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Frank Zappa - "Valley Girl"


Frank Zappa Valley Girl

Release Type: User
Audio Type: Single-track
Reductions: Yes (Auto/CAT)
Pitched Vocals: Yes
Vocals Gender: Female (3)

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Author Notes

GUITAR/BASS: nsw1-6
 
"Valley Girl" which features spoken vocals by Frank Zappa´s, at the time, 14 year-old daughter Moon Unit Zappa, is a comic rock track, with Moon Unit Zappa speaking in the distinct "Valley girl" or "Valspeak" dialect over a pretty repetitive musical background. The chorus is sung by Zappa´s regular cast of musicians. The song was the only Top 40 single Frank Zappa ever had in the US, and while it was meant as a satire over the "Valley Girl" lifestyle and way of expression, it ended up being popular both among those living the lifestyle and those finding it ridiculous. It was just one of Zappa´s few odd "mainstream" hits, that got popular by chance.



7 Comments

Great song choice! Thank you.

Great song choice! Thank you.

 

I dare anyone to FC these vocals :)

I dare anyone to FC these vocals :)



For sure, for sure.

(er...not that likely actually)

This is sooooo bitchin'

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Damage Inc.
January 1, 2017

Like tooaaatallly gahg meh with a spoon! Fer sher Fer sher!

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AJFOne23
January 1, 2017

I think this is a great party track that even those blitzed beasties can get down with :)

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samjjones
January 5, 2017

My favorite Zappa album cover.