Can - Ege Bamyasi

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Can - Ege Bamyasi

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Released16th June
Catalogue XSPOON8
Barcode 5051083076968

Ege Bamyasó± is the fourth studio album by Can.

Following the release of the Can Vinyl Box - the limited edition box set that consisted of 17 LPs housed in a linen wrapped box, Mute are now proud to release the CAN studio albums individually on vinyl.
Released in batches, the first albums in the series to be released are Monster Movie, Soundtracks, Tago Mago and Ege Bamyasi. These titles will be available from 16 June 2014. The albums were mastered and cut to vinyl by Kevin Metcalfe at The Soundmasters, London. Remasters and vinyl processing was coordinated by long time collaborator, Jono Podmore.
Here are some facts...

* The album contains the single "Spoon", which charted in the Top 10 in Germany, and was used as the theme of the German TV series "Das Messer" (The Knife). "

* Ege Bamyasó±" means "Aegean Okra" in Turkish.

* Pitchfork featured the record at #19 on its "Top 100 Albums of the 1970s". British music Melody Maker wrote: "Can are without doubt the most talented and most consistent experimental rock band in Europe, England included."

* Various artists have cited Ege Bamyasi as an influence. Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth recalls, ""_It was unlike anything else I was hearing at the time."

* Geoff Barrow of Portishead picked Ege Bamyasi as one of their favourite 13 Albums on the's Bakers Dozen series.

* "I'm So Green" was covered by Beck.

* Kanye West sampled from "Sing Swan Song" for his song "Drunk and Hot Girls" on the album Graduation, and derives many of the song's lyrics from Damo Suzuki's vocals.

* Remix versions of several Ege Bamyasó± songs are included on the album Sacrilege.

* Vitamin C" can be heard in Pedro Almod’_var's movie Broken Embraces.

Sing Swan Song
One More Night
Vitamin C
I'm So Green

Artist Can
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