Head Hunters

Herbie Hancock - Head Hunters
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
1973 Ratings: #22 / 109
User Score
Based on 253 ratings
1973 Ratings: #11
Liked by 12 people
October 26, 1973 / Release Date
LP / Format
Columbia / Label
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86
This is the epitome of jazz fusion. The bass riffs are infectious and a standout point of the record, and the accumulation of various instruments together creating this groovy 70's essential is mindblowing. The climaxes are above and beyond what I had expected, steadily building into absolute mayhem of jazz and funk colliding into a clash of traditional jazz and progression of the genre.
Additionally, I love how Head Hunters begins with its most experimental, funky, and frankly best track, ... read more
AllShallParish
90
this album has no business being this fucking amazing
thamostonres
90
jazz but funky 😎
MonkeMan
93
I absolutely love jazz funk. Not only that, but this album is exceedingly innovative and original.
JayCrackers
88
I fidn the first two track outstanding and fully engaging every moments and offers some of the ebst fusion of jazz and funk their was in the 70's. The last 2 tracks are still great but i often find them less grabbing and I often drift sometimes with them as they go into the background too much.

Track Review

Chameleon 9.5/10
Watermelon Man 9.5/10
Sly 8.5/10.
Vein Melter 7.5/10.

Average: 8.8/10
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Track List

  1. Chameleon
  2. Watermelon Man
  3. Sly
  4. Vein Melter
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Added on: April 5, 2013