Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller) - Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band
Track Listing
  1. The Floppy Boot Stomp
  2. Tropical Hot Dog Night
  3. Ice Rose
  4. Harry Irene
  5. You Know You're a Man
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  1. The Floppy Boot Stomp
  2. Tropical Hot Dog Night
  3. Ice Rose
  4. Harry Irene
  5. You Know You're a Man
  6. Bat Chain Puller
  7. When I See Mommy I Feel Like a Mummy
  8. Owed T'alex
  9. Candle Mambo
  10. Love Lies
  11. Suction Prints
  12. Apes-Ma
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So titled because the original album, simply titled Bat Chain Puller , had to be ditched and rerecorded after a legal tuzzle involving Frank Zappa's manager, Shiny Beast turned out to be manna from heaven for those feeling Beefheart had lost his way on his two Mercury albums. Then again, what else could be assumed with a song titled "Tropical Hot Dog Night" that sounds like what happened when Beefheart encountered Miami disco and decided to make something of it? When it comes to singing, though, he's still the atypical ...

Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller) 2006, EMI/Virgin

UPC: 094636551722

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