If anyone's been paying attention, the breaks between these blog posts have been getting longer and longer. I think I've been delving too deeply into this project and I'm going to try to cut back on any deeper analysis. Maybe I've also been writing a bit too much just for the sake of writing so let me start this one by making a promise to myself: I'll try to keep each album's part down to five sentences unless it's something I specifically feel gushing about. Don't want this time killer to turn into a chore.
Butthole Surfers - Electriclarryland
Independent Worm Saloon will always be the most important Butthole Surfers album for me but I can't deny Electriclarryland is the overall better one of the two. Not that I'm an expert, I only own three Surfers albums (so far) but that still doesn't take anything away from my opinion. The songwriting is more focused and granted, the album has much more mainstream appeal. …