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ExpandingMan -
88
bumping my score because this record consistently reminds me what emotions are.
ExpandingMan -
50
This record has always felt like some kind of shit-post to me. It's so openly and unapologetically goofy and low effort.

Easy listening instrumentals, 0 songwriting ability on display (listen to "Hoolah Hoolah" if you dont believe me), only vague hints of the sort of psychedelic and abrasive vibe Can is known for. I LOVE Malcolm Mooney's vocals on "Monster Movie", but he sounds genuinely intoxicated and senile (which he may very well be) on this record.

That being ... read more
ExpandingMan -
58
Can continues with their more danceable sound, but is saved by some pretty solid performances and sound editing work by the main man Holger Czukay, who was pretty much ready to ditch Can all together at this point. No where near as insulting as it could have been, I have a soft spot for "Sunday Jam" and "Ping Pong". "EFS No. 99 'Can Can'" and "Can be" really should have stayed as a pun one of the group members had a laugh about and never made it to the ... read more
ExpandingMan -
35
From Cans early work all the way here, it is truly a journey that will leave with just one thought, "HOW DID WE GET HERE??".
Genuinely how. Can's mid-seventies work had always flirted with more radio-friendly ideas, but this is outright disgusting. Anything you enjoyed about the groups work is completely absent here, even the backbone member of the group Holger Czukay, is absent. No wonder everything on this record is mixed so poorly. The sub par instrumental bits are barely ... read more
ExpandingMan -
80
The more pop friendly Reggae and Funk elements that had been floating around in Cans last few releases come full throttle to create a record considered some of the worst content Can has to offer and considered the true beginning of the groups decline by many fans. Funny enough, this was the first Can record i listened through and i liked it just as much as i do know.

Sure it doesn’t match the achievements of their earlier works, but reggae beats, funky bass lines paired with psychedelic ... read more
Dec 27, 2019
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