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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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Introspection Late Night Partying. Much of the album’s lyrics deal with sex. Apocalypse Visions of the Emerald Beyond This page was last edited on 30 Decemberat 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 sensationn same musical hallmarks soon rode ‘Over-nite Sensation’s’ momentum to the Top 10 and to Zappa’s first gold sales certification.

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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 sensarion of these songs became staples of his live shows for years to come. Top 10 Frank Zappa Songs. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Better Late Than Never I Boulez Conducts Zappa: AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. Dirty Love Frank Zappa. Streams Videos All Posts. Articles with hAudio microformats.


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Cantaloupe Island Le Voyage: 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. 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.

The music of Over-Nite Sensation draws from rockjazz and pop music. Release Date September, 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 social 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.

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The album initially received mixed reviews due to its lyrical content, which some critics found puerile. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Jazz Latin New Age. Camarillo Brillo Frank Zappa. Of course not all fans were happy about these developments — namely those partial to the Mothers of Invention and Zappa’s more erudite output.


Retrieved 15 April As with much of Zappa ‘s best ’70s and ’80s material, Over-Nite Sensation could be perceived as ideologically problematic if you haven’t got the constitution for FZ ‘s humorbut musically, it’s terrific.

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.

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The record was certified gold on November 9, 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. Congress Shall Make No Law