Destroy before reading tab ver 3 by the jesus lizard. The jesus lizard is an alternative rock band formed in 1987 in austin, texas, and based in chicago, illinois from 1989 to 1999. Here we have a new edition of the seminal noiserock outfits 1989 debut ep pure. To call down simply an abrasive album wouldnt be giving it enough credit. Combining the gutwrenching ferocity of the birthday party with led zeppelin heaviness, and topping it all off with a twisted, occasionally juvenile sense of humor, the jesus lizard created some of the most terrifying sounds ever committed to tape without sacrificing a single iota of. From the first few seconds, in which boilermaker leaps out of the speakers like a crankaddled mugger armed with a tire iron, liar captures the jesus lizard in gloriously manic and muscular form, and if it sounds a bit less grimy and psychotic than goat, the album that preceded it, this is still the musical equivalent of a ranting lunatic you would never dream of sitting next to on the subway. The song horse was labeled as pony beat on set lists for live shows.
Down is easily the jesus lizards most accomplished recording. That other rock records of 1994 presumed to occupy the same ether is laughable. Play destroy before reading by the jesus lizard from down words and music by. Shot tune down 12 step db ab db gb bb eb pulm mute. Because our mp3s have no drm, you can play it on any device that supports mp3, even on your ipod. Feb 10, 2011 the jesus lizard discography posted by admin on friday, february 4, 2011 the jesus lizard was an american alternative rock band formedin 1987 in austin, texas, and based in chicago, illinois, from 1989 to 1999. The jesus lizard a ecouter sur deezer musique en streaming. Goat was the jesus lizards second album dating back to 1991.
Vinyl also includes a digital download coupon for the lp, plus 4 bonus tracks not included on the lp itself. Jesus lizard first walked on water 48million years ago. The worlds first known jesus lizard walked on water 48 million years ago, experts claim. Shop for vinyl, cds and more from the jesus lizard at the discogs marketplace.
Its constantly armwrestling with liar as their best, although i like to throw down into the mix and just call it an essential trilogy. It was their last album for touch and go records and the last to be produced by steve albini. In some ways the jesus lizard were emblematic of the musical landscape of their time. Sims almost impaled them with his headstock during one of his trademark. The jesus lizard ep, shot and blue all follow this same formatits still jesus lizard, but its. The jesus lizard discography i love music download free.
Although perhaps not as memorable as liar or as innovative as the headpure eps, down is another strong jesus lizard album, even if it is a largely repetative. The jesus lizard is an american alternative rock band formed in 1987 in austin, texas, united states. David yow of the jesus lizard was on outsight radio hours 30mar2014 to discuss the jesus lizard book. Jul 16, 20 common predators of this lizard include birds, reptiles and mammals. Down remasterreissue the jesus lizard touch and go. The jesus lizard albums, songs, and news pitchfork. Puss, the jesus lizards first uk hit single, was originally released on a 1992 split 7 with nirvanas oh the guilt, released on touch and go records. Jesus lizard s deft musicianship, pummeling rhythms, and passionate howling vocals seem almost otherworldly in their intensity triggering a brutal assault on all fronts. To avoid predators the common basilisk can conceal itself under leaves on the forest floor and stay motionless for a long time. Whether jesus christ walked on water is best left to biblical scholarsbut scientists now know how socalled jesus lizards manage the feat. When it must flee, the skill of running on water comes in handy. It is a record that, true to form for the jesus lizard, sounds at times unconventional and varied, and at others down right schizophrenic.
Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at. How jesus lizards walk on water national geographic. The jesus lizard down remastered bonus tracks deluxe. The third coming of the jesus lizard on the eve of their latest return home, the band talk about why they chose chicagoand how they became its most beautiful noiserock monsters. There are more items in your cart than displayed above. But it was their last independently released album before they made the leap to capitol, and as such its the sound of the band potentially opening up to a wider audience. Listen online 20 songs from show 1994 the jesus lizard. The jesus lizard download all rock songs the jesus lizard. Reply notify me 1 helpful mellodrone february 19, 2017 report. The green basilisk lizard is also called a plumed or doublecrested basilisk. This reissued version of the goat vinyl album is packaged in a deluxe gatefold album jacket with a 12 x 24 double sided color insert including never before seen photos, and extensive liner notes by the band and by journalists who were there when it was all happening. Download included in the lp has the bonus tracks from the cd reissue. David yow, duane denison, mac mcneilly, and david wm. Back 97 or 98 jesus lizard played here in pensacola at sluggos.
Liar deluxe remastered reissue the jesus lizard free. Oct 27, 2009 down is a little less celebrated than the earlier records i dont know how many fans were looking to the jesus lizard for subtlety and nuance, but down shows they were ready for it as musicians. By their standards, down is typically, reliably excellent. Andrews in detroit for those two great and grinding discs which finally distilled and captured their live sound in a way headpure merely suggested down was where they stretched their musical legs. Sims began playing with guitarist duane denison cargo cult and the two recruited yow to do some singing. Liar was the greatest recorded moment for the jesus lizard, but down captured one of the most powerful american bands of the 1990s in their last gasp of twisted glory. The jesus lizard albums from worst to best stereogum. We also discuss the iconic imagery on the groups album down. The vinyl album is packaged in a deluxe gatefold album jacket with a 12 x 24 double sided color insert including never before seen photos, and extensive liner notes by the band and by journalists who were there when it was all happening. Down is one of their later albums, and is considered by many to be some of the last quality work the band would ever do. By album number four, the jesus lizard had coopted and redefined convention. The jesus lizard touch and go quarterstick records. Albini recorded the bands next four albums head, goat, liar, and down.
Watch the jesus christ lizard in action in this video. When we are remembering the alternative american rock greats of the 80s and 90s lets not forget the jesus lizard. The jesus lizard licensed to youtube by merlin sc distribution on behalf of touch and go records. Goat remasterreissue the jesus lizard touch and go. Tt the artist art royalty abstract dizzie tunes jubel 25 matilde venneri, rino giordano. Im calm now ive calmed down but im shaking make me another boilermaker in molasses a fly in molasses nasty sticky shit holds it dow. Oct 01, 2009 in the often rarified world of noise rock, there are few acts as powerful or galvanizing as the jesus lizard. The third coming of the jesus lizard music feature. Cmrra, sony atv publishing, and 8 music rights societies.
In the first of our twopart tribute to the legendary indie rock imprint touch and go which celebrates its 25th anniversary this weekend with a series of. Jesus lizards deft musicianship, pummeling rhythms, and passionate howling vocals seem almost otherworldly in their intensity triggering a brutal assault on all fronts. Down is an album by the chicago band the jesus lizard. Listen free to the jesus lizard down fly on the wall, mistletoe and more. Sims were in the seminal austin, texas band scratch acid whose exploits are now legendary. The jesus lizard is an american rock band formed in 1987 in austin, texas and based in. Get me something to stop the bleeding, cause im fittin to blow knock her down the stairwell and kick her, i think you can take her shove mo. Produced by steve albini, the album captures the band at the top of their game, with a slightly. All of them were remastered by steve albini and bob weston from shellac and feature new liner notes, as. Dust their food every week with a fine powdered supplement of vitamin and supplement of calcium along with vitamin d3 one day in the week. After the lurching whirl of goat and liar and their relentless touring including my first show at st.
The rare doublelp, limited to copies, was released as a vinylonly soundtrack to the live dvd of the same name, which captured the jesus lizards first reunion show in nashville. Grails and harvey milk were the support, which was okay, but a bit disappointing since in an interview with mark prindle, david yow suggested that if there were ever to be a jesus lizard reunion then puss allgirl jesus lizard covers group and jazzus lizard you can guess would be the perfect support acts. Discover and download music with our free personalized discovery tools. Jesus christ lizard 3 facts about this amazing animal. It was their last album for touch and go records and the last to be produced by steve albini the song horse was labeled as pony beat on set lists for live shows. Sims, at first glance resembles a flame, but is actually a topless woman with a closeup image of nails projected onto her body. David yow likes to mess with people in the audience and he decided to mess with me. The jesus lizard download all rock songs the jesus. Containing classic cuts like blockbuster and rabid pigs, this set now comes with linernotes from the jesus lizard and their entourage. Jesus lizard, basilisk, runs on water video huffpost. The jesus lizard down 1994, special edition, vinyl.
Down is easily the jesus lizard s most accomplished recording. Palaeontologists unearthed a fossil in wyoming that offers clues. Unfollow jesus lizard to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. The jesus lizard subscribe via itunes download this episode. Check out goat by the jesus lizard on amazon music. Get the guaranteed best price on rock vinyl hk like the the jesus lizard down remastered bonus tracks deluxe edition at musicians friend. Goat the jesus lizard to stream in hifi, or to download in true cd quality on. When i think of the jesus lizard, i think of the greatest band ive ever seen, said the bands longtime collaborator steve albini, adding that they were the best musicians ive. The jesus lizard discography posted by admin on friday, february 4, 2011 the jesus lizard was an american alternative rock band formedin 1987 in austin, texas, and based in chicago, illinois, from 1989 to 1999. You can buy latest album shot 1996 the jesus lizard. Nov 16, 2004 whether jesus christ walked on water is best left to biblical scholarsbut scientists now know how socalled jesus lizards manage the feat. The jesus lizard is an american rock band formed in 1987 in austin, texas and based in chicago, illinois. These tracks appear on the cd and are available to download with the vinyl version. In the end, that is the most rewarding aspect of watching and listening to the jesus lizard.763 1279 1267 1529 851 226 1242 1314 691 199 1116 171 813 1409 1445 907 513 417 828 529 823 456 320 723 1547 523 694 1028 1287 921 178 634 107 544 827 435 1236 1439 598 1245 1347 909