Trout Mask Replica (studio album) by Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band
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Trout Mask Replica is ranked as the best album by Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band.
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This album is rated in the top 17% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 74.8/100, a mean average of 74.6/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 74.8/100. The standard deviation for this album is 23.9.
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By the third listen I found any enjoyment in this album, it's still not something that I would listen to daily, but it is intriguing me.
I think that this is too long, and some tracks are too avant-garde for me to enjoy.
The best tracks: Ella Guru, Moonlight On Vermont, My Human Gets Me Blues.
I disagree with people who think this is all anti-music, songs like Ella Guru and Sugar and Spikes are bangers and Moonlight on Vermont is one of the best rock songs ever, but this is incosistent as fuck, almost as if the Don mocks what the rest of the band worked so hard to achieve. Overall I prefer their next album as it cuts away the filler.
After two listens it is still offputting for me and I can't see what others can in this record. There is a couple of listenable tracks but this is mostly nonsensical off-beat noise.
Perfection. The culmination of the entirety of music, the peak of the mountain it had been building towards. Beautiful, sweet cacophony.
This album opened my eyes (and ears) to an entire genre of experimentation that I didn't know I needed.
I’ve wanted to listen to this album for years and it is finally on Apple Music. I had very high expectations going into this album and this is typically music that I like. I was extremely disappointed after my first listen of this album. I usually try to have an open mind and view the music from different angles but I cannot find many appealing qualities about this album. The music itself was pretty awful and all over the place in an unenjoyable way, and didn’t even slightly have a structure to it. It got pretty old and nauseating after the first 5 songs. A few songs were somewhat interesting, the best probably being “Moonlight on Vermont” but a little more than 3/4 of my way through the album I had to stop listening. Sorry. Just listened to Safe as Milk and I really really like it a lot better than this! Maybe if the album had better production it would be better, everything seems sort of flat
The rock album that really matters.
A total chaotic, no melody, a music equivalent of a barbed wire. There's so many madness in every part of this record, even the background of it. Zappa had gave Beefheart as many creative freedom as he needed it. The output of a double album made it such as a long mess ruptured to every music fan's ears. I don't think myself would admit to be a fan, but you can't just ignore the fun of the madness within. That's the beauty of it.
One of the few albums I would include in the "must-listen" category.
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