Bucketheadland

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Bucketheadland
Bucketheadland.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 5, 1992[1]
Recorded1991–1992
GenreExperimental rock, avant-garde, electronic rock, funk metal, power metal
Length58:21
LanguageEnglish, Japanese
LabelAvant
ProducerBootsy Collins
Buckethead chronology
Bucketheadland Blueprints
(1991)
Bucketheadland
(1992)
Giant Robot
(1994)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars [2]

Bucketheadland is the debut studio album by solo artist Buckethead. It was released on John Zornʼs Japanese record label, Avant, in 1992. It features several samples of the 1960s Japanese television series, Giant Robot, amongst guitar riffs and several fast, technical solos. The concept of the album is a tour around the construction of Bucketheadʼs fictional amusement park, “Bucketheadland”. Because of this, the album is divided into sections that relate to distinct areas of the park.

A sequel was released in 2003, simply titled Bucketheadland 2.

Track listing[edit]

Disc One[edit]

  • Intro (3:21)
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Park Theme"Buckethead3:21
  • Giant Robot (9:17)
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
2."Interlude"Buckethead0:27
3."Giant Robot Theme"Takeo Yamashita4:16
4."Enter Guillatine"Buckethead0:32
5."Giant Robot Vs. Guillatine"Buckethead4:02
  • Bucketbots Jig (3:19)
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
6."Bucketbots Jig"Buckethead0:28
7."Enter Slipdisc"Buckethead1:53
8."Bansheebot Vs. Buckethead"Buckethead0:58
  • Slaughter Zone (23:25)
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
9."The Haunted Farm"Buckethead2:42
10."Hook and Pole Gang"Buckethead1:07
11."Cattle Prod"Buckethead0:40
12."Phantom Monk"Buckethead1:45
13."The Rack"Buckethead0:29
14."Nosin'"Buckethead1:21
15."Gorey Head Stump"Buckethead1:32
16."Sterling Scapula"Buckethead0:48
17."Skid's Looking Where"Buckethead1:08
18."Steel Wedge"Buckethead1:22
19."Wonka in Slaughter Zone"Buckethead1:30
20."Nosin' Part 2"Buckethead0:40
21."Diabolical Minds"Buckethead1:32
22."Alice in Slaughterland"Buckethead1:16
23."Bleeding Walls"Buckethead0:21
24."Buddy on a Slab"Buckethead1:12
25."Buddy in the Graveyard"Buckethead1:02
26."Oh Jeez..."Buckethead1:21
27."Funeral Time"Buckethead1:39
  • Computer Master (8:16)
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
28."Computer Master"Buckethead8:16
  • Virtual Reality (3:35)
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
29."Part 1"Bootsy Collins2:01
30."Part 2"Bootsy Collins1:34
  • Home Run Derby (5:18)
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
31."Interlude"Buckethead0:33
32."Main Theme"Buckethead4:45
  • I Love My Parents (1:38)
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
33."I Love My Parents"Buckethead1:38
Total length:58:25

Disc Two (Remixes)[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Park Theme Extension"Buckethead5:42
2."Guillatine Battle"Buckethead0:52
3."Giant Robot Theme"Takeo Yamashita1:45
4."Robot Dance"Bootsy Collins1:02
5."Virtual Reality"Bootsy Collins3:04
6."Bansheebot Bop"Buckethead1:02
7."Baseball Buddy"Buckethead3:17
Total length:16:47

Credits[edit]

All compositions by Buckethead, Katella Music, BMI; except "Virtual Reality" composed by Bootsy Collins, Rubber Band Music, BMI and "Giant Robot Theme" composed by Takeo Yamashita. The term "Oh Jeez..." was inspired by Maximum Bob.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The fog, we clear some". Bucketheadland.proboards.com. 2005-10-19. Retrieved 2012-06-17.(registration required)
  2. ^ Cooper, Sean. Bucketheadland at AllMusic

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