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WEEN The Pod Exclusive 2LP

The Pod Exclusive 2LP

  • Color: Clear With Brown Splatter
  • Limited to: 6 Per Customer

A Newbury Comics exclusive color vinyl pressing.

"The Pod" is the third studio album by the American alternative rock band Ween, released on September 20, 1991. The album is known for its lo-fi production, experimental sound, and eclectic range of musical styles, showcasing Ween's irreverent humor and genre-bending approach to music.

Recorded on a four-track cassette recorder in the band's apartment in New Hope, Pennsylvania, "The Pod" has a raw and unpolished sound that adds to its charm and character. The album features a mix of psychedelic rock, punk, country, and avant-garde influences, with tracks ranging from surreal ballads to noisy experiments.

Highlights from the album include the trippy opener "Strap on That Jammypac," the off-kilter country tune "Dr. Rock," and the bizarre "Demon Sweat." The album's lyrics are equally unconventional, touching on themes of absurdity, addiction, and alienation.

"The Pod" received mixed reviews upon its release, with some critics praising its creativity and humor while others found its lo-fi aesthetic off-putting. Despite its initial reception, the album has since gained a cult following among fans of alternative and experimental rock.

Over the years, "The Pod" has been hailed as a cult classic and a pivotal moment in Ween's discography. Its lo-fi production and genre-blurring experimentation have influenced countless artists and continue to resonate with listeners who appreciate its offbeat charm and irreverent spirit.

Item Details
  • Number of discs: 2
  • Limited edition of: 500
  • Label: ATO
  • Mono/Stereo: Stereo

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