View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Them Or Us on Discogs. Label: EMI - EMS • Format: 2x, Vinyl LP, Album • Country: Japan • Genre: Rock • Style: Hard Rock, Novelty, Avantgarde/5(6). If you want an album Zappa's early 80's period with mostly vocals, go for Tinseltown Rebellion and You Are What you Is. I absolutely love these 2 albums and they're as good as and up there with Weasels, Money, Lumpy, Joe's Garage and One Size. Them Or Us should be left to last/5(58). Originally released as a double album of UMRK studio recordings in , THEM OR US is now on one CD. One of the more diverse of the later Zappa albums, the set includes everything from a pair of '50s doo-wop homages ("Sharleena" and "The Closer You Are"), to a straight-faced cover of the Allman Brothers' "Whippin' Post," to a backhanded salute /5(58).
Sofa" was a result of Zappa's fascination with the German people as he toured in Europe. Ya Hozna "Ya Hozna", from the album Them or Us, is mostly "Sofa No.2" played backwards. It also contains parts of "Lonely Little Girl" (from We're Only in It for the Money) and unused material from "Valley Girl" (from Ship Arriving Too Late to Save a Genre: Progressive rock, experimental rock, jazz fusion. Released in October , Them or Us is Frank Zappa's last studio rock album (unless one counts Thing-Fish). It contains a little of everything for everyone, but most of all it has that cold and dry early-'80s feel that made this and other albums like The Man From Utopia and Frank Zappa Meets the Mothers of Prevention sound dated pretty quickly. I can't really say that I recommend this album all that much. Really, it'd be for the completionists or fans of the poppier side of Zappa (which as you can see from the various reviews of Zappa albums from the s I'm not that much of). Still, Them Or Us has some worth to it, not that much, but there is some certain miniscule allure/5(13). FRANK ZAPPA Them Or Us ( UK track double LP complete with original Barking Pumpkin Warning/Guarantee inners great glossy Donald Roller Wilson gatefold picture sleeve with lyrics & lineups inside. The sleeve shows just light storage wear & the vinyl is Excellent with minimal play FZD1) This was the first Zappa album I ever bought, £1 /5(47). FRANK ZAPPA THEM OR US FOC 12" Vinyl LP Album Gatefold (FOC) cover design with artwork / photos on the inside cover pages. This album "FRANK ZAPPA Them Or Us DLP FoC" is the German/Netherlands release, released in October Its opening and closing tracks are covers: "The Closer You Are", which was written by Earl Lewis and Morgan Robinson. Jun 15, · Frank Zappa Licensed to YouTube by UMG (on behalf of Frank Zappa Catalog); AMRA, UNIAO BRASILEIRA DE EDITORAS DE MUSICA - UBEM, Kobalt Music Publishing, LatinAutor, and 3 Music Rights Societies.