Strictly Commercial Zappa was never "strictly commercial," but this hits set corrals into one package many of his concise "hooks," comical axioms, and tunes that transcended his… Strictly Commercial Zappa was never "strictly commercial," but this hits set corrals into one package many of his concise "hooks," comical axioms, and tunes that transcended his… Frank Zappa Reissues
Music Review

Music Review: 'Strictly Commercial'

EW's GRADE
A

Details Lead Performance: Frank Zappa; Genre: Reissues

Zappa was never ''strictly commercial,'' but this hits set corrals into one package many of his concise ''hooks,'' comical axioms, and tunes that transcended his cult following. He struck pay dirt with ''Valley Girl,'' but the real meat comes with such catchy numbers as ''Don't Eat the Yellow Snow'' and the instrumental ''Peaches en Regalia.'' Choice cuts from America's late prank ster genius. A

Originally posted Sep 08, 1995 Published in issue #291 Sep 08, 1995 Order article reprints
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