Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band - Safe as Milk
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Based on 2 reviews
1967 Ratings: #23 / 58
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Based on 221 ratings
1967 Ratings: #16
Liked by 10 people
September 1, 1967 / Release Date
LP / Format
Buddah / Label
Richard Perry & Bob Krasnow / Producer
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The History of The Albums – n° 350

Experimental Rock ? Art Rock ? Blues Rock or Free Blues ? Jazz Rock ? Psychedelic Rock ? In reality, no one knows how to classify Don Glen Vliet, aka Captain Beefheart, one of the most zany, creative and influential avant-garde artists in the history of rock, just like his friend Frank Zappa. Captain Beefheart is the kind of character you can't make up even if you wanted to, an anomaly that made him one of the most surreal and delirious specimens ... read more
I heard Trout Mask Replica, then I heard Safe as Milk and was pleasantly surprised that this album is really good.
Captain Beefheart was one versatile and enigmatic artist, he played with sound and words like no other, twisting and bending them to his own fashion. What made his legacy so iconic and inspiring is due to his robustly confident spirit. Beefheart took music as a whole in the 60s, 70s, and 80s, and cut it up into a million pieces, then re-purposed it into this "frankensteinian" invention which is his discography. Captain Beefheart really was in a sense the "mad scientist" of ... read more
#25 Of Jamal's Top 100 Favorite Albums

Safe Milk is one of the most interesting and out there albums and is more of a taste of what Captain Beefheart would do down the road with Trout Mask Replica,i see Safe Milk as a starting point and one of the blueprints for more out there and weird experimentations for things to come.
Not something I really care for.
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Added on: July 30, 2013