Do you know your fondues from your fon-dont’s? Fear not spuds, DEVO and FUTURISMO bring you the perfect soundtrack to your space-age bachelor or bachelorette pad with 21 tracks of pure unhinged sophistication – DEVO’s EZ Listening Muzak. Whether you’re entertaining guests with a bout of cheese and wine by the fire or throwing the cocktail party of the century, these mutated muzak lounge versions of DEVO classics such as ‘Whip It’, ‘Jocko Homo’ and ‘It’s A Beautiful World’ will be the perfect hors d’oeuvres for an evening of de-evolved fun.
Originally created as pre-concert mood setters, popularity and sound board thievery led to EZ Listening Muzak being sold back in the early 80’s as two fan club only cassettes. For the first time since, these revered recordings are are officially released as Double Vinyl and Double CD Box Sets. But wait…also included alongside these cherished instrumentals of yesteryear is a Brand New EZ version of ‘Human Rocket’ – recorded exclusively for this release! and Liner Notes by Gerlad Casale. Bringing the timeline full circle.
Coming May 2016 for a Worldwide release, those of you that are shooting yourself for missing out on the now sold out Box Set version can take solice in this dashing Gold Ink printed Gatefold release containing either 2 × 140g Limited Edition ‘Simply Noir’ Vinyl or 2 x Compact Discs, both sure to instill your musical vocabulary with a mutated etiquette that can only be learnt from the gentlemen of DEVO. Isn’t it about time you took it EZ?