Funkadelic - Free Your Mind…And Your Ass Will Follow

Debut from socially aware funkologists

Funkadelic was, traditionally,
part of a larger creative whole,
a sort of musical commune
which also included
Parliament. Combining funk,
blues and soul vibes,
Funkadelic had a definite
political edge. As for the final
sound mix? Well, you’ve heard
of space rock which takes a
traditional genre and injects
other-worldly noises and
creative influences –
Funkadelic worked upon a
‘space funk’ (some would say
acid funk with the emphasis on
‘acid’) which flows all over this
album and follows a similar
path. Mixing a dirty groove with
wacked-out sound effects and
razor-sharp lyrics, this is a
superb first release featuring
class artists such as George
Clinton, Eddie Hazel and
Bernie Worrell.

5 stars 5 stars 5 stars 5 stars 5 stars

4MWB | 172

Reviewed by Paul Rigby
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