The Brown Album



by FrizzleFried USER (15 Reviews)
May 23rd, 2012 | 6 replies

Release Date: 1997 | Tracklist

Review Summary: I will spread your mind.

Primus is in my opinion one of the most talented musical groups in the world. Sitting next to Rush in the line (somehow) they both are epic! And the musicians in the bands are phenomenal. This album features a new drummer under the name of "Bryan "Brain" Mantia". He wasn't the best drummer, but Tim and Jay crush Brain. But he played fine on this record. This album sounds like classic music. As in the bass and drums and some of the guitar make it sound kind of old-fashioned. Which is what The Brown Album is pretty much recognized for. So here are the tracks No. 1-15.

1. The Return of Sathington Willoughby (5:04)
On frizzle fry, there was an interlude called Sathington Willoughby. A good intro to start the album. It is Sathington Willoughby making a speech, and some guitar drums you know. Very good. 4/5

2. Fisticuffs (4:25)
A creepy song, a creepy guitar riff, creepy song, creepy drumming, thats all. 4/5

3. Golden Boy (3:05)
This is a song where you can hear the F-- word. Though he says it as in F--er. This song is catchy and pretty well organized. Great! 4/5

4. Over The Falls (2:41)
An extremley catchy song, one of my favorites, one of the standout songs. What catchy stuff! Absolutely one of Primus's best songs. 5/5

5 Shake Hands With Beef (4:02)
One of Primus's hits. And best songs. Very catchy and and somewhat soft... but great! 5/5

6. Camelback Cinema (4:00)
There is not much to say about this song, but it is extremley catchy. 4.5/5

7 Hats Off (1:57)
One of there best interludes... Les lectures everyone about his life... starting with when he was born. 4/5

8. Puddin Taine (3:37)
Not to be confused with Pudding Time. But it is basically just a catchy little tune. That is underrated... but good. 3.5/5

9. Bob's Party Time Lounge (4:44)
Starts out slow... making the people think it'll be kinda slow... but it gets harder... and harder... and there is a little rest or so.. can't remember too much of this song. The solo is great though. 4/5

10. The Duchess and the Probverial Mind Spread (3:30)
One of Primus's best. Catchy singing and a bassline that sounds similar to Zee Deevel by Incubus. One of Primus's best. Catchy singing and funny lyrics. 5/5

11. Restin Bones (4:29)
Not much to say on this song.. but a good drum line and bassline. Guitar is somewhat dull... but whatever. 3/5

12. Coddingtown (2:52)
A heavy song indeed, and the guitar is ripping and the drums are hard pounding. The song is about a guy who lives in a crappy town. 4.5/5

13. Kalamazoo (3:31)
A really catchy song... but not much to say. The instrument that stands out the most in the song are the drums. 4/5

14. The Chastising of Renegade (5:03)
A catchy bassline.. the guitar is kind of dull... like in Restin Bones. There are some good guitar parts. Not there best effort 4/5

15. Arnie (3:54)
A song about a guy named Arnie (from The Duchess and the Proverbial Mind Spread) who lights himself on fire. A very underrated song. And weird. This song is very repetitive. Not much to say... 2/5

So.. you have some OKAY words of description of the songs. Not one of there best albums, but it is very good. The songs all compliment each other in some weird way. This album really sounds like classy music. The lineup for this album is

Les Claypool- bass,vocals
Larry LaLonde- guitar
Bryan Mantia- drums

Overall: Good album.. not uch to say for a conclusion... it's all been pretty much explained.. this was one of their best efforts.


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May 23rd 2012



May 23rd 2012


Is this for real?

May 24th 2012


how dare you compare this shit to rush

May 24th 2012


They did tour together in the early 90's though

May 27th 2012


Album Rating: 4.5

I know I suck. Who didn't know that >.>.

May 27th 2012


Album Rating: 4.5

Please shut up..

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