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    Posted: July 28 2006 at 16:09
Well, I've listened a few songs from them and are cool, specially by the bass lines.
I've been looking for their albums and is very hard to get them (and at reasonable price) here in my country. I have the opportunity to buy their first one "Suck On This". Is it worth buying this album or I should keep looking for other albums and which one ?
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 28 2006 at 17:18
I would try to get ahold of Sailing the Seas of Cheese,an excellent Primus album to start with.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 28 2006 at 17:23
Tales from the Punchbowl got me hooked.Thumbs Up
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 28 2006 at 17:41
Sailing the Seas of Cheese.   If you want something darker and less accessible I recommend Pork Soda. 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 28 2006 at 21:05
Suck on This is an interesting live album that has songs that would appear on many future Primus studio albums...

John the Fisherman, Groundhog's Day, Harold of the Rocks, Pudding Time, and Frizzle Fry would end up on the Frizzle Fry album. Tommy the Cat would wind up on Sailing the Seas of Cheese. Pressman would end up on Pork Soda. And The Heckler would wind up at the end of Coattails of a Dead Man on Antipop. Jellikit is the only song on that album that wouldn't appear on future ones.

Anyway, Suck on This is a good album, but it's not the best album to start with Primus. I'd recommend Frizzle Fry or Sailing the Seas of Cheese.



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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 28 2006 at 21:17
Seas of Cheese / Frizzle Fry recommendation seconded (or thirded or fourthed probablyTongue)
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 29 2006 at 02:22
Originally posted by TheProgtologist TheProgtologist wrote:

I would try to get ahold of Sailing the Seas of Cheese,an excellent Primus album to start with.


I recently got that when I was in London (at a very cheap price!), and I've listened to it twice so far. Good album indeed, though a bit samey in places - I think repeated listens are needed in order to appreciate it fully. However, "Fish On" is a fantastic track, IMHO (you can find it in MP3 format here on PA).
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 29 2006 at 15:51
Frizzle Fry or Seas of Cheese get my votes.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 29 2006 at 19:16
Get Sailing The Seas of Cheese first, then Pork Soda. Then Frizzle Fry and Suck on This.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 29 2006 at 20:28
Originally posted by Barla Barla wrote:

Well, I've listened a few songs from them and are cool, specially by the bass lines.
I've been looking for their albums and is very hard to get them (and at reasonable price) here in my country. I have the opportunity to buy their first one "Suck On This". Is it worth buying this album or I should keep looking for other albums and which one ?
 
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Tales from the Punchbowl is the album that got me on Primus... hahah great stuff..
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 30 2006 at 16:35
Thank you, guys. I think I'll look for "Sailing The Seas Of Cheese".
 
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