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Monster Movie Limited Remastered Vinyl LP


Label: Mute
Release Date: 16 June 2014
Format: LP Vinyl

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Can Monster Movie Limited Remastered Vinyl LP

· Following the release of the ‘Can Vinyl Box’, the limited edition box set that consisted of 17 LPs housed in a linen wrapped box, Mute are now proud to release the Can studio albums individually on vinyl.
· Released in batches, the first albums in the series to be
released are ‘Ege Bamyasi’, ‘Monster Movie’, ‘Soundtracks’ and ‘Tago Mago’.
· The albums were mastered and cut to vinyl by Kevin Metcalfe at The Soundmasters, London. Remasters and vinyl processing was coordinated by long time collaborator Jono Podmore.
· ‘Monster Movie’ is the debut album from Can, recorded and
released in 1969. The use of improvisation, experimentation,
editing and layering of sounds set a standard for Can’s
subsequent albums in the early 1970s, which were seminal to
the freewheeling avant-garde style dubbed ‘Krautrock’ by the
British music press.
· The album is credited to The Can, a name suggested by vocalist Malcolm Mooney and adopted by democratic vote. Previously the band had been known as Inner Space, which later became the name of their purpose-built recording studio. Some copies of the album bore the subtitle “Made in a castle with better equipment”, referring to Schloss Nörvenich, the 14th Century castle in North Rhine-Westphalia where the band recorded from 1968 - 69.
· The 20-minute jam ‘Yoo Doo Right’ was pared down from 6
hours’ taping, while the lyrics of ‘Mary, Mary So Contrary’ riff off of ‘Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary’, a popular English nursery rhyme.
· ‘Monster Movie’ was the only Can album on which Malcolm
Mooney performed all of the vocals until ‘Rite Time’, 20 years after.

Featured Tracks:
1. Father Connot Yell
2. Mary, Mary, So Contrary
3. Outside My Door
4. Yoo Doo Right
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