PARLIAMENT — Motor Booty Affair (review)

PARLIAMENT — Motor Booty Affair album cover Album · 1978 · Funk Buy this album from MMA partners
2/5 ·
Warthur
Another high-concept Parliament album in the tradition of The Clones of Dr Funkenstein and others from the mid-to-late 1970s. This time around the album is let down by what to my ears sounds like a rather lacklustre musical backing underpinning George Clinton's fanciful narration, which once again is to obtrusive for my tastes. Given that Funkadelic were proving themselves to still be extremely inventive and musically capable at around the same time, I suspect this might be a consequence of the division of labour George Clinton hit upon - Funkadelic does the credible music, Parliament play in the background whilst Clinton talks. Not thrilling.
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