The Denotations of the Iron maiden album cover shows demonic creatures which can represent that the band is a heavy metal band. Iron Maiden also sounds like a heavy metal name.
Born in the USA- Bruce Springstien
Denotations- The red stripy background. The clothes. The belt and cap.
Who's next- The Who
Denotation- The sky, the way they are standing and where they are.
Connotation- The sky is cloudy with a few rays of sunlight which shows that they still have a ray of hope, the way they're standing shows that there lost and bored and the place in which they are looks like a deserted island.
Wish you were here- Pink Floyd
Denotation- two people hand shaking, buildings
The connotations- The buildings look like they are near a airport, the two people handshaking represents that somebody is leaving and that there saying good luck.
Abby Road- The beetles
Denotations- 4 people walking across a zebra crossing and old cars
Connotations- The 4 people walking across a zebra crossing shows that they could be at a place called abby road. The old cars could represent that the people are from the old days as much as the album covers.
Parallel Lines- Blondie
Denotations- Black and white lines in the background, woman in white dress and men in black suit
Connotations-The black and white lines suits what they are wearing. What the 5 male characters are wearing shows that none of them are in charge, but the female character however stands out more than the others in the white dress which shows that she's in charge.
Unknown Pleasures- Joy Division
Denotations- The cards and the black background
Connotations- The black background represents that it's mysterious and unknown. The cards in the middle could represent that it's a deck of cards being shuffled.
Queen II- Queen
Denotations- The people in the middle.
Connotations- The people in the middle are the band members and they look like something bad has happened.
Nite Visions- Soulwax
Denotations- Pink covering the words
Connotations- The pink represents that it is a girls band and because it's covering the words it could mean that "girls rule"
Tutu- Miles Davis
Denotation- The facial expression
Connotations- The facial expression could mean that it's about what he's dreamed of doing, or that he's very serious about something.