The front of an album may be the first thing your buyer sees, but the back is where they go to find out what your album actually contains. That's why you need to make sure your album back cover not only is attractive but also contains all the information your potential buyer is looking for.
If you're in the market for an album back cover, this article will share 32 of the best album back cover designs available at Placeit and show you how you can make them your own with the Album Cover Maker from Placeit.
How to Make An Album Back Cover Online
So you need an album back cover for your new album. Well, making your own cover is super easy with the Placeit Album Cover Generator. Let me show you how:
1. Select Your Album Back Cover Template
- Review the templates on offer and select the one you like the most.
2. Select Your Graphics
- Start with the controls on the right and select a background image or upload your own using the Upload Image button.
- Move to the controls at the top right and select your Background Colour.
- Next, select your Effect Colour and Effect Texture
3. Customise Your Text
- Move to the controls on the left and add your text.
- You can also change the font style and colour if you like.
4. Experiment With the Layout
- You can move around the elements in your template for a better layout.
- If you don't like your changes, click the Reset Layout button to return to the default layout.
5. Download Your Album Back Cover Art
- When you are happy with your design, hit the Download button. This will take you to the download page, where you have two options for purchasing your album back cover.
- You can either pay a single fee for your design or sign up for a monthly or yearly subscription that offers you unlimited downloads of all Placeit's designs, mockups, logos, videos, and gaming templates.
32 Best Album Back Cover Designs
Try this album back cover, featuring two bars on either side of a riveting image. One side features the name of the artist and the other the name of the album, the tracks, and credits. Use any of the images offered or upload your own, and then modify the text as needed.
Never worry that by using a Placeit template that your album back cover will look the same as someone else's. The great thing about the album cover maker at Placeit is that it provides an excellent selection of controls that allow you to modify your template's colours, images, and fonts to create a look that's uniquely yours.
Go abstract with this wonderful album back cover, which features a solid colour background for your titles to stand out clearly and a beautiful swirl of colours on the left that sets the tone and mood for your album. You can customise just about everything you can see here to make this template your own.
Lovers of all things vintage will give this album a thumbs up. You can use any one of the photos provided or upload your own. Then experiment with the filters to create just the right vintage look for your needs.
Use this template as inspiration and upload an interesting photo of your own, and then use the controls to add your choice of texture overlay and text, and select a colour scheme that works for you. By making one small change at a time, you'll have a terrific album back cover to download in a few minutes.
When you're looking for an album back cover with a distinct look, check out this fabulous template. It offers terrific images for the background of your album and a range of texture overlays that you can use to create something uniquely yours.
If you want to create an album back cover with a surreal feel to it, then you've come to the right place. This particular template comes with a range of great photos and texture overlays that you can combine to create album back cover art to suit your taste.
Use this album back cover template to create a back cover for just about any kind of musical genre. Customisation is quick and easy. Add your text, change the background image and texture overlay, select your colour scheme, and your back album cover is ready to download.
This CD album back cover is designed with versatility in mind. It offers a simple, clean look with tons of gorgeous images, texture overlays, and fonts to choose from. As with all the other album back covers here, it is super easy to customise.
This album back cover art is striking, and a great template to customise because it offers tons of terrific images, wonderful texture overlays, and a great selection of fonts that you can experiment with to find the ones that work best for your cover.
Here's a great example using the same template above to show how, depending on your customisation choices, you can create distinctly different looks from one template.
This is a great choice of album back cover art when you need to evoke that grunge vibe.
Get as trippy as you want to when you use the album back cover maker. All it takes is a little time to play with the easy controls until you arrive at exactly the look you want.
Need a hip hop album back cover? How about this template? All you need to do is select a photo from those that come with the template or upload your own. Change your text, apply your own colour scheme, and just like that, your album back cover template is ready for download.
Invoke a 70s vibe when you use this album back cover template which provides you with a wonderful selection of collaged photos. A great font for getting and holding your audience's attention.
If you're in love with this gorgeous album back cover template, you can make it yours in a matter of minutes. Just add your album title, the name of the artist, and the track names. Then hit the download button to download your customisation for a small fee. Easy peasy.
Create a cover CD back side in no time at all when you use this template. You can choose from the available photos or upload your own. Then all that's left to do is change your text and decide on your colour scheme.
This CD album back cover template with its party vibe is a great choice for your album back cover. Just choose your background image, change the text and choose the font and colours you like, and your cover is ready to go.
This CD album back cover offers tons of terrific photos and a range of fonts that you can experiment with to find the ones that work best for your back cover.
If you don't have the time or money to pay a designer to design your album cover, no worries—Placeit offers a number of super images that you can use to create both album cover front and back templates like this one. Choose the image that most appeals to you, add your text, and your back cover is ready to go.
This stained and textured filter, which spreads across the face of the artist, creates a mood of mystery and intrigue. Add your text and colour scheme to customise the template.
A simpler CD album back cover template than some of the others shown here, this template is for those whose taste veers towards the minimal. You can change the colours, texture, and text to reflect your needs.
"Fly me to the moon and let me play among the stars," says a famous song, and this album cover taps into that concept. Although, with the vintage overlay, this album back cover has more of a Twilight Zone vibe, don't you think?
More vintage inspiration for those who can't get enough. All your back of CD cover information will stand out clearly when you use this template.
Counter-culture musicians may like this album back cover, featuring a man reading a burning newspaper. Customise this template by adding the album cover title, the name of the artist, tracks, and fine print.
Lovers of abstraction will adore this template. Easy to use for various genres of music, this album back cover is the ultimate attention-getter.
If you like the "everything but the kitchen sink" approach to design, you way love this template, which is all about layering labels and paper scraps, with the most important scrap used to show the crucial information like the name of the album, the artist, and the track titles.
If you create music with a gritty urban feel and content, then you want your album back cover to match, and that's just what this great template is all about.
As you may have noticed, this collection of templates really gives you the ability to layer styles to create texture and visual interest. That is no less so with this template, which combines images and textures for a striking result.
Looking for an album back cover for your Goth or heavy metal album? Well, this is it. Like all the other templates here, this one is super easy to customise. So what are you waiting for?
Waste not, want not! Eco-warriors will love this back cover, which has repurposed old labels, layering them to create standout album back cover art.
Make Your Own Back Album Cover Today
Now that you know how to make an album back cover online, why not use one of Placeit’s wonderful album back cover templates to make your very own album back cover art?
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