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3.56 | 23 ratings | 1 reviews | 30% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1993

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Val De Travers (6:13)
2. Une Correspondance (5:04)
3. La Fée Verte (5:10)
4. Fleurs Du Mal (4:06)
5. Artemisia Absinthium (4:30)
6. Notre Dame De L'oubli (For Olivier Messiaen) (4:47)
7. Verlaine, Pt. 1: Un Midi Moins Dix (4:23)
8. Verlaine, Pt. 2: La Bleue (6:01)
9. ...Rend Fou (6:03)

Total Time: 46:17

Line-up / Musicians

- John Zorn / alto saxophone, vocals
- Fred Frith / bass
- Joey Baron / drums
- Bill Frisell / guitar
- Wayne Horvitz / keyboards

Releases information

CD Avant (Avan 004), 1993

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NAKED CITY Absinthe ratings distribution

(23 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(30%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(26%)
Good, but non-essential (35%)
Collectors/fans only (9%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

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3 stars 'Absinthe' is the last, & by far the strangest album of Naked City's catalogue. Rather than returning to their trademark genre-blending jazz core sound, for 'Absinthe' Zorn opted to do something entirely different. The members traded in their instruments for microtonal & prepared guitars (Frisel ... (read more)

Report this review (#208827) | Posted by Captain Capricorn | Thursday, March 26, 2009 | Review Permanlink

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