Paint my album

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David Bowie, ‘Aladdin Sane’. The pictures in this gallery are all taken from Paint My Album, a blog that invites users to recreate classic album covers using only Microsoft Paint.

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Nirvana, ‘Nevermind’. Paint My Album started life as a Facebook group set up by Mancunian Anthony Richardson. He is now aiming to collect 2,000 album sleeves by the end of 2009.

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The Beach Boys, ‘Pet Sounds’. If you think you can do better, email your efforts to yourpics@nme.com. We’ll publish the best at NME.COM/blogs. Remember: the only tool you’re allowed to use is Microsoft Paint.

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Oasis, ‘Definitely Maybe’. Picture courtesy of www.paintmyalbum.net

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Arctic Monkeys, ‘Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not’. Picture courtesy of www.paintmyalbum.net

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Blur, ‘The Best Of’. Picture courtesy of www.paintmyalbum.net

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Radiohead, ‘The Bends’. Picture courtesy of www.paintmyalbum.net

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Lou Reed, ‘Transformer’. Picture courtesy of www.paintmyalbum.net

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Pulp, ‘This Is Hardcore’. Picture courtesy of www.paintmyalbum.net

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Crystal Castles, ‘Crystal Castles’. You’ll find almost 1,000 of these album sleeves at www.paintmyalbum.net – but the man behind the blog is hoping to hit 2,000 by the end of the year.

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The Charlatans, ‘Tellin’ Stories’. Think you can do better? Email your efforts to yourpics@nme.com.

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Lil Wayne, ‘Tha Carter III’. Picture courtesy of www.paintmyalbum.net

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The Libertines, ‘The Libertines’. Picture courtesy of www.paintmyalbum.net

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Oasis, ‘(What’s The Story) Morning Glory?’. Picture courtesy of www.paintmyalbum.net

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Vampire Weekend, ‘Vampire Weekend’. The pictures in this gallery were all created using only Microsoft Paint. Send your own efforts to yourpics@nme.com – we’ll publish the best ones at NME.COM/blogs.

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Beck, ‘Odelay’. Picture courtesy of www.paintmyalbum.net

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MGMT, ‘Oracular Spectacular’. Picture courtesy of www.paintmyalbum.net

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David Bowie, ‘Hunky Dory’. Picture courtesy of www.paintmyalbum.net

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The White Stripes, ‘White Blood Cells’. Picture courtesy of www.paintmyalbum.net

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Franz Ferdinand, ‘You Could Have It So Much Better’. Picture courtesy of www.paintmyalbum.net

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The Beatles, ‘Let It Be’. Picture courtesy of www.paintmyalbum.net

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Manic Strees Preachers, ‘Everything Must Go’. Picture courtesy of www.paintmyalbum.net

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The Strokes, ‘Is This It’. Picture courtesy of www.paintmyalbum.net

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