Can - Ege Bamyasi-Vinyl LP-South

Can - Ege Bamyasi

Following the release of the ‰Û÷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 ‰Û÷Ege Bamyasi‰۪, ‰Û÷Monster Movie‰۪, ‰Û÷Soundtracks‰۪ and ‰Û÷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.

‰Û÷Ege Bamyasi‰۪ is the fourth studio album by Can.
The album contains the single ‰Û÷Spoon‰۪, which charted in the Top 10 in Germany and was used as the theme of the German TV series ‰Û÷Das Messer‰۪ (The Knife).
‰Û÷Ege Bamyasi‰۪ means ‰Û÷Aegean Okra‰۪ in Turkish.
Pitchfork featured the record at #19 on its Top 100 Albums Of The 1970s. British music paper Melody Maker wrote ‰ÛÏCan are without doubt the most talented and most consistent experimental rock band in Europe, England included.‰۝
Various artists have cited ‰Û÷Ege Bamyasi‰۪ as an influence. Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth recalls ‰ÛÏIt was unlike anything else I was hearing at the time.‰۝

Geoff Barrow of Portishead picked Ege Bamyasi as one of their favourite 13 Albums on The Quietus‰۪ Bakers Dozen series.

‰Û÷I‰۪m So Green‰۪ was covered by Beck.

Kanye West sampled from ‰Û÷Sing Swan Song‰۪ for his song ‰Û÷Drunk And Hot Girls‰۪ on the album ‰Û÷Graduation‰۪ and derives many of the song‰۪s lyrics from Damo Suzuki‰۪s vocals.

‰Û÷Vitamin C‰۪ can be heard in Pedro AlmodÌ_var‰۪s movie ‰Û÷Broken Embraces‰۪.åÊ