If it had actually been left on an Autobahn in 1974.

Autobahn left on an Autobahn

Leaving this god-forsaken piece of vinyl on the Autobahn seems like a terrific idea to me, as was flyering all the record shops in the mid-eighties for the CD re-release with a much more appropriate cover for the album – selected from the road signs of Germany.

A much better cover for autobahn

Which is almost certainly why the bastards changed the cover for the CD release so that my subtle warning did not work. So here, for completeness sake, is what that would look like having been left on an Autobahn too.

The CD of Autobahn left on a Autobahn