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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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
this album has no business being this fucking amazing
jazz but funky 😎
I absolutely love jazz funk. Not only that, but this album is exceedingly innovative and original.
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