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7 years, 11 months ago at Mar 3 17:20
This is FNM's masterpiece. If you are short on cash buy only this album from them. It is truly worth a listen and I can say that this album brings me great memories.
They surely innovated with this funk metal thingie!!!
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Description: Faith No More are virtually impossible to categorize; they blend metal and rap elements in a mix that becomes seamless on The Real Thing, whose hit single, "Epic," is a perfect combination of these disparate genres. Other high points are the thrashy "Surprise! You're Dead!," an excellent cover of Black Sabbath's "War Pigs," the funk-layered-with-keyboards "Falling to Pieces," and the soft but spooky "Zombie Eaters." With the addition of vocalist Mike Patton, the band secured a highly talented frontman and skilled lyricist. The Real Thing is one of those rare albums that is imposs ... (more)
Manufacturer: Reprise / Wea
Release date: 15 June 1989
EAN: 0075992587822 UPC: 075992587822
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"Back to the rap/rock hybrid again. Faith No More seemed so much more than that though. Mike Patton could rap AND sing, and songs like "Woodpecker from Mars" and "Edge of the World" were far too weird to fall under any category. And that's what FNM taught me: categories mean nothing. Great music is great music, the genre doesn't matter...and a band that's willing to push boundaries & defy expectations is worth more than a band who's happy to be pigeon-holed. (My appreciation for bands like this w"


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beto posted a review 7 years, 11 months ago

“This is FNM's masterpiece. If you are short on cash buy only this album from them. It is truly worth a listen and I can say that this album brings me great memories.

They surely innovated with this funk metal thingie!!!” read more


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