EP11: Red Hot Chili Peppers “The Uplift Mofo Party Plan


Although it’s their third record, The Uplift Mofo Party plan is the only Chili Peppers record to feature the band’s original line-up  and it’s arguably their funk/punk high water mark before they dove headlong into arena rock and power ballads.  Mike and Rod bonded over it and their stellar live shows back when it first came out in 1987 but haven’t spent too much time with it since.  Does it still hold up?

This week’s further listening:

Banyan:  Banyan                                 https://open.spotify.com/album/6olwYKLvSEUdxD2adg5G5F

Tom Waits:  Bad As Me                          https://open.spotify.com/album/7Ah3DkGxil3UE6b5R4qlif

The Mars Volta:   D-Loused In The Comatorium   https://open.spotify.com/album/0CA2EVHhRPR5VPV78KZw89

OFF!:  First Four Eps                            https://open.spotify.com/album/4RbG8CVXYo3in9d1cVAZnt


Scar Tissue By Anthony Kiedis                                                           https://www.amazon.com/Scar-Tissue-Anthony-Kiedis/dp/1401307450/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1486314899&sr=1-1&keywords=scar+tissue

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