Tales from the Punchbowl

Primus - Tales from the Punchbowl
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Based on 3 reviews
1995 Ratings: #274 / 466
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1995 Ratings: #201
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This felt a bit less "Primusy" then the last 3 albums, though it's still great overall. Trying to change things up wasn't a bad idea on their part and they continued to deliver really well on a lot of the things that they were great at.


Yeah, this is where I feel like Primus as a whole starts to drop in quality, the overall vibe is a LOT more slow and mellow on this.

But honestly, there is still so much creativity on this and every song is pretty enjoyable to listen to. Even though their ideas and overall quality is starting to dip, this album still holds up as pretty darn good.

Overall, has some really nice grooves and melody, just compared to other Primus releases you notice that this is a little lackluster.


Cowboy moshpits everywhere

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Track List

  1. Professor Nutbutter's House of Treats
  2. Mrs. Blaileen
  3. Wynona's Big Brown Beaver
  4. Southbound Pachyderm
  5. Space Farm
  6. Year of the Parrot
  7. Hellbound 17 1/2 (Theme From)
  8. Glass Sandwich
  9. Del Davis Tree Farm
  10. De Anza Jig
  11. On the Tweek Again
  12. Over the Electric Grapevine
  13. Captain Shiner
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Added on: August 23, 2014