Tago Mago

Can - Tago Mago
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
1971 Ratings: #14 / 108
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Based on 363 ratings
1971 Ratings: #4
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February 1971 / Release Date
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United Artists / Label
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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
TreyLikesBands
87
Great

I'm alone... it's cold. This is a haunting experience, I have to say. I sat in the dark while listening to this because I was bored, and yeah... I'm kinda freaked out right now. This album makes me want to take every drug there ever was at once and have this album be the soundtrack to my consequential death. They must've been shooting Mexican black tar heroine into their urethras to create this record, because I've never heard anything like it before.

Color: Black
FAV TRACKS: ... read more
YessYessYessYes
95
A year prior to this revelation of a record, after the leave of absence of Malcolm Mooney CAN had been desperate to find a lead man to fill in the void. A young Japanese traveler named Kenji "Damo" Suzuki came into contact with some of the members and even if he wasn’t musically trained, something intrigued them about this foreign man they had met whilst exploring the city of Munich.

In 1971, CAN had been invited to stay inside a castle for one year without paying any type of ... read more
SolidGoldTooth
97
Halleluwha, Aumgn, Peking O. is the best three track run on any album.

Ok if I pretend Black Saint and Third doesn't exist this would be true.
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Added on: March 15, 2013