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'''''The Fugs' Second Album''''' is the second studio album by Music/TheFugs, released in 1966. It is the follow-up to ''Music/TheFugsFirstAlbum''. The original LP was simply titled ''The Fugs'', but to avoid confusion the CD release re-titled it ''The Fugs Second Album''.

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'''''The ''The Fugs' Second Album''''' Album'' is the second studio album by Music/TheFugs, released in 1966. It is the follow-up to ''Music/TheFugsFirstAlbum''. The original LP was simply titled ''The Fugs'', but to avoid confusion the CD release re-titled it ''The Fugs Second Album''.


Due to better production and a more rock-oriented sound it's considered by many to be their MagnumOpus. The album is best known for fan favorites such as "Kill For Peace" and the lengthy and atmospheric "Virgin Forest". Back in the day it even managed to chart on number 95 in Billboard's list of "Top Pop Albums."

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Due to better production and a more rock-oriented sound it's considered by many to be their MagnumOpus. The album best album. It is best known for fan favorites such as "Kill For Peace" and the lengthy and atmospheric "Virgin Forest". Back in the day it even managed to chart on number 95 in Billboard's list of "Top Pop Albums."


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'''The Fugs' Second Album''' is the 1966 follow-up to ''Music/TheFugsFirstAlbum''. The original LP was simply titled ''The Fugs'', but to avoid confusion the CD release re-titled it ''The Fugs Second Album''.

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'''The '''''The Fugs' Second Album''' Album''''' is the 1966 second studio album by Music/TheFugs, released in 1966. It is the follow-up to ''Music/TheFugsFirstAlbum''. The original LP was simply titled ''The Fugs'', but to avoid confusion the CD release re-titled it ''The Fugs Second Album''.


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'''The Fugs' Second Album''' is the 1966 follow-up to ''Music/TheFugsFirstAlbum''. The original LP was simply titled ''The Fugs'', but to avoid confusion the CD release re-titled it ''The Fugs Second Album''.

Due to better production and a more rock-oriented sound it's considered by many to be their MagnumOpus. The album is best known for fan favorites such as "Kill For Peace" and the lengthy and atmospheric "Virgin Forest". Back in the day it even managed to chart on number 95 in Billboard's list of "Top Pop Albums."

'''Tracklist'''

Side 1
# "Frenzy" (2:00)
# "I Want To Know" (2:00)
# "Skin Flowers" (2:20)
# "Group Grope" (3:40)
# "Coming Down" (3:46)
# "Dirty Old Man" (2:49)

Side 2
# "Kill For Peace" (2:07)
# "Morning, Morning" (2:07)
# "Doin' All Right" (2:37)
# "Virgin Forest" (11:09)

The CD release adds 5 bonus tracks.

'''Personnel'''
* Ed Sanders: vocals
* Tuli Kupferberg: vocals, maracas, tambourine
* John Anderson: vocals, bass guitar
* Ken Weaver: vocals, conga, drums
* Lee Crabtree: piano, celeste, bells
* Vinny Leary: guitar, bass
* Pete Kearney: guitar
* Betsy Klein: vocals

!! ''Group Trope''
* TheAggressiveDrugDealer: "Dirty Old Man"
--> ''Handin' out joints to the kids at school''
--> ''Givin' out pictures and porn and pills''
* AlliterativeTitle: "'''G'''roup '''G'''rope", "'''M'''orning, '''M'''orning".
* AllMenArePerverts: You really start to believe if after hearing most of the vulgar lyrics.
* AllWomenArePrudes: "Virgin Forest", sort of...
--> '''Man''': ''"Nice in day in jungle today, feel good. Me want woman! Look a here, what's this walking along the jungle trail here. Hey, you woman?"''
--> '''Woman''': ''"Me woman."''
--> '''Man''': ''"I'm not so sure, I can't tell. You're wearing your clothes on."''
--> '''Woman''': ''"That's how you know I'm a woman."''
--> '''Man''': ''"I'll take you word for it. How about you and me, premarital you-know-what? Okay? In manner of canine, okay? We down here on trail."''
--> (Interlude where funny sex noises are heard)
--> '''Man''': ''"You come already, me not come yet."''
* AlternativeRock: In the same way of their debut this album was one of the first ''underground rock'' albums.
* AvantGardeMusic: "Virgin Forest" is one long epic experimental composition, full with sound effects, odd instruments, bizarre lyrics and imitations.
* BestialityIsDepraved: "Virgin Forest". The Tarzan archetype has sex with a woman, but after she leaves him before he can reach orgasm he gets an idea:
--> ''You come already, me not come yet. I fix that. Hey chimpo, come here, chimp! Good boy, I mean: good girl. Um, good chimp, swinging chimp, groovy chimp. Chimp come, come, we come together.''
* CallAndResponseSong: "Dirty Old Man" has the protagonist shout out his lines, while the band repeats them back.
* CradleOfLoneliness: "Morning Morning" where both the morning and evening bring the protagonist grief because he feels lonesome.
* DeliberatelyMonochrome: The album cover is in black-and-white.
* DirtyCommunists: "Dirty Old Man" provides us with a very literal example.
--> ''Communist literature in my hands''
--> ''Well I guess I better go, I see the campus cop's coming''
--> ''I better split now''
--> ''Remember UsefulNotes/LeonTrotsky!''
* DirtyOldMan: "Dirty Old Man"
--> ''Hangin' out by the schoolyard gate''
--> ''Lookin' up every dress I can''
--> ''(...) Pinchin' all the bosoms I can''
* DrugsAreBad: The dirty old man in "Dirty Old Man" sells joints to school children and in "Coming Down" the effects of coming down from a drug trip are addressed.
* EpicRocking: The 11:09 "Virgin Forest"
* EverythingIsBetterWithMonkeys: Apparently they are to Tarzan in "Virgin Forest"
* EvilLaugh: The dirty old man cackles out an evil laugh halfway "Dirty Old Man".
* FaceOnTheCover: The band during a concert.
* TheImmodestOrgasm: "Group Grope" has an interlude where the singer moans and sighs, accompanied by a young woman.
* IntercourseWithYou:
** "Frenzy"
--> ''We got baskets, baskets of love''
--> ''Deep inside your belly''
--> ''When you feel my laser beam''
--> ''Screaming and moaning with frenzy''
--> ''Panting like a primitive beast''
** "Skin Flowers"
--> ''We say yes to night long teenage legs wrapped 'round the body''
--> ''(...) When your breast comes out of heaven''
--> ''I rejoice till morning''
--> ''Youth and skin are the miracles of our night long love''
** "Group Grope"
--> ''You ask about my philosophy, baby''
--> ''Dope... peace... magic... gods in the tree trunks''
--> ''Oh baby, does it feel so good inside you, baby''
--> ''Do you want it, do you want it more?''
--> ''Do you want it, oh it feel so good, oh''
** "I'm Doin' All Right"
--> ''I'm never gonna go to Vietnam''
--> ''I'd rather stay here and screw your mum''
--> ''(...) So rip your panties off and look me right in the eye''
** "Virgin Forest" is one epic ode to sex.
--> ''Out of chaos, out of the foam, o Aphrodite''
--> ''Out of the sea, o Aphrodite''
--> ''Born from the sea-green penis''
--> ''Goddess of Love, goddess of belly love''
--> ''Goddess of breasts, Aphrodite, out of the Froth''
* MessianicArchetype: "Doin' All Right"
--> ''You can't miss me, I look a lot like Jesus Christ''
* MyCountryTisOfTheeThatISting: "Kill For Peace", critical of America's involvement in the UsefulNotes/VietnamWar.
--> ''Kill, kill, kill for peace''
--> ''Near or middle or very far east''
--> ''Far or near or very middle east''
--> ''(...) If you don't kill them then the Chinese will''
--> ''If you don't want America to play second fiddle''
--> ''Kill, kill, kill for peace''
--> ''Kill, kill, kill for peace''
--> ''If you let them live' they may subvert the Prussians''
--> ''If you let them live they might love the Russians''
--> ''Kill, kill, kill for peace''
--> ''Kill, kill, kill for peace''
--> ''(spoken) Kill 'em, kill 'em, strafe those gook creeps!
--> ''The only gook an American can trust is a gook that's got his yellow head bust.''
* NWordPrivileges: "Doin' All Right"
--> ''And I'm getting almost as much pussy as the spades''
* NonAppearingTitle: The album title doesn't appear in the lyrics.
* OdeToIntoxication:
** "Group Grope"
--> ''You ask about my philosophy, baby''
--> ''Dope... peace... magic... gods in the tree trunks''
** "Doin' All Right"
--> ''When I walk down the street''
--> ''The people that I meet hold their noses and say''
--> ''"How are you fixed for money?"''
--> ''But I just walk on by''
--> ''I don't even hear them''
--> ''Because I'm high''
* OneManSong: "Dirty Old Man".
* OneWordTitle: "Frenzy"
* PrecisionFStrike: "Dirty Old Man"
--> ''You fuckin' dirty old man''
* RecordProducer: Ed Sanders and Richard Alderson.
* RefugeInAudacity: Much like their debut a lot of songs openly address anti-war politics, drugs and glorify lust to epic proportions.
* SayingSoundEffectsOutLoud: During "Virgin Forest" the band members imitate monkeys and a group of turkeys.
* SelfTitledAlbum: Just like their debut the album is named after the band.
* ShoutOut:
** "I Want To Know" is based on a poem by Charles Olson.
** "Virgin Forest" namedrops the Greek goddess Aphrodite, Creator/JeanJacquesRousseau and bases its lyrics of the last part partly on Creator/WilliamSBurroughs ''Nova Express''. There is also a funny interlude where Literature/{{Tarzan}} is imitated.
** "Doin' All Right" starts off with a quote from Edvard Grieg's Piano Concerto, opus 16.
** In ''Film/WRMysteriesOfTheOrganism'' (1971) Tuli Kupferberg has a memorable moment where he walks around dressed up as as soldier, sexually stroking his gun as the soundtrack plays "Kill For Peace".
* SpokenWordInMusic: "Virgin Forest" has recitation.
* StockSoundEffects: "Kill For Peace" has sound effects of gunfire mixed in. "Virgin Forest" uses several sound effects, among them the sound of a streaming river and croaking frogs.
* SurprisinglyGentleSong: "Morning Morning".
* TimeMarchesOn: The references to the Vietnam War in "Doin' All Right" and "Kill For Peace" are quite dated now.
* UnusualEuphemism: "Group Grope" has a bizarre euphemism for a penis.
--> ''Down on that Kataleptic Farm''
--> ''Where we farm that old asparagus''
* WarIsHell:
** "Group Grope"
--> ''You ask about my philosophy, baby''
--> ''Dope... peace... magic... gods in the tree trunks''
** "Kill Your Peace"
--> ''If you don't like the people''
--> ''Or the way that they talk''
--> ''If you don't like their manners''
--> ''Or they way that they walk,''
--> ''Kill, kill, kill for peace''
--> ''Kill, kill, kill for peace''
** "I'm Doin' All Right"
--> ''I'm never gonna go to Vietnam''
--> ''I prefer to stay right here and screw your mum''
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