AOTY 2019

Freedom is Free

Chicano Batman - Freedom is Free
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2017 Ratings: #146 / 725
User Score
Based on 28 ratings
2017 Ratings: #313
March 3, 2017 / Release Date
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Angstyout
82
Great album and enjoyable listen. Freedom music real groovy.
maciek91
60
For every person who is fascinated with band’s name (I was): there is a little bit of Chicano here, but not much of the Batman. However, there’s freedom, which sometimes is actually free. And most importantly, there’s fun.

Musicians’ use slow-jam soul, a little bit of psychedelia, which reminds me of a brave attempts to imitate early Frank Zappa. Yet, if you were looking for saviours of Los Angeles’ latino music, you will be disappointed. Freedom Is Free is an ... read more
daFigz
78
Frankly, I'm partial to Chicano Batman because I am a Chicano who happens to love ambitious, exploratory and polished musicianship emerging from this community. My suggestion: I borrowed it from the local library. I like it heaps. I feel good when I listen to it. You decide how to spend your money and time. This one is a trip... strange and intoxicating.
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Track List

  1. Passed You By
  2. Friendship (Is a Small Boat In a Storm)
  3. Angel Child
  4. Freedom Is Free
  5. La Jura
  6. La Jura
  7. Flecha Al Sol
  8. Jealousy
  9. Right Off the Back
  10. Run
  11. The Taker Story
  12. Area C
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Added on: February 28, 2017