According to our AlbumArtExchange Blog poll, the best album cover for the week of July 19, 2011 is Universal Pulse by 311. The album cover received 32% of the votes cast by our readers. The Mosaic Project by Terri Lyne Carrington was second with 23%. Time of My Life by 3 Doors Down and the soundtrack for Captain America: The First Avenger tied for third with 18% each.
The winning cover is a fantasy Photoshop collage designed by Sonny Kay, who has designed dozens of album covers for artists such as guitarist Omar Rodríguez-López. Kay's official website features an extensive Flash gallery of his work.
Come back this evening to vote on your favorite album cover from among those preselected from this week's new music releases. Featured artists include Joss Stone, Kelly Rowland, Vanessa Carlton and a couple of surprises.