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Rihanna, ‘Forty Licks,’ and a Brief History of Album Cover Tongues

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More and more details about Rihanna's Talk That Talk continue to trickle out, and today brought the singer's latest album cover. Much like all the art found on her CDs, it's pretty much a photo of Rihanna showcasing whatever hairstyle she's sporting these days, except for one minor detail: This time around, she is sticking out her tongue. The saucy pose got The Amp thinking about what other album and single covers featured people showing off their taste buds. From Kiss to Madonna to Ozzy to Gaga, there have been a lot. Behold this brief history of album cover tongues:

Kiss - Lick It Up

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Poison - Open Up and Say... Ahh!

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Ozzy Osbourne - Speak of the Devil

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Madonna - Hard Candy

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The Rolling Stones - Forty Licks

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King Crimson - In the Court of the Crimson King

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Ke$ha - "Blah Blah Blah"

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Red Hot Chili Peppers - Blood Sugar Sex Magick

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Pet Shop Boys - Actually

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Madonna - "What It Feels Like for a Girl"

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My Bloody Valentine - Glider

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Bloc Party - Intimacy

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Santigold - Santogold

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This Heat - Deceit

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Ozzy Osbourne - Bark at the Moon

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Lady Gaga - Born This Way

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And on a purely literal level...

Talking Heads - Speaking in Tongues

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Did we forget any? Let us know in the comments.

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