Pork Soda is the third studio album by the American funk metal band Primusreleased April 20,certified Gold in September It Aint Me Babe - Bob Dylan - Before And After The Flood certified Platinum in May The album was performed in its entirety for the first time at The Fox Theater in Oakland, California, on December 31, The album contains darker content than previous Primus efforts, featuring lyrics dealing with murder My Name Is Mudsuicide Boband alienation Nature Boy.
The band has commented that prior to recording, they had been touring for nearly two solid years and were thus in a sombre mood, although in a interview frontman Les Claypool described the era surrounding the album as "Good times, happy times. It's not like we were reflecting any personal drama or anything. It was something I never really thought about before I mean how this country came to be.
We are taught to be so proud. But a lot of what we have is based on lies and deceit. They only teach you what they want you to know. I hope people will see the title and check it out. Next time you listen to 'Wounded Knee', try and put the story and the music together. Wounded Knee - Primus - Pork Soda rhythm and the pulse, there is an element of it that is angry then peaceful.
He concludes that "the band keeps finding novel variations on their signature sound, even if they Wounded Knee - Primus - Pork Soda step out of it. She describes Pork Soda as "goofy" and " Zappa -esque", predicting that the " alternative-metal -fusion will appeal mostly to folks who like a little fizz with their lard.
Indy Metal Vault writer Chris Latta wrote: " Frizzle Fry or Sailing the Seas of Cheese are better introductions to the world of Primus, but Pork Soda makes for a demented subversion once you've gotten used to the formula".
Latta also wrote that it was the The Charles Napiers - The Charles Napiers darkest and most unique album, although a couple of filler tracks kept it from being their best album.
All lyrics are written by Les Claypool ; all music is composed by Primus. From Wikipedia, the Soul Deliverance - Unbowed - Collapse The World encyclopedia.
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