6 great music-themed puzzles and obscure jigsaws to keep you busy
24 June 2020, 16:23
It's time to up your jigsaw game with these music-themed puzzles...
They were once usually reserved for special occasions and family get-togethers, but now it seems puzzles are having a moment to shine.
With the restrictions imposed by lockdown sending us all in search of new pastimes, there's been an unprecedented demand for some good ol' puzzles.
So, if can't bear to travel down *another* snake and not ladder, here are some of the best music-themed and obscure puzzles around...
A John Lennon jigsaw
Spend an evening piecing together a portrait of the Beatles' frontman John Lennon.
Our recommendation for tackling this 1000-piece puzzle is to accompany it with some music from the man himself.
Take on this Elvis Presley puzzle
Become the King of Puzzles as you piece together the King of Rock and Roll.
Just make sure you don't get the pieces 'All Shook Up'...
More of a Queen fan?
It seems most music legends have a puzzle dedicated to them – and here's another to add to the list.
Spend an evening piecing together one of Queen's most recognisable album covers with this 500-piece challenge.
And, of course, listening to Queen II is a must while completing this puzzle. Find it here.
Here's a more wackier Beatles' puzzle...
Fancy something different? Well, this Beatles' puzzle is definitely on the more quirky side of the jigsaw catalogue.
We'd recommend trying not to stare at the fluorescent picture for too long, but that's kind of unavoidable when it comes to a jigsaw puzzle.
Among the organised chaos in this picture is all of the iconography from the very memorable 'Yellow Submarine' music video.
Get your hands on it here.
This album cover jigsaw is perfect for AC/DC fans
Is this possibly the most rock and roll puzzle out there?
AC/DC have released a new series of jigsaws which are made up of four album covers.
You can piece together the artwork for the 1976 international version of High Voltage, For Those About To Rock (1981), Blow Up Your Video (1987), and Ballbreaker (1995).
Each puzzle is made up of 500 pieces. You can get your hands on them from September 4, or pre-order here.
Fancy a real challenge? This clear jigsaw puzzle takes no prisoners...
It's pretty much the routine with any jigsaw puzzle: do your edge pieces first and work from there.
But what if your edge pieces all look *exactly* the same? And so does the rest of the puzzle?
If you're tiring of picturesque jigsaws and fancy a new kind of challenge, maybe this one is for you. Get it here.