Captain Beefheart

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The Captain, Captain beefheart, Captain Beefheart and his magic band. Let me just relive a few of my teen-age years. You modern kids were not the first to play and listen to experimental music. I was listening dancing to the original in the early 70’s Captain Beef heart was a ... Read review

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The Captain of my youth

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"The Captain, Captain beefheart, Captain Beefheart and his magic band. Let me just relive a few of my teen-age years. You modern kids were not the first to play and listen to experimental music. I was listening dancing to the original in the early 70’s Captain Beef heart was a master of weird sounds he was a genius his voice so full of emotion and depth and wide octave range. He played the harmonica, saxophone and harp. He played with the magic ..." Read review
27.07.2004

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the magic band

Advantagesgeneral insanity

Disadvantagesyou might not get it...

"its hard to write about beefeart, as its hardly fair to compare anythin they have done with anyone elses music. i guess in a very general sense you could say frank zappa, its got the same jazzy edge, but its slightly like comparing blue to green, theyre both primary colours, but you wouldn't really be able to say that they were similar. if you like complacent, generic music, dont look here, beefheart is a hive of energy, excitement and experimentation, ..." Read review
17.11.2004

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Interesting and original music.
Recorded on a 4 track. (*)
Experimental and unique
Needs a few listens (*)
The nostalgia trip
Not to everyone's taste (*)
easy to listen to, chilled out, amazing lyrics
i cant sing as well as they can :( (*)
Excellent music
A little out there.... (*)
unique vocals, good lyrics and beautiful guitar
none I can think of - not enough gigs! (*)
great band, great sound, awesome live!
may take a bit of getting into (*)
Completely original
Never really got the credit they deserved (*)
indispensable 90s fem-rock
low-key image, fluid line-up (*)
Powerful, emotional, fantastic live
They split up! (*)
Something a little different
Their first album so still finding their bearings (*)
(*) Reviews by Ciao members