Wednesday, December 09, 2020

Soundtrack to new Zappa documentary spans three disks

The soundtrack to an acclaimed new documentary on Frank Zappa is out Feb. 19 and features selections running the gamut of the eclectic composer's output, from absurd, debased humor to complex jazz-rock to avant-garde classical. You can order it now via Amazon.

Details:

The soundtrack is a perfect complement to the film available on 3 CDs for the Zappa completist. Showcasing 69 total songs, with 12 previously unreleased recordings from archive along with the 1978 Saturday Night Live performance; 24 additional Zappa songs from the catalog spanning 4 decades; songs from Zappa's labels Straight / Bizarre Records; 2 classical compositions by Edgard Varese and Igor Stravinsky; and 26 Original Score cues newly composed by John Frizzell for the documentary.

Tracks:

  1. Anyway The Wind Blows (from Freak Out!)
  2. You’re Probably Wondering Why I’m Here (from Freak Out!)
  3. Everytime I See You (The Heartbreakers)
  4. Motherly Love (from Freak Out!)
  5. Memories Of El Monte (Live from the Whisky A Go-Go – June 23, 1968)
  6. Oh! In The Sky (Live from the Whisky A Go-Go – June 23, 1968)
  7. The Duke (Live from the Whisky A Go-Go – June 23, 1968)
  8. How Could I Be Such A Fool? (from Mystery Disc)
  9. “The Reason We Have Stayed Together…”
  10. Black Beauty (from Mystery Disc)
  11. Absolutely Free (from We’re Only In It For The Money)
  12. You Didn’t Try To Call Me (Basic Tracks) (from The MOFO Project/Object)
  13. Agency Man (from Mystery Disc)
  14. Oh No (from Weasels Ripped My Flesh)
  15. Mother People (from We’re Only In It For The Money)
  16. Stravinsky: The Firebird Suite: Finale – Orchestre de l’Opéra Bastille & Myung Whun Chung
  17. FZ on Varèse
  18. Varèse: Ionisation – Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Pierre Boulez
  19. The Captain’s Fat Theresa Shoes (GTO's)
  20. No Longer Umpire (Alice Cooper)
  21. Road Ladies (from Chunga’s Revenge)
  22. Call Any Vegetable (Excerpts) (Live at Fillmore West – November 6, 1970)
  23. Happy Together (Live at Fillmore West – November 6, 1970)
  24. Scumbag (Live at Fillmore East, NYC, 1971) (from Playground Psychotics)
  25. Your Mouth (from Waka/Jawaka)
  26. Cheepnis (Live at the Roxy, 12/10/73, Show 1) (from The Roxy Performances)
  27. Apostrophe' (Live in Los Angeles, Rehearsal Hall – June 21, 1974)
  28. Muffin Man (Live at The Palladium, NYC, 1977) (from Baby Snakes – The Compleat Soundtrack)
  29. Dancin’ Fool (Live on “Saturday Night Live” – October 21, 1978)
  30. Mo's Vacation (Live in Munich 1978)
  31. The Black Page #1 (Piano Version) (from Zappa In New York 40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)
  32. Sofa (from Zappa In New York 40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)
  33. Fembot In A Wet T-shirt (from Joe's Garage – Act I)
  34. Valley Girl (from Ship Arriving Too Late To Save A Drowning Witch)
  35. The Meek Shall Inherit Nothing (Live at The Pier, NYC – 1984)
  36. H.R. 2911 (from Frank Zappa Meets The Mothers Of Prevention)
  37. G-Spot Tornado (from The Yellow Shark)
  38. Frank’s Library – Original Documentary Score by John Frizzell
  39. Edgewood Arsenal – Original Documentary Score by John Frizzell
  40. Frank’s Parents – Original Documentary Score by John Frizzell
  41. The Blackouts – Original Documentary Score by John Frizzell
  42. Greeting Cards – Original Documentary Score by John Frizzell
  43. Studio Z – Original Documentary Score by John Frizzell
  44. Frank Goes To Jail – Original Documentary Score by John Frizzell
  45. Musically Difficult – Original Documentary Score by John Frizzell
  46. The Parts Are Complicated – Original Documentary Score by John Frizzell
  47. Murray Roman’s TV Show – Original Documentary Score by John Frizzell
  48. Frank Put His Foot Down – Original Documentary Score by John Frizzell
  49. Laurel Canyon – Original Documentary Score by John Frizzell
  50. The Manson Family – Original Documentary Score by John Frizzell
  51. Are We Going To Get Paid – Original Documentary Score by John Frizzell
  52. Steve Vai’s Perspective – Original Documentary Score by John Frizzell
  53. Frank Could Be Hardcore – Original Documentary Score by John Frizzell
  54. Bruce Bickford’s Zappa Head – Original Documentary Score by John Frizzell
  55. If I’m Alive – Original Documentary Score by John Frizzell
  56. Keep This Guy Under Check – Original Documentary Score by John Frizzell
  57. Frank’s Business Perspective – Original Documentary Score by John Frizzell
  58. Fake It – Original Documentary Score by John Frizzell
  59. Don’t Have Any Friends – Original Documentary Score by John Frizzell
  60. Hi, I’m Moon – Original Documentary Score by John Frizzell
  61. Frank Addresses Congress – Original Documentary Score by John Frizzell
  62. Turn Off That Zappa Music – Original Documentary Score by John Frizzell
  63. Frank Getting Sick – Original Documentary Score by John Frizzell
  64. Envelopes (1983 Original Vinyl Mix)
  65. Overture (Live in Frankfurt, Germany – September 19, 1992)
  66. Get Whitey (from The Yellow Shark)
  67. Nap Time (from Everything Is Healing Nicely)
  68. Watermelon In Easter Hay (Live, 1978) (from Frank Zappa Plays The Music Of Frank Zappa – A Memorial Tribute)

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