Tago Mago

Can - Tago Mago
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Based on 4 reviews
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Based on 182 ratings
1971 Ratings: #5
February 1971 / Release Date
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MarkCooper
95
All the edge Pink Floyd never had
EMR
97
Germany experimentalists Can were (are and will most likely keep on being) one of the most creative, eccentric and influential band to come out of the 70s. At the time they started releasing records, most of the forward-thinking bands and artists who shared Can's eagerness for unconventional music, were either trying out rawer songwriting styles (which would later give birth to the punk ethos) or indulging into huge, cinematic and erudite aesthetics that would immediately bloom into the fertile ... read more
Sorrugis
78
Honestly I'm pretty conflicted on this one. While I appreciate and respect the more extreme experimental moments on this album for how off-the-wall and forward-thinking they are for their time (Aumgn and Peking O. to be specific), unfortunately I just can't hang with them from a listenability standpoint.

I mean, it just sounds to me like the guys from Can got together in the studio (presumably stoned as fuck), recorded themselves making a bunch of noise, and were ballsy enough to slap it on a ... read more
rika_
80
this could have been another 7/10 album i would forget about very quickly were it not for the last three tracks, which (at times) don't even sound like they're coming from the same album as the ones before.
Windoze
85
This album is nuts. I can't really describe it in detail, but it's nuts. Something that you need to listen to at least once. Especially for tracks like "Aumgn" and "Peking O.".
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Track List

  1. Paperhouse
  2. Mushroom
  3. Oh Yeah
  4. Halleluhwah
  5. Aumgn
  6. Peking O
  7. Bring Me Coffee or Tea
 
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