FRANK ZAPPA — Hot Rats (review)

FRANK ZAPPA — Hot Rats album cover Album · 1969 · Jazz Related Rock Buy this album from MMA partners
3.5/5 ·
seyo
Since I ever heard only a couple of countless Zappa albums I cannot consider myself an expert, but this one is really good, in particular for those who like classic fusion. My favorites are "Peaches en Regalia" and "Willie the Pimp", the latter being the only vocal track on the album, sung by Captain Beefheart and with an unimaginably long guitar solo. However the remainder may sound a bit monotonous for uninitiated listeners, with lengthy instrumental sections, albeit perfectly played by Zappa, Underwood, Ponty and others. I felt a bit too strained when listening this so, despite a general high esteem of this album, I cannot say that particularly enjoy it. Perhaps some other time.
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