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This review is from: Strictly Commercial [VINYL] (Vinyl)
Frank Zappa for beginners? Maybe. But also for the hardcore fan who sometimes just want a career wide slice that touches all the bases; avant garde wackiness; satire; humour; band lampoonery; pastiche; and great guitar playing. Peaches En Regalia from Hot Rats 67 is a fitting starter and one of his finest moments. Almost a classical piece for modern rock orchestra, replete with melody and informed arrangements. The hilarious Cosmik Debris gives us the album title ("Strictly Commercial"). Sexual Harassment In The Workplace showcases his awesome soloing abilities. Other highlights include San Ber'dino, Trouble Every Day, I'm The Slime, Montana (Single Version), Muffin Man. Surprisingly You Are What You Is, title track from his most accessible album is missing. Id have lobbed in Love Of My Life too.