New Album Trend for Old Musicians?

Is the new trend for musicians of a certain age to release albums with neither artist name nor album title on the cover?

The Rolling Stones’ “A Bigger Bang” (top) and Paul McCartney’s “Chaos and Creation in the Backyard” (bottom) are currently “Better Together” at Amazon.

New Album Trend for Old Musicians?
Originally uploaded by Brian Sawyer.

In related news, see Ed’s hilarious, spot-on comments on the latest paperback book cover for an author of a certain age.