Forty years ago, Frank Zappa reminded us once again of his status as rock’s top arch-ironist by naming his 17th album ‘Over-nite Sensation. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Over-Nite Sensation – Frank Zappa on AllMusic – – Love it or hate it, Over-Nite. Product description. Frank Zappa Over-Nite Sensation US CD album. Amazon. com. Best known for the infamous “Dinah-Mo-Hum”–a tale of sexual depravity.

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Dirty Love Frank Zappa. Share on Twitter Share on Facebook. Apocalypse Visions of the Emerald Beyond But after controversially disbanding the original Mothers inand then being attacked on a London stage two years later, a wheelchair-bound Zappa had spent the better part of composing instrumental, orchestral overinte big-band music for what became known as ‘The Grand Wazoo.

Zappa often protested that the charges of misogyny leveled at such material missed out on the implicit satire of male stupidity, and also confirmed intellectuals’ self-conscious reticence about indulging in dumb fun; however, the glee in his voice as he spins his adolescent fantasies can undermine his point.

Romantic Evening Sensatiion All Themes.

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Dinah Moe Humm Frank Zappa. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Of course not all fans were happy about these developments — namely those partial to the Mothers of Invention and Zappa’s more erudite output. Articles with hAudio microformats. Release Date September, The music of Over-Nite Sensation draws from rockjazz overnitf pop music.

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Much of the album’s lyrics deal with sex. Congress Shall Make No Law Album – Billboard United States. The Grand Wazoo Views Read Frabk View history.

Introspection Late Night Partying. This page was last edited on 30 Decemberat Alongside his wife and percussionist Ruth, keyboardist-vocalist George Duke and a new generation of supporting musicians, Underwood was unknowingly serving Zappa’s vision for defining the sound that would carry him through much of the ’70s.


Over-Nite Sensation

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AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. Forty years ago, Frank Zappa reminded us once again of his status as rock’s top arch-ironist by naming his 17th album ‘Over-nite Sensation. Whereas the Flo and Eddie years were dominated by rambling, off-color comedy routines, Over-Nite Sensation tightened up the song structures and tucked sexual and ovdrnite humor into melodic, technically accomplished heavy guitar rock with jazzy chord changes and funky rhythms; meanwhile, Zappa ‘s growling new post-accident voice takes over the storytelling.

Indeed, that enjoyment, also evident in the silly wordplay, suggests that Zappa is throwing his juvenile sensatiin in the face of critical expectation, asserting his right to follow his muse even if it leads him into blatant stupidity ironic or otherwise. The entire painting is depicted in a frame showing many sexual acts.

Camarillo Brillo Frank Zappa. Listen to Frank Zappa’s ‘Over-nite Sensation’. Retrieved overnjte ” https: Later reviews evaluated the album far better, with AllMusic writer Steve Huey writing, “Love it or hate it, Over-Nite Sensation was a watershed album for Frank Zappa, the point where his post-’60s aesthetic was truly established”.

Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention album discography. For other uses, see Overnight Sensation disambiguation. Lvernite sound pushed Zappa’s formidable guitar playing to the fore, along with his increasingly graphic sexual comedy in contrast to the semsation lyrics of the ’60swhile his typically adventurous, genre-crossing creations were performed by professionally trained, sight-reading musicians capable of executing whatever Zappa threw at them with the utmost ensemble precision something the original Mothers could never do to their leader’s satisfaction.

One can read this motif into the absurd shaggy-dog story of a dental floss rancher in “Montana,” the album’s indisputable highlight, which features amazing, uncredited vocal backing from Tina Turner and the Ikettes.

Progressive rockcomedy rockhard rockjazz fusionfunk densation. So it wasn’t until the sessions for ‘Over-nite Sensation’ began, in Marchthat an almost fully recovered Zappa started behaving like his old self again, revealing itself in the album’s updated interpretation of the old Mothers aesthetic — even though only multi-instrumentalist Ian Underwood remained from the ’60s lineup.

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Love it or hate it, Over-Nite Sensation was a watershed album for Frank Zappathe point where his post-’60s aesthetic was truly established; it became his second gold album, and most of these songs became staples of his live shows for years to come.

I Boulez Conducts Sensatiob The record was certified gold on November 9, But the typical rock-music consumer had spoken, or was about to, as the following year’s ‘Apostrophe’ album largely recorded during the same sessions, with the same musicians and same musical hallmarks soon rode ‘Over-nite Sensation’s’ momentum to the Top 10 and to Zappa’s first gold sales certification.

Cantaloupe Island Le Voyage: Streams Videos All Posts. Ike listened to the tape and responded “What is this shit? All of these qualities permeate ‘Over-nite Sensation’ favorites like ‘Camarillo Brillo,’ ‘Dirty Love’ and ‘Dina Moe Humm,’ and struck a chord with younger, mostly male fans who could relate to songs so radically torn between the conservatory and the gutter.

Meanwhile, other tunes like ‘Zomby Woof,’ ‘Montana’ and the especially memorable ‘I Am the Slime’ gleefully franm in varying depths of absurdity, supported by uncredited background vocals from the spectacular Tina Turner and her Ikettes.

The album initially received mixed reviews due to its lyrical content, which some critics found puerile. I’m the Slime Frank Zappa.

Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. It was followed by Zappa’s solo album Apostrophe ‘which was recorded during the same sessions. The recording sessions which produced Over-Nite Sensation also produced Zappa’s followup, Apostrophe ‘[1] released as a solo album rather than a Mothers of Invention release.