Queen “News of the World”

I actually don’t really know this entire album, but it’s a favorite anyway. I listened to the first two songs, “We Will Rock You” and “We Are the Champions” over and over in my sister’s room.

I was mesmerized by the cover.

What did it mean? Why was the robot so sad? How on earth was it made? Then there was the inside:

The album’s art was painted by American sci-fi artist Frank Kelly Freas. Here’s a great overview pieced together from Wikipedia with context and additional images.