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Commercial Album is an album released by The Residents in 1980. It is commonly considered a follow-up of Duck Stab/Buster & Glen. The album pares down the concept and structure of the average commercial pop song and reduces it to a one-minute redux. It contains a compilation of 40 such sixty-second vignettes. The album used several session musicians, including Chris Cutler, Snakefinger and Fred Frith as well as two anonymous guest vocalists, Lene Lovich ("Picnic Boy") and Andy Partridge… read more



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  • Avatar for tumultodevozes
    Insane Masterpiece
  • Avatar for MisterJunior
    Genius concept, flawless execution. The Third Reich 'N Roll is my favorite (and one of my top 10-15 of all time), but this one's not far behind.
  • Avatar for Rezzo64
    @efkimo: That's primarily the point. You're free to have personal gripes, but at least understand that that's exactly what they were going for here
  • Avatar for JazzyUh_ UnderLegs Tea Party version of Santa Dog (a.k.a. Fire) [1972] by The Residents
  • Avatar for LeCoinNawak
    This album is insanity.
  • Avatar for Flight123
    Wonderful - immediately thought of Zappa's 'We're Only In It for the Money' ... in the best possible way!
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    I fucking love the cover
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    Loneliness FTW

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