We're Only in It for the Money is the third studio album by American rock band the Mothers of Invention, released on March 4, 1968 by Verve Records.
We're Only in It for the Money is the third studio album by American rock band the Mothers of Invention, released on March 4, 1968 by Verve Records. As with the band's first two efforts, it is a concept album, and satirizes left and right-wing politics, particularly the hippie subculture, as well as the Beatles' album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
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Released on March 4, 1968 on Verve Records
Released on March 4, 1968 on Verve Records. Who Needs The Peace Corps? Исполнитель.
Note: All the music heard on this album was compsed, arranged & scientifically mutilated by Frank Zappa (with the exception of a little bit of surf . We're Only In It For The Money (180G Audiophile Vinyl).
Note: All the music heard on this album was compsed, arranged & scientifically mutilated by Frank Zappa (with the exception of a little bit of surf music). None of the sounds are generated electronically - they are all the product of electronically altering the sounds of NORMAL instruments. The orchestral segments were conducted by Sid Sharp under the supervision of the composer. This whole monstrosity was conceived and executed as a result of some unpleasant premonitions, august through october 1967.
The Lumpy Money Project/Object (Zappa Records ZR20008, released January 21, 2009)
The Lumpy Money Project/Object (Zappa Records ZR20008, released January 21, 2009). UMe 2012 CD (Zappa Records ZR3837 July 31, 2012). The Dutch music award "Edison" for We're Only In It for the Money, which was refused by Zappa because of censorship and which he gave to Hitweek is still owned by Willem de Ridder of Hitweek. He has the award standing on his mantlepiece. Attention: Some copies were accidentally made with one side "heavily censored" and the other side just "censored".
Respectively, Zappa's next album, Lumpy Gravy features a similar speech bubble that reads "Is this phase 2 of We're Only in It for . 3 for the Money - was a short lived NBC game show that aired from September 29, 1975 to November 28 of that same year.
Respectively, Zappa's next album, Lumpy Gravy features a similar speech bubble that reads "Is this phase 2 of We're Only in It for the Money?" The 1986 Rykodisc release on CD featured the original photo restored to the front cover, but minus the group headshot. This release combined this album with Lumpy Gravy. The show was a production of Stefan Hatos/Monty Hall Productions.
This album is Frank Zappa and the Mothers' scathing critique of 60s culture (and counterculture). The album cover, as it was originally designed, was a parody of the famous Beatles concept album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. We’re Only in It for the Money Q&A. Producer Frank Zappa.
However, it might have been political satire because Zappa seems to have written a song about my family friendly congressman .
However, it might have been political satire because Zappa seems to have written a song about my family friendly congressman before he was even elected Now, Zappa was not one to waste a stamp on a fa. Having listened and re-listened to Frank Zappa's brilliant "We're Only in it for the Money" (the first time I've heard these songs for at least 30 years), I have to say that today's indie artists got nuthin' on Frank. And he is much funnier.
Being Zappa there was both frivolity and outright darkness, sometimes in the same song: What’s the Ugliest Part of. .The whole of We’re Only In it for the Money is just under 40 minutes total, encompassing uptempo tracks, ballads and the aforementioned studio explorations
Being Zappa there was both frivolity and outright darkness, sometimes in the same song: What’s the Ugliest Part of Your Body?, set to a balladic, sing-along doo-wop melody, proposed nothing beyond that question ( Some say your nose, some say your toes, but I think it’s your mind ). The whole of We’re Only In it for the Money is just under 40 minutes total, encompassing uptempo tracks, ballads and the aforementioned studio explorations. It goes by briskly though, stopping and starting and shifting gears constantly and unexpectedly to what might seem dizzying effect at first but quickly settles into its own groove.
The Beatles were authentic - just as Zappa was. Only wanted money only that?? . Only wanted money only that?? Nope, they wanted sex, drugs and more guitars also. If the Beatles had ONLY wanted money, then they would not have stopped touring. As for the hippies, I do agree with his position on them (they made great music but were full of crap), but We’re Only In It For the Money, despite attacking hippie culture, seemed to be sympathetic towards people engaging in it. The Chrome Plated Megaphone of Destiny, the disturbing closer of the album, was done in response to then-governor Reagan’s quip that hippies should be sent to some kind of re-education Center.
WE'RE ONLY IN IT FOR THE MONEY
Titolo:We're only in it for the money
1. Are You Hung Up? - 1:25
2. Who Needs the Peace Corps? - 2:34
3. Concentration Moon - 2:22
4. Mom and Dad - 2:16
5. Telephone Conversation - 0:49
6. Bow Tie Daddy - 0:33
7. Harry, You're a Beast - 1:21
8. What's the Ugliest Part of Your Body? - 1:03
9. Absolutely Free - 3:24
10. Flower Punk - 3:03
11. Hot Poop - 0:26
12. Nasal Retentive Calliope Music - 2:02
13. Let's Make the Water Turn Black - 2:01
14. The Idiot Bastard Son - 3:18
15. Lonely Little Girl - 1:09
16. Take Your Clothes Off When You Dance - 1:32
17. What's the Ugliest Part of Your Body? (Reprise) - 1:02
18. Mother People - 2:26
19. The Chrome Plated Megaphone of Destiny - 6:26
We're Only in It For the Money è un album di Frank Zappa and The Mothers
of Invention. Come i due predecessori, il disco mescola elementi di
stili fra loro diversissimi, e parodia la cultura hippie e Summer of
Love, oltre che una satira sulla natura superficiale della vita negli
Inizialmente pubblicato nel 1968, il disco venne ripubblicato da
Rykodisc nel 1986 con nuove registrazioni per le percussioni. Le parti
censurata sulla prima versione vennero inoltre riammesse.
Una curiosità sul disco è che venne inserito da Q magazine nella lista
dei "Migliori Album psichedelici di tutti i tempi".
La canzone Flower Punk è arrangiata su Hey Joe di Jimi Hendrix, che tra
l'altro appare sulla copertina del disco.