Option to change 'cover photo' / photo used at top of profile

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I realise more customisation are reportedly on the way. However, in terms of issues with layout of current profile the main issue is that the 'cover photo' at the top just doesn't work. It takes too thin a slice from a picture (is it top artist? top album? random? I can't tell) for it to provide any useful information. Perhaps if there was a fade going down so that more was shown but information ontop remained readable it would be better. Alternatively add ability for people to add banners for artists that people can up vote like with artist photos and use those instead. That's two ideas off the top of my head, I'm sure others can probably think of other and better changes...
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I think it takes the photo of the artist who is your "top track". I've customised my charts to show a few different artists in the cover photo and on all of them only their forheads are visible.
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Surrealistic art.
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My cover photo is currently Celldweller's forehead. If we can't have custom cover photos then we need vote buttons on artist's photos to vote them as cover photos.
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Could you please consider this? My profile header is currently Little Boots' nose.

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Firstneim Lastneim

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Lucky you! I generally only get foreheads! 
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My Cover image is of a band that happened to have the same name as the one who performs my most played track (but 20 or 30 years beforehand).

So, at the top of my page, I have a picture of a band that I've never listened to and I can't change it.

A rethink required of this feature is required, this will be reasonably common.
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This is also a problem on the artist pages. As an example of the extreme, this is the banner you see when looking at the Various Artists page, or any album by Various Artists. Any other artist page uses its second most voted image as a banner, just hoping it'll fit. I hope this is a temporary solution.
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That would be great to have. Even if the picture is okay, sometimes you want to show something other than top track. Or maybe show top tracks of all time below, but top track of last week on the cover photo. Since it's such a prominent part of the profile, it would make sense if you could customise it more easily than "listen to the track you want there until it's your top track" :P

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