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The Residents



4.17 | 116 ratings

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4 stars This is an amazing and disturbing album from the eyeball guys. It's an amazing deconstruction of a number of sixies and early seventies popular song, recorded in pure Residents style. It's disturbing both for it's harshness of sound, and the Nazi imagery that pervades the album art, and makes it's way into the album's two tracks.

The two main tracks are bizarre concoctions of songs like Land Of 1000 Dances, It's My Party, In A Gadda Da Vida, and a whole slew of others. Part of the fun is in figuring out just what song the Residents are playing. A favorite section to me is when they mix Let It Be and Sympathy For The Devil together.

The remainder of the CD are from two early singles, mostly referencing The Beatles and The Rolling Stones, so they fit the theme.

I don't want to give away too much about what appears on this great album. Just let me warn you: your girlfriend will probably hate it.

Evolver | 4/5 |


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