George Clinton Computer Games 150g LP
George Clinton Computer Games 150g LP
Genre: Funk
Label: Capitol
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"

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George Clinton Computer Games 150g LP

George Clinton

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SKU:
CAPLP23637
UPC:
602547236371
Capitol Records' 75th Anniversary Vinyl LP Reissue of 1982 Debut Solo Album!
Features Lenticular Cover!


Computer Games is the debut album by funk musician George Clinton, released by Capitol Records on November 5th, 1982. Though technically Clinton's first "solo" album, the record featured most of the same personnel who had appeared on recent albums by Parliament and Funkadelic, both formally disbanded by Clinton in 1981. Conceived in the aftermath of a period marked by financial and personal struggles for Clinton, "Computer Games" restored his popularity for a short time.

According to Glenn Kenny of Trouser Press, after the end of his Parliament-Funkadelic collective, Clinton's album was titled as a "nod to the burgeoning wave of techno-funk that was beginning to overtake almost every other form of dance music; rather than reject the new technology, he adapted it here in his own unique way." The single "Loopzilla" hit the Top 20 R&B charts, followed by "Atomic Dog" which reached #1 R&B but peaked at #101 on the pop chart. The album was listed by Slant Magazine at #97 on its list of "Best Albums of the 1980s."

"Clinton is clearly in the spotlight throughout Computer Games, and his vocal performances are as wacky and charming as ever...a tremendously successful rebirth." -Jason Birchmeier, allmusic.com

Features:
• Vinyl Reissue
• Lenticular Cover

Selections:
Side One:

1. Get Dressed
2. Man's Best Friend / Loopzilla
3. Pot Sharing Tots
Side Two:
1. Computer Games
2. Atomic Dog
3. Free Alterations
4. One Fun At A Time
Description
Capitol Records' 75th Anniversary Vinyl LP Reissue of 1982 Debut Solo Album!
Features Lenticular Cover!


Computer Games is the debut album by funk musician George Clinton, released by Capitol Records on November 5th, 1982. Though technically Clinton's first "solo" album, the record featured most of the same personnel who had appeared on recent albums by Parliament and Funkadelic, both formally disbanded by Clinton in 1981. Conceived in the aftermath of a period marked by financial and personal struggles for Clinton, "Computer Games" restored his popularity for a short time.

According to Glenn Kenny of Trouser Press, after the end of his Parliament-Funkadelic collective, Clinton's album was titled as a "nod to the burgeoning wave of techno-funk that was beginning to overtake almost every other form of dance music; rather than reject the new technology, he adapted it here in his own unique way." The single "Loopzilla" hit the Top 20 R&B charts, followed by "Atomic Dog" which reached #1 R&B but peaked at #101 on the pop chart. The album was listed by Slant Magazine at #97 on its list of "Best Albums of the 1980s."

"Clinton is clearly in the spotlight throughout Computer Games, and his vocal performances are as wacky and charming as ever...a tremendously successful rebirth." -Jason Birchmeier, allmusic.com

Features:
• Vinyl Reissue
• Lenticular Cover

Selections:
Side One:

1. Get Dressed
2. Man's Best Friend / Loopzilla
3. Pot Sharing Tots
Side Two:
1. Computer Games
2. Atomic Dog
3. Free Alterations
4. One Fun At A Time
Genre
Funk
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
George Clinton
Title
Computer Games
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
05-28-2015
Release Date
07-15-2015
Availability
Backordered
Format
Vinyl
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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