It is a sad day in the land of Listology.
Captain Beefheart is dead.
Trout Mask Replica, his frantic, tortured, embarrased and lonely post-apocalypse, and amongst the most original works in the history of art, is his furious, hysterical, spiritually broken and fevered call from the other side.
He immortalized himself 40 years ago with his music. I know Don loved stealing sugary bread from his fathers truck as a kid. I think this calls for a box of doughnuts and some TMR.
This must be how everyone else felt when Michael Jackson died. Think I'll have a freak week on my iPod in honour of him. After all I found out the news from the Residents facebook page.
OUR SMILES ARE STUCK, Don. Thank you forever.
Sad news. I think I'll give "Safe As Milk" a spin tonight, in honor of the Captain.
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