Trout Mask Replica

Cardboard Junkie's post let me know about the passing of Captain I can't name a song by The Captain but I've owned Trout Mask Replica for years. I know there are true fans of Captain Beefhart but I know he also spawned a ton of fans like me that added Trout Mask Replica to his CD collection to look cool but never really grasped what was going on or what statement it was trying to make.

and I might not be the only one:


dayf said…
To be honest I don't get most of it either. It sounds cool though. Like this one:

I heard that when I was about nine and it opened up a whole new world of weirdness to me.