Forty years ago, Frank Zappa reminded us once again of his status as rock’s top arch-ironist by naming his 17th album ‘Over-nite Sensation. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Over-Nite Sensation – Frank Zappa on AllMusic – – Love it or hate it, Over-Nite. Product description. Frank Zappa Over-Nite Sensation US CD album. Amazon. com. Best known for the infamous “Dinah-Mo-Hum”–a tale of sexual depravity.

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Over-Nite Sensation – Wikipedia

Release Date September, Album – Billboard United States. All of these qualities permeate ‘Over-nite Sensation’ favorites like ‘Camarillo Brillo,’ ‘Dirty Love’ and ‘Dina Moe Humm,’ and struck a chord with younger, mostly male fans who could relate to songs so radically torn between the conservatory and the gutter.

Love it or hate it, Over-Nite Sensation was a watershed album frakn Frank Zappathe point where his post-’60s aesthetic was truly established; it became his second gold album, overnote most of these songs became staples of his live shows for years to come. Ike listened to the tape and responded “What is this shit? By using this site, overnits agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The album initially received mixed reviews due to its lyrical content, which some critics found puerile.


Views Read Edit View history. Later reviews evaluated the album far better, with AllMusic writer Steve Huey writing, “Love it or hate it, Over-Nite Sensation was a watershed album for Frank Zappa, the point where his post-’60s aesthetic was truly established”. The Grand Wazoo Retrieved 15 April Semsation Videos All Posts.

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Top 10 Frank Zappa Songs. One can read this motif into the absurd shaggy-dog story of a dental floss rancher in “Montana,” the album’s indisputable highlight, which features amazing, uncredited vocal backing from Tina Turner and the Ikettes. Cantaloupe Island Le Voyage: AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript.

Retrieved 21 July Apocalypse Visions of the Emerald Beyond So it wasn’t until the sessions for ‘Over-nite Sensation’ began, in Marchthat an almost fully recovered Zappa started zaappa like his old self again, revealing itself in the album’s updated interpretation of the old Mothers aesthetic — even though only multi-instrumentalist Ian Underwood remained from the ’60s lineup.

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Dirty Love Frank Zappa. The recording sessions which produced Over-Nite Sensation also produced Zappa’s followup, Apostrophe ‘[1] released as a solo album rather than a Mothers of Invention release.

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40 Years Ago: Frank Zappa Releases ‘Over-nite Sensation’

The music of Over-Nite Sensation draws from rockjazz and pop music. Forty years ago, Frank Zappa reminded us once again of his status as rock’s top arch-ironist by naming his 17th album ‘Over-nite Sensation.


Dinah Moe Humm Frank Zappa. For other uses, see Overnight Sensation disambiguation. Retrieved from ” https: This page was last frsnk on 30 Decemberat That sound pushed Zappa’s formidable guitar playing to the fore, along with his increasingly graphic sexual comedy in contrast to the politicized lyrics of the ’60swhile his typically adventurous, genre-crossing creations were performed by professionally trained, sight-reading musicians capable of executing whatever Zappa threw at them with the utmost ensemble precision something the original Mothers could never do to their leader’s satisfaction.

Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Zomby Woof Frank Zappa. Meanwhile, other tunes like ‘Zomby Woof,’ ‘Montana’ and the especially memorable ‘I Am the Slime’ gleefully traffic in varying depths of absurdity, supported by uncredited background vocals from the spectacular Tina Turner and her Ikettes.

Indeed, that enjoyment, also evident in the silly wordplay, suggests that Zappa is throwing his juvenile ovednite in the face of critical expectation, asserting his right to follow his muse even if it leads him into blatant stupidity ironic or otherwise.

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