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Frank Zappa - The Mothers Of Invention: Freak Out! CD (album) cover


Frank Zappa



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Megaphone of Destiny
4 stars This album is the beginning of the freak music style and way of life. Frank said that he always thought that Freak out! would be a hit... it is absolutely marvellous, although almost commercial. Beginning with hungry freaks daddy that smashes on america's face the ignorant [&*!#] that once was beginning to grow, through to who are the brain police?, another question no one seemed to answer, until, help i'm rock, that transforms into help i'm a cop(!), and monster magnet, the first progsong (?). Of course it has some love songs, that we should hear with a sneer. Zappa rubs love of my life on i ain't got no heart, giving us contraditory sentiments and implying in a very inteligent way that we should listen and understand the world and art with criticism and personality. Of course Frank would flourish all these songs afterwards, but the recording has a drive that excedes most of the things that other rock artists were doing at that time. Absolutely brilliant!
Megaphone of Destiny | 4/5 |


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