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Spoils of War II
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Spoils Of War music CDs A catchall follow-up album to the band's self-titled debut, The Spoils of War II has had a couple of incarnations over the years, most recently as a CD on the Shadoks label, which also reissued the first album. In any form, it's more of a murky curio than anything else, though those inclined to the band's way around sassy late-'60s pop occasionally spiked with odd freakouts and cut-ups will enjoy it well enough. The liner notes are lacking outside of general observations from bandleader Jim Cuomo and a note that the final songs are from a concert, but the personnel breakdown indicates that the compositions were recorded by many differing versions of the group, Cuomo being the sole constant. Cuomo's own vocals are slightly strained affairs but when restrained in the arrangements, as with "In Again Out Again" (at least in the chorus) it's not so bad. (Admittedly, the bit where he suddenly sings "You should pull your mother" in "Missed Opportunity" is ...
Spoils of War Spoils of War CD (1969)
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Spoils Of War discography Although the swaths of wacky electronics are the traits that are the most immediate and aggressive characteristics of this album, James Cuomo and the Spoils of War's chief strengths were in fact their haunting and inventively arranged songs. Tunes like "You're the Girl" and especially "Now Is Made in America," with its lyrical references to detachable halos, eerie organ and unearthly high vocals, are reflections of a tender psyche as frail as an eggshell. At other points the vocals -- occasionally female, occasionally sped-up -- and melodic-but-experimental song shards recall parts of the Mothers of Invention in the We're Only in It for the Money era. Sometimes the electronic squiggles and blasts are effective, as on the foghorn-like tones into which "E-Thing" dissolves. More often, ...

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Popular or famous Spoils Of War music songs: Vladivostok, Our Secret Place, You'll Never Know, Bomb Song, Neckbrace, Violets, Big Sugar Plantations. More music songs Big City Frank's Drum Solo, In Again Out Again, Completely, Lightning Snakes, Rubab to Bed, Poughkeepsie Blues, Morning Be Merciful. More music songs Missed Opportunity, Dear Belgium Boy, Frosted Windows. See All Songs

Spoils Of War CD discography Key Personnel

Member NameWorked With
Jim CuomoMarianne Faithfull, Vivian Stanshall, Roy Harper, Hughes DeCourson, Malicorne
Nan+í Vasconcelos
Bernie Holland
Jean-Pierre Arnoux
Elliott Delman
Patrice Lemoine
Frank Garvey
Frank Garvey
Sandy Spencer

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Joe Buzzelli, Prescriptions, Marianne Donahue Perchlik
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