Gary Lucas – Gods And Monsters – Cassette
Gods and Monsters is the debut album by the American guitarist Gary Lucas. The album was released in 1992.
Gary Lucas is known for his virtuosic guitar playing and his collaborations with various artists, including Captain Beefheart, Jeff Buckley, and John Cale. “Gods and Monsters” showcases Lucas’ unique guitar style and his ability to blend different genres, including rock, blues, and avant-garde.
The album features a mix of original compositions and reworked covers, including the opening track “Grace” (a tribute to Jeff Buckley), the bluesy “Whip Named Lash,” and a cover of the Velvet Underground’s “Some Kind of Love.” The album also includes guest appearances by artists such as Matthew Sweet and David Johansen.
“Gods and Monsters” received positive reviews for its eclectic and adventurous approach to rock music. It showcases Lucas’ exceptional guitar skills, his inventive songwriting, and his ability to create a diverse sonic palette.
The album explores a wide range of moods and musical textures, from haunting ballads to gritty rockers, all held together by Lucas’ intricate guitar work and distinctive songwriting style.
For fans of Gary Lucas’ guitar playing or those interested in experimental rock music, “Gods and Monsters” offers an engaging and dynamic listening experience. It highlights Lucas’ talents as a guitarist, composer, and bandleader, and serves as a strong introduction to his work with the Gods and Monsters project.
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Jack Johnson / Ghostrider
Whip Named Lash
Brain From Planet Eros, The
Dream Of A Russian Princess
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