To be honest, I think it's a bit cheap to put a photo of the (often female) vocalist on the cover. But I guess labels prefer it that way.
If I recall correctly the previous cover (with Vibeke on the cover) was made by the same designer who did [ashes], but I didn't like it that much either.
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Re: What do u think of the Rubicon album cover?
« Reply #8 on: 14 September 2010, 02:29:05 »

I must agree that I do not think it was the best way to go for the band.  I think they should of either had something simple like 'Ashes' or something artistic because of the album name being 'Rubicon', but Mary is pretty and easy on the eyes so it's okay lol.
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