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32 Best Album Back Cover Designs (Make Your Own Online)

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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. 

32 Best Album Back Cover Designs
One of the awesome album back covers you will find at Placeit

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

Placeit type Album Back Cover in the Search Bar
  • Review the templates on offer and select the one you like the most.
Review the templates

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. 
select a background image
  • Move to the controls at the top right and select your Background Colour.
  • Next, select your Effect Colour and Effect Texture
background colours and textures

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.
adding text

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.
Layout changes

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. 
Download the design
  • 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.
Finished album back cover design 

32 Best Album Back Cover Designs

Goth CD Album Back Cover Featuring a Nostalgic Picture

Goth CD Album Back Cover Featuring a Nostalgic Picture

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.

Pop Album Back Cover Art for a Female Singer's Album

Pop Album Back Cover Art for a Female Singers Album

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.

Album Back Cover Design For Pop

Album Back Cover Design For Pop

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. 

Indie Rock Album Back Cover Art With a Vintage Style

Indie Rock Album Back Cover Art with a Vintage Style

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. 

Euro-Rock Album Back Cover Art with a Surrealist Picture

Euro-Rock Album Back Cover Art with a Surrealist Picture

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. 

Back of CD Cover Information Featuring a Guitarist's Photo

Back Album Cover Creator Featuring a Guitarists Photo

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.  

Rock Album Back Cover Creator with a Rugged-Texture Filter

Rock Album Back Cover Creator with a Rugged-Texture Filter

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.

Album Art Back Cover Template Featuring a Ripped Texture

Back Album Cover Design Template Featuring a Ripped Texture

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.

CD Album Back Cover Maker With a Nostalgic Style

CD Album Back Cover Maker with a Nostalgic Style

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. 

Album Art Back Cover Template Featuring a Scratch Filter

Album Art Back Cover Template Featuring a Scratch Filter

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. 

Album Back Cover Art Featuring a Broken Glass Effect

Album Back Cover Art Featuring a Broken Glass Effect

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.

Rock Album Back Cover Art With a Grunge Effect

Rock Album Back Cover Art with a Grunge Effect

This is a great choice of album back cover art when you need to evoke that grunge vibe. 

Cover CD Back Featuring a Vintage Collage for a Folk Musician

Cover CD Back Featuring a Vintage Collage for a Folk Musician

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. 

Hip-Hop Album Art Back Cover Maker Featuring Song Titles

Hip-Hop Album Art Back Cover Maker Featuring Song Titles

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. 

Album Back Cover Art Template with a Collage Portrait Graphic

Album Back Cover Art Template with a Collage Portrait Graphic

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. 

Rock Album Back Cover Design Template

Rock Album Back Cover Design Template

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. 

CD Album Back Cover Creator

CD Album Back Cover Creator

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.

Cover CD Back Template With Paint Splashes

Cover CD Back Template with Paint Splashes

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. 

Folk CD Album Back Cover Template

Folk Album CD Album Back Cover Template

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. 

Album Art Back Cover Generator With a Photograph

Album Art Back Cover Generator with a Photograph

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.

Back of CD Cover Information for a Pop Artist

Back of CD Cover Information for a Pop Artist

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. 

Collage-Styled Template for a CD Album Back Cover

Collage-Styled Template for an CD Album Back Cover

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. 

Alt Rock CD Album Back Cover Featuring an Astronaut Picture

Alt Rock CD Album Back Cover Featuring an Astronaut Picture

"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?

Cover CD Back for Folk Album With a Vintage-Looking Picture

Cover CD Back for Folk Album with a Vintage-Looking Picture

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. 

Back of CD Cover Information With a Monochromatic Picture

Back of CD Cover Information with a Monochromatic Picture

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. 

Rock Album Back Cover Maker With Abstract Graphic

Rock Album Back Cover Maker with Abstract Graphic

Lovers of abstraction will adore this template. Easy to use for various genres of music, this album back cover is the ultimate attention-getter. 

Album Back Cover Maker With Grunge Texture and Labels

Album Back Cover Maker with Grunge Texture and Labels

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. 

Back of CD Cover Information Featuring Graffiti Scribbles

Back of CD Cover Information Featuring Graffiti Scribbles

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.

Back of CD Cover Information With a Vintage Style

Back of CD Cover Information with a Vintage Style

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.

Goth-Metal Album Art Back Cover

Goth-Metal Album Art Back Cover for a Punk Goth Album

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?

Album Cover CD Back Featuring Colorful Stickers and Labels

Album Cover CD Back Featuring Colorful Stickers and Labels

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?

And if you're interested in other designs and cool mockups, check out these handy roundups of the best resources in different categories:

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