Absolutely FreeåÊis a continuation of the weird freakiness - both in sounds and concepts - introduced onåÊFreak Out!, Plastic PeopleåÊandåÊAmerica Drinks and Goes HomeåÊcontinue the artist's lampooning of middle american values, while this time out, Zappa also seems obsessed with the fruits and vegetables that 'keep you regular' (The Duke of PrunesåÊandåÊAll Any Vegetable). The music here jumps from avant-garde jazz snippets to gritty garage rock to operatic vocals in a manner that was truly innovative at the time; in fact, it often sounded like true musical insanity.
2LP - 50th Anniversay Isuue. This double 180 gram LP version includes the original record mastered by Bernie Grundman and cut directly from the original analog master tapes, plus a laser-etched additional disc including 20 minutes of bonus material from the Vault. The package features Frank Zappa‰۪s original layout and libretto.