Luscious cover art was dying when the cd replaced vinyl, but it wasn´t dead until mp3s rendered everything that was bigger than a stamp-sized image obsolete.
Pitchfork has compiled 20 of the worst stinking remains of 2008. From bad and boring to flat out ugly. See them all here.
Make sure to read the introduction with links to some extra "what were they thinking"- ugliness.
The above Vanilla Ice-sleeve is not only a bad idea badly done, he also dares to cover (butcher) classics by Public Enemy and Bob Marley. Ugly inside and out.