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ABSOLUTELY FREE

Frank Zappa

 

RIO/Avant-Prog

4.09 | 352 ratings

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tuxon
4 stars A great follow-up to the legendary Freak Out. The first part of the album starts with the satirical (typical trademark of Zappa I think) Plastic People, after that it's all about fruit and vegetables, The Duke of Prunes starts slow and slightly weird, but slowely through the next songs the band works towards the organic final which finds it's highlight in the Invocation and Ritual Dance of the Pumpkin. The second part of the album is equally great, short musical segments and songs strung together in a cohesive flow that gets better with each passing second. The songs in itself are great fun, but the real wonder of this album can be best heard and appreciated when you listen the two sides of the album as continuous songs. Absolutely Free is a great album and the music does justice to the album title as it breaks all the barriers of conventional music and just is whatever the artists wants it to be. Fun and quality rolled into one, deceptively simple or franticly odd. A great listen, judge yourself, and take the time to let the music sink in.
tuxon | 4/5 |

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