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APOSTROPHE (')

Frank Zappa

 

RIO/Avant-Prog

4.03 | 692 ratings

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snobb
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4 stars One of most commercially successful Zappa albums is no way pop-album. Even if one of most accessible his albums ( what is the main reason for it's commercial success), this album is still essential Zappa.

One of the best Zappa's musicians line-up contains such names as Jack Bruce on bass, Jean-Luc Ponty on violin, George Duke on keys, Ainsley Dunbar on drums between others. Plus brass section.

Album's music is heavily based on blues/blues-rock with some brass rock arrangements and great solos, often of free form. Zappa sings half-spoken vocals, with full of black humour lyrics. His guitar solos are as great as usual. Even if album is short and almost all songs are short as well, all music sounds as one blues-fusion-avant opera. Excellent musicianship in combination of Zappa's charisma is present in full form there.

Possibly, one of easiest entrance to Zappa's world. After listening you will love it or possibly will hate it. But just try to catch these vibrations, and you will feel the hunger to second and next Zappa albums, one after another.Really 4,5.

snobb | 4/5 |

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