Flood (Herbie Hancock album)

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Live album by Herbie Hancock
Released 1975
Recorded June 28, 1975
Shibuya Koukaido, Tokyo
July 1, 1975
Nakano Sun Plaza, Tokyo
Genre Jazz, jazz-funk, funk, jazz fusion, post-bop
Length 74:06
Label CBS/Sony Records
Producer David Rubinson
Herbie Hancock chronology
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Flood is the eighteenth album by Herbie Hancock. It was originally released only in Japan in 1975 as a double LP, and features the Headhunters Band, performing their hits from the Head Hunters, Thrust and Man-Child albums. It originally received a Japanese CD release & finally got a US release in 2014 on the Wounded Bird label. Cover artwork by Nobuyuki Nakanishi.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Herbie Hancock except where noted.

No. Title Length
1. "Introduction/Maiden Voyage" 7:59
2. "Actual Proof" 8:28
3. "Spank-a-Lee" 8:47
4. "Watermelon Man" 5:50
5. "Butterfly" (Hancock, Bennie Maupin) 12:44
6. "Chameleon" (Hancock, Jackson, Harvey Mason, Maupin) 10:24
7. "Hang Up Your Hang Ups" (Hancock, Jackson, Melvin "Wah-Wah" Ragin) 19:54