1995 (Screaming Headless Torsos album)

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1995
1995 album cover.jpg
Studio album by Screaming Headless Torsos
Released June 13, 1995
Recorded 1995 at The Power Station, New York City, New York
Genre Jazz-funk, jazz fusion, jazz
Label Discovery
WEA
Fuzelicious Morsels (re-release)
Producer Screaming Headless Torsos, Bill Toles, Bob Brockmann
Screaming Headless Torsos chronology
1995
(1995)
Live!!
(1996)Live!!1996
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
eMusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

1995 is the debut album by experimental jazz/jazz fusion group Screaming Headless Torsos. It was recorded in 1995 and released on June 13 the same year. On March 26, 2002, the album was re-released with two new tracks, Jimi Hendrix's "Little Wing" and the Beatles "Something".

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by David Fiuczynski, except where noted..

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Vinnie"   4:24
2. "Free Man" Fima Ephron 4:27
3. "Cult of the Internal Sun"   4:09
4. "Little Wing" (Only included on the re-released version of the album) Jimi Hendrix 4:45
5. "Word to Herb" Dean Bowman, Jojo Mayer 4:23
6. "Blue in Green" Miles Davis, Bill Evans 5:14
7. "Chernobyl Firebirds"   0:29
8. "Graffiti Cemetery"   7:13
9. "Smile in a Wave" (Theme from the documentary film Jack Johnson) Miles Davis 3:52
10. "Wedding in Sarajevo" Bowman, Mayer 6:24
11. "Hope"   4:22
12. "Kermes Macabre"   8:02
13. "Another Sucka" Ephron 4:31
14. "Something" (Only included on the re-released version of the album) George Harrison 5:09

Release and reception[edit]

The reviews for the album were generally positive. Glenn Astarita from Allmusic recommended the album, writing that it was "an early glimpse of one of the most powerful jazz-rock units to emerge in quite some time."[1] Tony Green from the JazzTimes magazine wrote that "the band's vocal-fronted, hard-charging amalgam of funk, rock and jazz should be more than a belly full for folks who haven't heard them before".[3]

Personnel[edit]

  • Dean Bowman – vocals
  • David Fiuczynski – guitar
  • Fima Ephron – bass
  • Jojo Mayer – drums
  • Daniel Sadownick – percussion

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Astarita, Glenn. "Review: 1995". Allmusic. Retrieved 26 March 2002. 
  2. ^ "Screaming Headless Torsos - 1995 mp3s, Screaming Headless Torsos - 1995 music downloads, Screaming Headless Torsos - 1995 songs from". eMusic.com. Retrieved 2011-08-06. 
  3. ^ Green, Tony. "Review: 1995 and Live!!". JazzTimes. Retrieved 25 August 2016.