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Animals Mistreated by Rock 'n' Roll

Is the RSPCA aware of these outrages?

The unveiling of Steve Hackett's remarkable Wolflight album artwork this week got us thinking about other album sleeves featuring animals in situations they'd rather not be involved in at all, thank you very much. Here's 12 examples of musicians humiliating once proud and noble beasts.

Scorpions - Animal Magnetism 
Paging Dr. Freud, paging Dr. Freud... What do you reckon the far-out art heads at Hipgnosis were thinking when they handed this mind-warping visual to the Scorps in 1980? What exactly is it that's captivating the young lady on her knees and her (or possibly his?) canine companion here? How will this scenario unfold? And will it be legal in all 50 U.S. states? We're thinking not everyone is going to come out of this with their dignity intact. But maybe we're the weird ones.

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