Mr. Bungle - California
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Based on 4 reviews
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Based on 226 ratings
1999 Ratings: #10
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Day 6

Mr Bungle is a group I’ve been really wanting to check out, but for one reason or another, never had the time to fully commit to it. Thankfully, this gave me an opportunity for it.

This shit was weird, but it’s the good kinda weird, fortunately. The switch ups between the track-listing, and sometimes within the track itself, were jarring at first, but gre to be the main selling point for this album for me. It goes from point A to point B to ... read more
omg yes i ejaculate hungarian paprika for fun oh yes yes
Mr. Bungle's music to me is like a circus - I see the bearded lady, and the guy swallowing the sword, and mutants of every kind, and I'm certainly entertained, but by the end of it I'm not sure I actually had a good time. I had a good reaction, not a good time.
Mike Patton Project: #7 (REDO)

Alright last re-review as of now so after this I just have to review Sol Invictus and I'll be completely done with this series! Well until another Patton album comes out in a month.

New Review

Mr. Bungle is definitely a grower band. Every single album of theres has grown on me with every relisten. California is one I probably shouldve done a new review on a while ago as this one has been growing on me for quite some time but we're here now. ... read more
Okay so this is an absolute masterpiece. I genuinely believe this is the greatest musical composition of all time by a long way. The amount of sheer talent in this record is mesmerising.
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Track List

  1. Sweet Charity
  2. None of Them Knew They Were Robots
  3. Retrovertigo
  4. The Air-Conditioned Nightmare
  5. Ars Moriendi
  6. Pink Cigarette
  7. Golem II: The Bionic Vapour Boy
  8. The Holy Filament
  9. Vanity Fair
  10. Goodbye Sober Day  
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Added on: March 11, 2013