The Claypool Lennon Delirium - South of Reality
Critic Score
Based on 10 reviews
2019 Ratings: #276 / 757
User Score
Based on 115 ratings
2019 Ratings: #327
Liked by 1 person
February 22, 2019 / Release Date
LP / Format
Prawn Song, ATO / Label
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God this is so solid. Such a surreal experience with amazing musicianship from Claypool and Lennon.

I don't really get the lack of appreciation this gets like I read some people's reviews and they are saying this feels more like a Claypool record and not enough of Lennon ... like what are you even talking about ... this sounds nothing like a Les Claypool album. This has so many electronic synths, melodic guitar riffs and less bass focused grooves ... and even if that was the case why is that ... read more
One of the most intriguing prog albums of 2019 so far
One of the best prog albums of the decade, really enjoyable.
The second to last February album to be retroactively reviewed until I can finally move on to March. This is going to be a fun ride, right?

This time we have The Claypool Lennon Delirium, which is the supergroup of Les Claypool of Primus fame, and Sean Lennon - son of the quite notable John Lennon... and Yoko Ono. Quite the supergroup if you ask me. Before heading into this project I was familiar with Les Claypool's music while in the band Primus, though I had never bothered to check out his ... read more
The quirky lyrics from Sean Lennon and the great bass lines from Les Claypool fit very nicely together and "South Of Reality" is a very fun, albeit very bizarre, listen.

Fav Tracks: Amethyst Realm, Toady Man's Hour, Blood And Rockets, Easily Charmed By Fools, Boriska, South Of Reality

Least Fav Track: Little Fishes

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Track List

  1. Little Fishes
  2. Blood and Rockets: Movement I, Saga of Jack Parsons / Movement II, Too the Moon
  3. South of Reality
  4. Boriska
  5. Easily Charmed by Fools
  6. Amethyst Realm
  7. Toady Man's Hour
  8. Cricket Chronicles Revisited: Pt. I, Ask Your Doctor / Pt. II, Psyde Effects
  9. Like Fleas
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Added on: November 10, 2018