Sgt Pepper Is Voted Nation's Favourite Album Cover
The Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band" album sleeve has been voted number one in a new survey.
The poll commissioned by Brandedmedia, a CD and DVD replication specialist, asked people across the UK to rate their top three CD album covers.
Pink Floyds' "Dark Side of the Moon" was voted into a close second place.
The results threw up some interesting results about the respondees, both men and women chose The Beatles and Pink Floyd as their number one and number two sleeves respectively.
The differences occur from the third choice, whilst men elected the classic Rolling Stones' "Sticky Fingers" sleeve artwork, women takin part in the survey plumped for a more contemporary option – Scissor Sisters’ eponymous debut.
The result of Sgt. Pepper at number one is unanimous across age groups 35-65 and over, but for the 25-34 year olds, Dark Side of the Moon just pips Sgt. Pepper to the post as first choice.
The nation's Top five favourite album sleeves are:
1. Beatles – Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band
2. Pink Floyd – Dark Side of the Moon
3. Rolling Stones – Sticky Fingers
4. Scissor Sisters – Scissors Sisters
5. Mike Oldfield – Tubular Bells