Trout Mask Replica

Captain Beefheart - Trout Mask Replica
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Based on 3 reviews
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Based on 204 ratings
1969 Ratings: #32
June 16, 1969 / Release Date
LP / Format
Straight, Reprise / Label
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I survived 62 seconds
If you're ever really bored or have the free time, it's always fun to look through all the negative reviews of this across the internet.

"the only drug that could make this better is cyanide"

"The second song, “The Dust Blows Forward ‘N The Dust Blows Back,” is just him singing with no music behind him, and it doesn’t even sound like his voice. It sounds like a dorky math teacher’s singing voice."

"Own the album but will not soon. Will ... read more
Roses are red
Who needs rhyming
That's lame
This old fart was smart
Gucci Gucci Gucci
6ix9ine going to prison for being too pushy
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
after hearing this was one of the best albums of all time, i was anticipating listening to trout mask replica very much, and i finally got around to it. and all i have in my mind right now is: what. the. fuck. im all for experimental and unkempt music, but this is TOO unkempt. many of the lyrics, as odd and metaphorical as they are, really just come off as a load of bullshit and uninspired blabber. i really dont intend to be a contrarian, but i cant get into this LP.
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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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