New Life For Album Cover Art?

Since the near-demise of the vinyl LP, consumers and critics alike have lamented the concomitant death of the art of the album cover. But the connection between the contents of an album and its packaging may be making a comeback. “Computer graphics are making album covers — some of them, anyway — all the more intriguing, even in the age of the criminally scaled- down cover art of CDs. An album cover has no business not being a work of art.” Still, with single-song downloads seeming to be the wave of the future, how can album art possibly adapt?