Frank Zappa Meets the Mothers of Prevention’ is an album released as a protest against warning stickers on albums on November 21, 1985 by Barking Pumpkin.
Track Listing : 1.We’Re Turning Again (Frank Zappa) – 04:55 . 2.Alien Orifice (Frank Zappa) – 04:03 . 3.Yo Cats (Frank Zappa, Tommy Mars) . 4.What’S New In Baltimore? (Frank Zappa) – 05:21 . 5.Little Beige Sambo (Frank Zappa) – 03:02 . 6.Porn Wars (Frank Zappa) – 012:04 . 7.Aerobics In Bondage (Frank Zappa) – 03:16
Musicians : Frank Zappa – Vocals, Guitar, Synclavier, Producer . Ike Willis – Vocals, Guitar . Ray White – Vocals, Guitar . Bobby Martin – Vocals, Keyboards . Steve Vai – Guitar . Tommy Mars – Keyboards . Scott Thunes – Bass . Chad Wackerman – Drums . Ed Mann – Percussion . Moon Zappa – Vocals . Dweezil Zappa – Vocals . John Danforth – Voice Excerpts On (6) . Ernest Hollings – Voice Excerpts On (6) . Paul S. Trible, Jr. – Voice Excerpts On (6) . Paula Hawkins – Voice Excerpts On (6) . J. James Exon – Voice Excerpts On (6) . Al Gore – Voice Excerpts On (6) . Tipper Gore – Voice Excerpts On (6) . The Mothers Of Invention – Band
Production : Produced By Frank Zappa . Bob Stone – Engineer . Bob Rice – Assistant Engineer
Package : John Dearstyne – Illustrations . Jeffery Fey – Art Direction, Design . Chris Whorf – Art Direction
Recorded November 1981–September 1985 At Umrk.
Released On November 21, 1985 By Barking Pumpkin.
Apart from the political issues of “Porn Wars,” which quickly became dated, the album lacks memorable moments. It is not uninteresting and those allergic to the Synclavier will still prefer it over Jazz From Hell. […]
cosmosunconnection @ RateYourMusic
I guess you could describe any Frank Zappa album as “a bit of a mish-mash”, but this one most definitely is, containing as it does strong political satire/commentary, very complex instrumental (and now dated-sounding) computer music …. […]
Marco J @ killuglyradio
OK. I personally feel that “Frank Zappa Meets the Mothers of Prevention” is one of the best FZ albumsand definitely one of the most underrated. […]