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Mothers Milk Original recording remastered, Explicit Lyrics


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  • Audio CD (March 11 2003)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Original recording remastered, Explicit Lyrics
  • Label: EMI Music Canada
  • ASIN: B000078DOI
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  Audio Cassette  |  LP Record
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (56 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #17,440 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Stadium Arcadium & Californication received significant vinyl upgrades from Steve Hoffman's 4 LP SA set & Chris Bellman's 2 LP Cali sets respectively. Both albums finally breathed and let's face it: sounded listenable. The original CD of Mother's Milk (not remaster) sounds fine (I haven't heard the original vinyl), so I hoped this vinyl might also be an improvement. Meh! I wish Kevin Gray, Hoffman or Bellman got his hands on this one to cut the vinyl. The vinyl sounds veiled (I haven't put it through a Spin Clean yet though)and has much sibilance. It's silent...too bad, because I'd likely send it back if it wasn't!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By David M. Elliott on June 18 2004
Format: Audio CD
Man, if only I could find the words to describe what it was like to be me in 1989...seventeen years old, living in a little hick town, and finding this album. What a liberating blast of funk-punk-sex-rap-rock in a world where Bocephus ruled.
"Good Time Boys" kicked the door open and showed off new guitarist John Frusciante, a rock song in the truest sense (note the sample of "Bonin' in the Boneyard" by Fishbone and "White Girl" by X). The catchy, uptempo remake of "Higher Ground" slowly grew into a rock radio hit for the Peppers. The funky "Subway to Venus" is a refreshing little slap on the face that almost dares you to sit still while listening (favorite line: "...if I can't make ya dance, I guess I'll just have to make ya piss ya pants..."). "Magic Johnson" is a funky, drum n' bass-driven ode to their favorite player of their beloved LA Lakers (although you have to wonder if the song might have been different if he had come out about his HIV beforehand). "Nobody Weird Like Me" is the Peppers doing what they did best...showing off the explosive, hyper-energy freakshow that they were in the late 80s: "the freakiest show I know is the show of my own...livin' my life in and out the twilight zone..."
The only hint of the cynicism that began surfacing on BloodSugarSexMagik comes in "Punk Rock Classic," when Anthony Keidis snipes at the music industry: "...just put us in a category, yes it's a must..." and the song ends with John Frusciante playing a dying few seconds of the opening to "Sweet Child o' Mine."
BloodSugarSexMagik was an amazing follow up to this, but the differences between the two albums almost make you think it's two different bands. The whole album is a hyper, energizing experience, and is probably my favorite early RHCP album.
For the folks who think "Under the Bridge" was how they got their start, pick up Mother's Milk and edify yourself.
Buy it!
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Format: Audio CD
I bought this album shortly after discovering Blood Sugar Sex Magik and falling in love with the album and the band. I set about getting all of their earlier albums, and this is the first one i purchased.
Mothers Milk is the first album to feature a completely different line up. Although Kiedis and Flea remain from the original Peppers, their guitarist Hillel Slovak tragically died from a heroin overdose shortly after their previous album, and their drummer Jack Irons went into a depression and left, due to the death of Slovak. So after deciding whether or not to carry on with the band, Kiedis and Flea thankfully kept it going. They enlisted a young guitarist who was a massive fan of the band, John Frusciante. His energy and enthuiasm won him the role, and he could already play all of their songs anyway. On drums, they found Chad Smith, who, although seeming to be out of place with his heavy rock image, fitted in perfectly. They set about writing Mothers Milk together, unaware that this would be the band line-up that would make them world famous.
So to the album itself. Their previous album 'Uplift Mofo Party Plan' signalled a slightly rockier edge, and they continued with this direction when making Mothers Milk. The album contains Flea's trademark funky slap bass throughout, and Kiedis's rap style vocals, but it brings in new energy from Frusciante and Smith. My album summary is as follows.
'Good time boys' - Starts the album off quite rockily, as it means to go on. Sounds like the CD is jumping in the middle of it, but its not! Some great guitar riffs.
'Higher Ground' - A cover of the Stevie Wonder classic, and better than the original! This one has featured on loads of compilations over the years. Flea's bass is brilliant.
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By A Customer on April 22 2004
Format: Audio CD
Sad...This is one of the greatest albums period, and this band has COMPLETELY gone to garbage...a pure example of the death of a band...
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By A TJ H F on April 1 2004
Format: Audio CD
Mother's milk is a masterpiece for many reasons. First, it's one of the first rap-rock albums. Second it's the first classic line up album. It has john frusciante on guitar, and chad smith on drums. Now, the songs here are really good too. This album has pretty much rock vibe, and that's one of the reasons it's great as well. Now i'll go through the songs.
Good time boys - Unfairly underrated song. Really great rapping mixed with funk metal. 5/5.
Higher ground - The only song from this album which is on the greatest hits cd. It's a cover of stevie wonder. 5/5.
Subway to venus - Very funky. The horn section is great. This is actually a very underrated song. 5/5.
Magic Johnson - It's a slogan about that basketball player. Not too much a song, and actually there's no other peppers song like this. Excellent. 4/5.
Nobody weird like me - A noisy track, but still good. I kinda skip it. 3/5.
Knock me down - A tribute to hillel slovak. I saw the video, and john looks more than weird. Anyway, it's a pretty cool song. 5/5.
Taste the pain - This was a single too. It's pretty cool. It reminds of if you want me to stay. 5/5.
Stone cold bush - This one's a hard rocker. But it's still funky. Great. By the way, flea's bass slapping is great. 5/5.
Fire - A cover of jimi hendrix. This one's actually from the uplift mofo party plan sessions, and it originally appeared on the abbey road ep. Here's hillel slovak on guitar, and jack irons on drums. I believe it was recorded in '87. Great. 5/5.
Pretty little ditty - A short instrumental. Crazy town ripped off the whole riff off this song for their song. Here's actually flea playing trumpet, if you didn't know. 4/5.
Punk rock classic - A very fast punk rocker. And short though.
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