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1997
| BS 025
Digital Only

Maggot Brain (7" Single)

OUT OF PRINT

Released in an edition of 1000 on woozy GREEN vinyl

The Voles channel the ghosts of all things groovy on this cover of the mammoth Parliament/Funkadelic song.

Full Description

Recorded at Detroit's famous Ghetto Recorders. With guests Jon Rauhouse and Dan Henzerling ( Grievous Angels), Phil Durr (Thornetta Davis, Five Horse Johnson, Big Chief), the Voles channel the ghosts of all things groovy on this cover of the mammoth Parliament/Funkadelic epic. It's soooo groovy, we couldn't keep it on just one side, it spilled over onto side two.

Tack up that black light poster of that leafy weed and get down.

Modeling the excellent cover homage is Mary, the long time bartender at one of Chicago's fave bars, Delilah's---home to Country Wednesdays since forever...

Available digitally and on the compilation  Making Singles, Drinking Doubles.

Short Description
  • It's difficult to imagine anyone approaching the sheer cathartic power of the original's blistering Eddie Hazel guitar solo, but The Volebeats' woven pedal steel and big, ringing electrics manage to pay surprising respect. It's a radical reinterpretation of the raw source material and a mournful, irony-free outpouring.

    — Pitchfork
  • This high tribute is absolutely perfect right down to the cover art homage

    — No Depression

Track List

  • Side A AND B:"Maggot Brain"

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