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3.69 | 8 ratings | 2 reviews | 25% 5 stars

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Boxset/Compilation, released in 2002

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Betty's Body (3:30)
2. Wolverines (2:57)
3. Kick a Picnic (2:27)
4. God's Magic Finger. Road (3:22)
5. Hanging by His Hair. Road (3:29)
6. Fire Fall (3:37)
7. How to Get a Head [edit] (3:17)
8. The Aging Musician [edit] (2:52)
9. The Sour Song (2:45)
10. Jello Jack [edit] (2:16)
11. Harry the Head (2:57)
12. Safety Is a Cootie Wootie [edit] (3:54)
13. Boy in Love (2:57)
14. Would We Be Alive? [edit] (4:01)
15. Moisture (1:06)
16. Hello Skinny (2:25)
17. Constantinople (2:25)
18. God Song (3:44)
19. Smelly Tongues (1:47)
20. Icky Flix Theme (0:57)

Line-up / Musicians

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Releases information

-Released in 2002 on CD by East Side Digital, Euro Ralph, and Bomba

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THE RESIDENTS Petting Zoo ratings distribution

(8 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(25%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(38%)
Good, but non-essential (25%)
Collectors/fans only (12%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

THE RESIDENTS Petting Zoo reviews

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Review by Syzygy
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR Honorary Collaborator
4 stars 3.5 stars really, but as it's a low price release I'll round it up to 4 stars for being such good value.

This is a collection of The Residents' more accessible material in reverse chronological order, and covers most of their main releases. The focus here is on their more conventional song based material, so it's not brilliantly representative of their output as a whole, but the chances are that if you like this stuff you'll enjoy a lot of their wierder excursions as well. The selections from Roadworms (God's Magic Finger and Hanging By His Hair) are probably the pick of the bunch, but everything on here is pretty good.

Cautiously recommended if you want to dip a toe in the water, but remember that this isn't the whole story.

Latest members reviews

3 stars Primo, I give 3 stars cause it's only a compilation with 2 new tracks. Yes, it's a cheap $$$ album but I don't concider it in the album value. Secondo, each "THE RESIDENTS" album got an specific ambiance. This one don't cause is a compilation. But, I've to admit : The tracks are awesome (as ... (read more)

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