The drugs that fueled the meat puppets first five lps. Meat puppets i is their punk album, huevos, the powertrio album, monsters, the heavy. Lyrics for up on the sun by meat puppets songfacts. The meat puppets continued to grow and impress as a live act, though the set lists mostly acknowledged albums such as meat puppets ii and up on the sun, which had long been recognized as landmarks of alternative music. If you want to place this image on a forum or blog, click here to show the code to use. Stream adfree with amazon music unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. These men shred so hard guitar hero trembles in fear and they do so on a sea foam green guitar covered in stickers and a powder blue bass. Often overshadowed by meat puppets ii, up on the sun is. The country influences that played such a big part on meat puppets ii had faded a bit on up on the sun, as a sunburned psychedelia took center stage and the band allowed themselves to get good and trippy. Come home from running around trying to get ready to leave and find a message on my machine. Buy meat puppets s album titled up on the sun bonus tracks to enjoy in.
To me, this is the best meat puppets release and the remaster quality is excellent. That gold burns slow like coal campers candles all lost in the snow lay down, youre on the warmth that im weaving is for you alone up on the sun where it never rains or. That gold burns slow like coal campers candles all lost in the snow lay down, youre on the warmth that im weaving is for you alone up on the sun where it never rains or snows theres an ocean. The meat puppets first added structured space to their shows in the spring of 1990. The sun is up and beating down its hot enough to melt the ground a little water would do us good the clouds would help us if they could theyd send showers of pouring rain get everything wet again we could go and float around in our favorite swimming ground the best place i ever found wasnt close to any town was a little swimming ground everything just floating around out to lunch and out of.
The meat puppets are set to reissue the highly regarded up on the sun this tuesday, september th. Even so, few bands come close to the talent of the meat puppets. The band broke up twice, in 1996 and 2002, but reunited again in 2006. With the universal critical acclaim afforded meat puppets ii the trio attempted to record their next album themselves. Find meat puppets discography, albums and singles on allmusic. Watch the video for up on the sun from meat puppets s up on the sun for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. A long time ago i turned to myself and said you are my daughter i saw that the image i saw there was well so you are my daughter. Backwater open wide animal up on the sun by meat puppets. Meat puppets ibeam san francisco, ca january 25, 1988 shes hot look at the rain hot pink up on the sun get on down bad love automatic mojo he stopped loving her today one of these days out my way paradise sexy music i cant be counted on fruit not swimming ground magic toy missing confusion fog maidens milk lost walk through this world.
Listen to your favorite songs from up on the sun by meat puppets now. When i saw them play at the 40 watt in athens they did an interesting cover of the beach boys song, sloop john b. Originally produced for french television by io productions, this video offers a rare glimpse of the band at the peak of their early career. Songs from the sun ra cosmos by the barrence whitfield soul savage arkestra. This disc was the bands first that sounded intentionally geared toward commercial accessibility and derrick bostrom has referred to the disc as the pups psychedelic epic. Up on the sun by meat puppets on amazon music unlimited.
The album features a cleaner and more technical sound with a more psychedelic rock feel, in contrast to the sloppy punk approach of their first album 1982, while continuing with the mystical, poetic lyrics and countryinflected songwriting of meat puppets ii 1984. The kirkwood brothers met bostrom while attending brophy prep high school in phoenix. While that album as well as several of their releases are easy to define ex. The meat puppets later gained significant exposure when the kirkwood brothers served as guest musicians on nirvanas mtv unplugged performance in 1993. About up on the sun third album by the band meat puppets, released in march 1985 and so influential a beer was named after it. Meat puppets concert setlist at soda bar, san diego on. Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at.
This is one of the best feel good albums ever made. Listen free to meat puppets up on the sun up on the sun, maidens milk and more. Meat puppets a long time ago i turned to myself and said you are my daughter i saw that the image i saw there was well so you are my daughter well then maybe weve got something to talk about who told you so. Meat puppets scholar matthew smithlahrman, the author of the meat puppets and the lyrics of curt kirkwood from meat puppets ii to no joke, has posted a number of his indepth interviews with the band on his blog, perspective. Cris, once again happy and healthy, and curt reunited for 2007s rise to your knees and three wellreceived subsequent albums. Meat puppets ii was followed by 1985s up on the sun. In 1985, the puppets were on the top of their game, moving on from their frenetic postpunk roots and into more acoustic, detailed, melodic arrangements. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about html5. Meat puppets up on the sun lyrics and tracklist genius. Meat puppets announce tour plans for 2020 original lineup expands us tour in support of dusty notes coheadlining tour in may with mudhoney midwest swing in june videos for warranty and nine pins limited edition colored vinyl of meat puppets ii and dusty notes available now. I went to a local zia records and bought a meat puppets ii cassette from. The groups original lineup was curt kirkwood guitarvocals, his brother cris kirkwood bass guitar, and derrick bostrom drums. Up on the sun offers a lucky find, a complete live video of the meat puppets performing swimming ground at hollywoods music machine club in january of 1986.
The meat puppets are an american rock band formed in january 1980 in tempe, arizona. Meat puppets weaved warmth with an enchanted invisible sound like a hot pink volcano in the heart of a tornado. They played all the hits plateau, lake of fire, coming down, even up on the sun. Get the meat puppets setlist of the concert at soda bar, san diego, ca, usa on april 7, 2019 from the dusty notes tour and other meat puppets setlists for free on setlist. The tour for mirage lasted less than 6 months, as the band found it difficult to recreate many of this albums songs in a concert atmosphere. The meat puppets are an american rock band formed in january 1980, in phoenix, arizona.
Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. However, up on the sun revealed the puppets had learned one very valuable lesson from punk, and that was to get to the point. Up on the sun is the meat puppets third album and the followup to their now legendary meat puppets ii which introduced the world to cowpunk, a mixture of country and punk music. Love btbs flows and the music is a new sumptuous high for that fuckedup buffalo ny sound. Meat puppets ii turned the band into one of the leading bands on sst records, and along with the violent femmes, the gun club and others, helped establish the genre called cow punk. Meat puppets play a wide selection of their songs when they perform live. Up on the sun the trippy title track to the puppets third album is a psychedelic daydream. Not too much later, i bought their third release, up on the sun.
Here are a couple tracks from the rare meat compilation, although i suspect you will want to just download the whole thing. Curt kirkwood, lead singer, claimed to have finished the album. There is no sign of the bands hardcore roots on any of the discs twelve tracks as the music continues on the aciddrenched, countrypunk path that the band. Theres the slightest hint of jackson 5 in the rhythm. Up on the sun is the third album by the meat puppets, released in 1985 by sst records. Meat puppets live at city gardens, trenton, nj 5987 part 1 and part 2 in april of 1987, the meat puppets released their fifth disc, mirage. They cranked it out over three days from january 26 to 28 in.
Visit your local record store on tuesday, and enjoy a free download of the title track until then. Up on the sun where it never rains or snows theres an ocean with a wind that never blows and if you see it closer then the finer points will show not too much more too much more up on the sun where it never rains or snows theres an ocean with a wind that never blows and if you see it closer then the finer points will show not too much more. This was up on the old meat puppets blog for a decade. Up on the sun is one of my alltime meat puppet favorites, this version was a bside on the backwater cdsingle. They play the classics such as plateau and up on the sun as well as some from their newest album, rat farm. A long time ago i turned to myself and said you are my daughter i saw that the image i saw there was well so you are my daughter well then maybe weve got something to talk about who told you so.5 793 1059 251 1638 1109 858 564 1150 1667 1503 1453 1452 579 1118 241 1283 1259 1013 1161 1220 727 1609 691 281 288 975 1260 981 1551 89 1233 1568 80 731 842 1061 715 1426 524 389 1383 1317 1142 1046 572