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DOC AT THE RADAR STATION

Captain Beefheart

 

RIO/Avant-Prog

4.06 | 67 ratings

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Evolver
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Crossover & JazzRock/Fusion Teams
4 stars This album, the penultimate studio album from the great Captain features an angular sound, somewhat similar to what Snakefinger was creating at around the same time, but with Beefheart's unique style of poetic lyricism. The songs, as odd sounding as they are, get an amazing performance from the band, which includes long time Zappa trombonist, Bruce Fowler, the great John French and Gary Lucas, and Snakefinger sideman to be Eric Drew Feldman.

This is not the best of Captain Beefheart's final three albums (that honor goes to "Baqt Chain Puller) , which of all of his, rank as my favorites, but it still provides a wealth of listening pleasure.

A solid 4 stars!!!

Evolver | 4/5 |

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