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What If War of the Worlds' Tripods Looked Like iPods?

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In this album art from Jeff Wayne's musical version of War of the Worlds, artist Geoff Taylor has recast the menacing tripods as robots who look like giant, horrifying iPods ravaging the Earth.


Taylor also does a terrific job with this image of War of the Worlds' red weed - the hideous plants that the invading aliens set loose to grow all over our planet. The Skiffy blog points out that Taylor's illustrations are just two of many by a number of artists available on a site devoted to the best concept art dealing with War of the Worlds.

UPDATE: For all the complainers in comments below (you know who you are), I will reiterate: This album is from the 1970s. That means Steve Jobs looked at it while on acid, and decided years later to create a musical device that looks like a horrendous robot trying to destroy the Earth. Make of that what you will.