Category: Funk

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Van Halen – Fair Warning – 1981

Fair warning is from 1981 but to me, it doesn’t sound like it. It sounds like it was made 5-10 years before that music-wise. To me, it sounds almost psychedelic and progressive at times. I usually have a hard time appreciate such albums but there’s no problem with this. As I said on Women and Children First, Eddie’s guitar is just another instrument, even if he does things that sound really complicated and hard, he’s...

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Nils Landgren Funk Unit – Funky Abba – 2004

Once in a blue moon a cover album worth mentioning pops up. To be honest, most of these are pretty unimaginative an boring, often just containing the song in a common arrangement. Of course, you can hear different voices from the original but everything else is usually quite the same. Funky Abba is different though. I should have realized that immediately when I picked it up as Nils Landgren doesn’t do anything but his own...