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Certified platinum by the RIAA (1/98).
Though the songs aren't quite as good as those on Ritual De Lo Habitual, this album is much more consistent, with a heavy rock-funk-punk mix that's a pleasure to hear. The slower songs (especially "Summertime Rolls" and "Jane Says") work well, while the up-tempo material--in particular the closer "Pig's in Zen"--is both catchy and ambitious. It's a fine album overall, and if the band's Zeppelin-ward aspirations don't quite work, their music is still quite good in its own right. --Genevieve Williams END
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Nothing's Shocking is as much a piece of Art as a cutting edge Thinking Person's Metal album. This is even reflected in the utterly haunting cover photo of a Perry Farrell sculpture of a pair of naked Siamese Twins with their heads on fire, sitting on a wicker chair.
As many of you will know, the 'Twins' were made from a papier mache body cast of Perry's then girlfriend, the remarkable Casey Niccoli, which was then duplicated and fused. Whatever its origins, it is an unforgettable image and naturally caused major controversy on the album's release.
Musically, Nothing's Shocking includes some of Jane's best work, although apparently the band wrote most of the material for their first three albums when they first got together.
The stunningly beautiful 'Jane Says' went on to become one of the most played Rock ballads of all time, along with U2's 'One' and Led Zeppelin's 'Thank You' and 'Stairway To Heaven'.
Yet this album also contains such powerhouse numbers as Ocean Size, Mountain Song and Pigs In Zen (Pigs, not on the original vinyl - not my UK copy, anyway) which can just about blow the doors off any competition you could name.
If I recall correctly, Ted Just Admit It was recorded while serial killer Ted Bundy was still around, and was all the more chilling because of that fact.
Rather than babble further, I would just ask you to give this rare work of genius a listen, and savor the breathtaking combination of Perry Farrell's unique and hypnotic vocals, Dave N's brilliantly inventive guitar work and as classic a collection of songs as you will ever get on one album.
'Just Because' from the new album is a reminder of the awesome power that the band can still wield, but this album right here, is the one that put them on the map.
Well, thank God he played "Jane Says" for me, too, because I heard it and immediately had to have the CD. Well, after listening to the CD a few times through, I grew to adore "ted, just admit it" and the entire CD became my anthem for the 90's. It is one CD that I have to have in my collection. You have to listen to this CD more than once if you haven't experienced it to let it grow on you. My fav's are: "Ted", "Ocean Size", "Jane Says" and very fav is "Summertime Rolls".
I saw Jane in concert this past Saturday at a special show in Culver City, CA and it was so great to finally hear these guys live. They played "Summertime rolls", "Ocean Size", "ted, just admit it" and of course "jane says." It was absolute heaven on earth. They played four song off their new cd coming out jul 2003 and I can't wait for it, too. They totally still got it and I'm glad to get it from them!
On the "Ritual de lo Habitual" vs. "Nothing Shocking" argument, I love them both but I do rank Shocking a bit higher. I still couldn't live without, "stop", "classic girl" and "three days" from Ritual. It's very good, too. I gotta tell you to see "stop" in concert made me very happy, too.
just be careful, b/c you need to know 2 things before listening to this: 1. it will take you about 5-10 full listens at high volume to "get it"... and 2. once you do, be careful... b/c you will start to sweat, shake, slobber, etc. when listening - i'm really not kidding - and old people will hate your guts for listening to this irreverant art, b/c it scares the hell out of them...
i love music, and i appreciate all kinds of music, from mellow to hard... and this cd is probably my FAVORITE cd of ALL TIME... the reason being is, it does not sound "dated" even to this day... as a matter of fact - i really don't know of anything more current in this genre that could even hold a candle to this masterpiece.(Nirvana, Tool, Korn, Deftones, Rage, RHCP, Pumpkins, Pixies - I love em' all, and they are all great in their own way, but to me - they don't compare to Jane's) buy it - you will start to worship at the altar of Jane's.... these guys truly are way ahead of their time - it really will change your life. EPIC cd...
Most recent customer reviews
Jane's Addiction's Nothing's Shocking is one of the greatest CDs in the history of of Alternative Rock. Read morePublished on June 7 2004
In my opinion I found this album to be better than ritual de lo habitual. I own both and are both very amazing. Read morePublished on April 14 2004 by Adam
I can remember being 12 or 13 and reading about Jane's in Thrasher magazine and just knowing I had to have this album. Read morePublished on Feb. 13 2004
Although this record is not as good as Ritual De lo Habitual it still flippin rocks. This band just continued where it left of but got bigger commercialy with "jane... Read morePublished on Dec 23 2003 by Chaklader N Jamal
Jane's is the most rockin band and yet still the most experimental at the same time. Perry has a great voice and deffinately knows where his head is at. Read morePublished on Dec 13 2003 by Nick
Nothing'sShocking is what i think rock is all about: it's raw, powerfull, fresh, cutting edge. I don't know any rock album released in the past 20 years that is more exciting than... Read morePublished on Sept. 12 2003 by Mr
While other Jane's Addiction albums are just as cool, this one sounds (to me) the most like a complete album. Read morePublished on Aug. 11 2003 by oceansize
I can't praise this album enough. Jane's Addiction doesn't receive enough credit for being the first "alternative" band to bring the then underground and unknown style... Read morePublished on July 9 2003 by gtigrl