Our friends at PopCrush assembled an epic list of the worst album covers released in the top half of 2011, including atrocities from Lady Gaga, Limp Bizkit and 311. We must say, there’s something about the digital age that makes artists release pretty awful cover art — could it be that in the age of Spotify and iTunes, they think these’ll never actually get seen any larger than thumbnail-size?

Makes us long for the days when this was as bad as it got:

[PopCrush]