We especially enjoy the first female lead singer. If you like the Zippers, you will rally enjoy this CD. It is worth the effort finding it! One person found this helpful. You can't listen to this CD once and make a good decision on whether you like it or not. A co-worker brought it in to work many years ago when it first hit the shelves and he played it over and over again on the company CD player. Everyone about 8 other people work here hated it at first.
But the music grows on you. After a couple of days, everyone kept popping in the CD to play it again. By the end of the week, 5 out of 8 people here at work went out and bought there own copies for listening to the CD at home Yeah the music is quirky Album) it sounds kind of amateurish, but that is part of SNZ's charm.
You feel like you knew these guys in school or college. Just a bunch of cool guys and lady hanging out in a garage and playing some tunes. What makes this fine LP for me is Katherine Whalen's voice. The way she hops into a falsetto at the bridge on "Put A Lid On It" gets me going every time, and the same voice has the same effect on me when I hear "Prince Nez.
And this band swings, in that swingin' pre-Swing way. A lot of this sounds like 4 a. The kind of music you'd want to listen to on a night on the town with Tom Waits. This album is the greatest album of all time.
It's recorded perfectly and you can't underestimate the creative power house that is The Squirrel Nut Zippers. Just a classic! I'm so happpy this album was re-issued. I'm sure if your a Millenial you may have heard Hell from your itunes and illegal downloads.
Well listed to the whole Meant To Be - Squirrel Nut Zippers - Hot (CD right here. They actually wrote and played on this album. This is how it's done.
You either like SQZ, or you don't. If you like them, you'll love this album. If you don't, you'll still be tapping your toes. See all reviews. Top reviews from other countries. This band followed in the line of Royal Crown Revue playing swing revival music with a punch and a twist. The music on this one is a little bit less punky than Royal crown revue and is a little bit more traditional they even call the drums a trap set.
The songs however are just as a good and fun to Album) to. Report abuse. This album is a rare work of genius. It comes from somewhere so unexpected and was so out of kilter with everything else that was going on at the time, and yet it somehow made perfect sense. Wonderfully played and crafted with real personality.
Intelligent, witty lyrics, a left of center world-view, fine arrangements - it's all here. If you don't get it at first - stick with it. This is a genuine independent classic. You will come to love it! This CD is unusual and brilliant. Having listened to a compilation album which was bought cheaply from a bargin bin I heard one track from this CD which was enough for me to ask my girlfriend to buy it for my birthday, both she and I have not regretted the choice!
An amazing album. Customers who bought this item also bought. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Beasts of Burgundy. The Best of Squirrel Nut Zippers. Hell Remastered Lost at Sea. The Squirrel Nut. Sold Out. Ghost Of Stephen Foster. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Get free delivery with Amazon Prime. Back to top. Get to Know Us. Amazon Payment Products. English Choose a language for shopping.
Listen Now with Amazon Music. Amazon Music Unlimited. Put a Lid on It Remastered Memphis Exorcism Remastered Twilight Remastered It Aint You Remastered Prince Nez Remastered Meant to Be Remastered Bad Businessman Remastered The breakthrough single "Hell", with its calypso rhythm, more closely aligned the band with the neo-swing movement. The Zippers's debut album, The Inevitablereceived airplay on National Public Radioand its second album, Hotwas certified platinum.
Hot was also one of the first enhanced CDs, Album), containing an interactive presentation created by filmmaker Clay Walker. In support of the album, the band toured with rock singer Neil Young. By the early s, the Zippers were inactive. Mathus and Katharine Whalen had divorced, and the band members went their separate ways. Whalen released her debut album, Katharine Whalen's Jazz Squad. Mathus toured and recorded extensively Album) Buddy Guy and has released 18 solo records on various labels, and under various names, while keeping a hand in numerous other projects.
With the proclamation "Ladies and Gentlemen They're Back," the band performed concert dates throughout the U. They also announced plans for a studio album in Following renewed interest at the approach of the 20th Anniversary of HotMathus began assembling a revival band, focusing on musicians in the New Orleans area. They began touring in Junewith the initial line-up including Mathus, Dr.
The band has continued to tour; a new studio album, Beasts of Burgundy was released March 23, via their own label Southern Broadcasting. Performers on the album include Mathus guitar, vocalsDr. As ofmusic by the Squirrel Nut Zippers has appeared in 25 films or television shows. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For the candy product, see Squirrel nut caramel. Virgin Books. Retrieved June 14, Retrieved December 20, Retrieved The Great Rock Discography 5th ed.
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