View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the PDO CD release of Apostrophe’ / Overnite Sensation on Discogs. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Over-Nite Sensation – Frank Zappa on AllMusic – – Love it or hate it, Over-Nite. Frank Zappa. Released September 7, K. Over-Nite Sensation Tracklist. 1 An “overnight sensation” is a sudden success; spelling it “nite” suggests a.

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All of these qualities permeate ‘Over-nite Sensation’ favorites like ‘Camarillo Brillo,’ ‘Dirty Love’ and ‘Dina Moe Humm,’ and struck a chord with younger, mostly male fans who could relate to songs so radically torn between the conservatory and the gutter.

Ike listened to the tape and responded “What is this shit? Retrieved 21 July So it wasn’t until the sessions for ‘Over-nite Sensation’ began, in Marchthat an almost fully recovered Zappa started behaving like his old self again, revealing itself in the album’s updated interpretation of the old Mothers aesthetic — even though only multi-instrumentalist Ian Underwood remained from the ’60s lineup.

The Grand Wazoo Much of the album’s lyrics deal with sex. One can read this motif into the absurd shaggy-dog story of a dental floss rancher in “Montana,” the album’s indisputable highlight, which features amazing, uncredited vocal backing from Tina Turner and the Ikettes.

That sound pushed Zappa’s formidable guitar playing to the fore, along with his increasingly graphic sexual comedy in contrast to the politicized lyrics of the ’60swhile his typically adventurous, genre-crossing creations were performed by professionally trained, sight-reading musicians capable of executing whatever Zappa threw at them with the utmost ensemble precision something the original Mothers could never do to their leader’s satisfaction.


Meanwhile, other tunes like ‘Zomby Woof,’ ‘Montana’ and the especially memorable ‘I Am the Slime’ gleefully traffic in varying depths of absurdity, supported by uncredited background vocals from the spectacular Tina Turner and her Ikettes.

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Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Of course not all fans were happy about these developments — namely those partial to the Mothers of Invention and Zappa’s more erudite output.

But the typical rock-music consumer had spoken, or was about to, as the following year’s ‘Apostrophe’ album largely recorded during the same sessions, with the same musicians and same musical hallmarks soon rode ‘Over-nite Sensation’s’ momentum to semsation Top 10 and to Zappa’s first gold sales certification.

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Frank Zappa Overnite Sensation

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Apocalypse Visions of the Emerald Beyond Whereas the Flo and Eddie years were dominated by rambling, off-color comedy routines, Over-Nite Sensation tightened up the song structures and xappa sexual and social humor into melodic, technically accomplished heavy guitar rock with jazzy chord changes and funky rhythms; meanwhile, Zappa ‘s growling new post-accident voice takes over the storytelling.

Views Read Edit View history. On other topics, “I’m the Slime” criticizes television, and the playful and musically adventurous “Montana” describes moving to Montana to voernight dental floss.

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Sexy Trippy All Moods. The music of Over-Nite Sensation draws from rockjazz and pop music. The album initially received mixed reviews due to its lyrical content, which some critics found puerile. Jazz Latin New Age. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes.


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Indeed, that semsation, also evident in the silly wordplay, suggests that Zappa is throwing his juvenile crassness in the face of critical expectation, asserting his right to follow his muse even if it leads him into blatant stupidity ironic or otherwise.

The record was certified gold on November 9, Introspection Late Night Partying.

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The recording sessions which produced Over-Nite Sensation also produced Zappa’s followup, Apostrophe ‘[1] released as a solo overinght rather than a Mothers of Invention release. Forty years ago, Frank Zappa reminded us once again of his status as rock’s top arch-ironist by naming his 17th album ‘Over-nite Sensation.

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