Six Demon Bag

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Six Demon Bag
Studio album by Man Man
Released February 21, 2006 (2006-02-21)
Genre Experimental rock
Length 40:26
Label Ace Fu
Producer Craig Van Hise
Man Man chronology
The Man In a Blue Turban With a Face
Six Demon Bag
Rabbit Habits
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
The Phoenix 3/4 stars[2]
Pitchfork Media (8.3/10)[3]
PopMatters (9/10)[4]
Prefix Magazine (9.0/10)[5]
Stylus Magazine (B+)[6]
Tiny Mix Tapes 3.5/5 stars[7]

Six Demon Bag is the second album by experimental rock group Man Man, known mainly for their carnivalesque sound and well-received live shows. It received generally favorable reviews and calculated a score of 79 out of 100 on Metacritic based on 17 reviews.[8]

Honus Honus discussed the differences between this album and their first album:

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The album was placed on Obscure Sound's list of the best albums of 2006 at number 34[9] and Pitchfork's list of the top 50 albums of 2006 at number 20.[10]

Pitchfork Media also listed the song "Van Helsing Boombox" as the 350th best song of the 2000s.

A music video for "Engwish Bwudd" was directed by Lindsay Kovnat, and was featured on the Nicktoons Network Animation Festival in 2006.

Man Man are planning a tour to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the album's release in 2016 during which they will play it start to finish.[11]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Feathers" – 2:08
  2. "Engwish Bwudd" – 3:33
  3. "Banana Ghost" – 2:54
  4. "Young Einstein on the Beach" – 0:58
  5. "Skin Tension" – 3:46
  6. "Black Mission Goggles" – 4:59
  7. "Hot Bat" – 1:26
  8. "Push the Eagle's Stomach" – 3:39
  9. "Spider Cider" – 3:05
  10. "Van Helsing Boombox" – 3:44
  11. "Tunneling Through the Guy" – 5:25
  12. "Fishstick Gumbo" – 0:04
  13. "Ice Dogs" – 4:45

Big Trouble in Little China[edit]

The album's title comes from a line from Big Trouble in Little China, and refers to a sack that contained the magical tools/potions of Egg Shen as he led Jack Burton, Wang Chi, and the Chang Sing in their desperate attack against the evil Lo Pan.


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