ROUGH 159. The Velvet Monkeys. Rake (LP, Promo, W/Lbl).
Listening to Rake is like listening, from outside of a door or window, to the sounds of a swinging party to which you weren't invited (and where you wouldn't know anybody anyway). In other words, it sounds like the hosts, Velvet Monkeys (Don Fleming, Jay Spiegel, and Malcolm Riviera), and guests (Thurston Moore, J Mascis, et. had fun recording this faux exploitation film soundtrack, but it isn't a particularly infectious sort of fun or, as the saying goes, "You had to be there.
Further detailsCOVER: Seam split, with promo-sheetImage informationThe product image shows an example item. The offered item might have flaws/defects, depending on our vinyl and cover condition gradings. Our vinyl condition gradingsOur condition gradings are based on the Goldmine Grading Guide.
The Ballad of "Rake".
s reportedly acrimonious demise, they re-formed Velvet Monkeys with guest musicians Thurston Moore, J Mascis, and Pussy Galore's Julia Cafritz for 1990's concept album - and swan song - Rake, a take-off on the exploitation soundtracks of the 1970s (like Curtis Mayfield's Superfly). Fleming and Spiegel returned the favor by subsequently playing on and/or producing recordings by Sonic Youth, Dinosaur J. and Free Kitten
The Velvet Monkeys - Rake MP3 version RAR archive. 1412 downloads at 27 mb/s. The Velvet Monkeys - Rake FLAC version RAR archive. 1459 downloads at 25 mb/s. A3. The Ballad Of "Rake". A4. Something's In The Air.
|We Call It Rock|
|She's Not A Girl|
|The Ballad Of "Rake"|
|Something's In The Air|
|Velvet Monkey Theme Song|
|Rock The Night|
|Harmonica Hell House|
|Love To Give|
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