I don't think that explanation makes sense to anyone except me, so here's an illustration:
When I hover over this album, it looks fine because this is the only band on the album:
But when I hover over this album, because it's a compilation it just shows up as the silly generic fanart. It also does the same when I hover over the "All Artists" and ".." options, which is also annoying*.
As you can see, it works in Transparency, but I am reluctant to use that skin as it does not quite meet my requirements. I am using XBMC Eden RC1 for Windows. Cheers.
*(I would really like to remove these items from view altogether. I tried making an advancedsettings.xml file with the following in it, as was described in other threads, but even after restarting the program it did not seem to work. Is there a new way of doing it in Eden or something?)
<hideallitems>true</hideallitems> <!-- removes the "*All" items from the music library -->