Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - Trout Mask Replica
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
1969 Ratings: #9 / 111
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Based on 587 ratings
1969 Ratings: #48
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I survived 62 seconds

Edit: over a year later I see I offended people. Funny enough I ended up hearing 20 minutes of material from this thing and I think it is one of the worst albums I have ever heard
I want to live on this planet.

FAV TRACKS: Frownland, The Dust Blows Forward n' the Dust Blows Back, Dachau Blues, Hair Pie: Bake 1, Moonlight on Vermont, Sweet Sweet Bulbs, China Pig, Dali's Car, When Big Joan Sets Up, Orange Claw Hammer, Hobo Chang Ba, Steal Softly thru Snow, Old Fart At Play, Veteran's Day Poppy, Neon Meate Dream of a Octafish

LEAST FAV TRACK: Pachuco Cadaver
Poggers based fishe

Captain Beefhearts 'Trout Mask Replica' is an absolute fucking mess of an album, it's easily one of the most disjointed, malformed, awful sounding and nonsensical albums I've ever heard, but I fucking love it. No, I will not explain why I like it because to put it bluntly, I don't even think I can, mostly because this thing is just so confusing and ridiculous that I can't really put it to words, all I can really put it in is laughter, as 'Trout Mask Replica' is the funniest ... read more
For my 100th review, I decided to challenge myself by reviewing “Trout Mask Replica,” one of the most polarizing albums ever made. I’ve had an empty document with just “100th review” for hours. I wasn’t even sure where to start. How do you review an album that actively defies every music convention that we know? How do you review an album that confuses a person even after multiple listens? Well, I tried my best, and writing this review has furthered my ... read more
If you're anything like me, you see the funny fish man and think to yourself, "huh that's odd, I should check that out," but for a while you don't check it out, you just think of the fish man's face until it's all you can think about, and then you feel as if you NEED to hear the fish man's music. You put the album on, and within the first ten seconds you turn it off. The next day, you keep thinking how strange that album was and go back to hear it one more time, this time listening a ... read more
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Track List

  1. Frownland
  2. The Dust Blows Forward 'n the Dust Blows Back
  3. Dachau Blues
  4. Ella Guru
  5. Hair Pie: Bake 1
  6. Moonlight on Vermont
  7. Pachuco Cadaver
  8. Bills Corpse
  9. Sweet Sweet Bulbs
  10. Neon Meate Dream of a Octafish
  11. China Pig
  12. My Human Gets Me Blues
  13. Dali's Car
  14. Hair Pie: Bake 2
  15. Pena
  16. Well
  17. When Big Joan Sets Up
  18. Fallin' Ditch
  19. Sugar 'n Spikes
  20. Ant Man Bee
  21. Orange Claw Hammer
  22. Wild Life
  23. She's Too Much for My Mirror
  24. Hobo Chang Ba
  25. The Blimp (mousetrapreplica)
  26. Steal Softly thru Snow
  27. Old Fart at Play
  28. Veteran's Day Poppy

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Added on: May 13, 2013