The Mollusk (studio album) by Ween
The Mollusk is ranked as the best album by Ween.
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This album is rated in the top 1% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 83.2/100, a mean average of 81.7/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 83.4/100. The standard deviation for this album is 16.7.
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I don't care for their later stuff.
When I first heard Mutilated Lips I thought it was pretty much the most badass song ever written.
The Mollusk is like a more mature (immature sometimes) version of Flood by They Might Be Giants, lyrically and stylistically. Nothing short of fantastic.
its hard not to love this album.
Strange, playful, raucous, hypnotic, surreal, goofy, inventive, and conceptually coherent. My favorite distillate of the inimitable Ween project.
not the brownest ween album, but it's brown for sure
Ah! The Mollusk ... Hipgnosis has certainly not missed his brilliant cover art where an agglomerate of lobsters and other crustaceans of the abyss mingle in a sub-set of the most refined. The title of the tracks pays tribute to the stoic derision that is the soul of the album, including the bright "Waving my dick in the wind". When I discovered Ween (thanks to this album) I immediately laughed but with several listenings I perceived the genius of the band. In this extraordinary album, each piece is a different style from the others. Thus, Ween blithely passes electronic music, folks ballads disturbed, mystical, or just crazy. "The Mollusk" is a little jewel of humor and music, where the skill of these brilliant Ween is revealed with brilliance.
Best track: "Ocean Man"
I've listened to this a few times. It's wonderful. So many different styles in one album, but nothing that ever seems like it doesn't fit.
I'm not really whats going on but i like parts of it.
Not my favorite Ween album, but it's still Ween. Mutilated Lips is one of the greatest songs ever.
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