Remember Paint? The Microsoft Windows graphic programme that made everything look lurid and ridiculous? I miss it. And the MS Paint versions of classic album covers illustrate why. They're brilliantly, insanely awful, in the best possible way. Thank Marc Fischer, a Chicagoan who starting collecting the best examples from various forums a few years back and continues to display them on his website Public Collectors. (H/T Ego Trip)

David Bowie - 'Hunky Dory'

Nirvana - 'Never Mind'

The Beatles - 'Meet The Beatles!'

Einstürzende Neubauten - 'Haus Der Lüge'

2Pac - 'All Eyez On Me'

The Beatles - 'Sgt. Pepper's'

The Beatles - 'Revolver'

Nas - 'Illmatic'

Michael Jackson - 'Thriller'

Led Zeppelin - 'Led Zeppelin'

Kanye West - 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy'

Iron Maiden - 'Piece Of Mind'

The Jimi Hendrix Experience - 'Are You Experienced'

Joy Division - 'Unknown Pleasures'

Ghostface Killah - 'Iron Man'

Dr Dre - 'The Chronic'

The Beatles - 'Rubber Soul'

Captain Beefheart - 'Trout Mask Replica'

Kraftwerk - 'Computer World'

Run-D.M.C. - 'Run-D.M.C.'

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