Album review

Ween - God Ween Satan—The Oneness

Gene and Dean Ween pooled their love of twisted death metal, beyond-lo-fi loops and the cult of Boognish, wherein Prince and Funkadelic were ripped up Burroughs style, and still managed to make a totally listenable debut disc in 1990. Pastiching anything on the rock planet and generally snuffling about like a couple of badly behaved weasels in a chicken coop, the Ween kids offend and delight in equal measure. Later on, they polished up their act, but the nascent noise of "Common Bitch" and the sloppy hip hop of "You Fucked Up" mark the card.

Rating: 3 / 10


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