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Giant Robot
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Name Giant Robot
Artist Buckethead
Type Studio album
Released August 29, 1994
(Sony Japan)
September 18, 2000 (CyberOctave)
Genre(s) Heavy metal, Experimental rock
Length 1:13:29
Label(s) Sony Japan
CyberOctave
Producer(s) Bill Laswell
Professional reviews
*All Music Guide 2.5 stars link
  • Wilson & Alroy 3.5 stars link
Buckethead album chronology
Bucketheadland
(1992)
Giant Robot
(1994)
Day of the Robot
(1996)

Giant Robot is the second studio album release by Buckethead (not to be confused with the album of the same name released by Buckethead's band Giant Robot with NTT Records), and loosely following the same concept as his previous album (Bucketheadland). Again the album was originally a Japanese only release. Giant Robot features many guest appearances by artists such as Iggy Pop and Bill Moseley.

The reason "Binge and Grab" is noted as being an "instrumental version" is because the song is originally a Deli Creeps song with lyrics. There is no known studio recording of the Deli Creeps version but there are many bootleg copies from live shows which can be found.

The track "Pure Imagination," features an introduction message that sounds like Mudbone, Richard Pryor's most famous character.

The cover art features a shadow of a giant robot and sets the tone for the music on the album.

Track listingEdit

# Title Length
1. "Doomride"   0:57
2. "Welcome to Bucketheadland"   3:42
3. "I Come in Peace"   6:03
4. "Buckethead's Toy Store"   8:02
5. "Want Some Slaw?"   4:30
6. "Warweb"   3:06
7. "Aquabot"   5:56
8. "Binge and Grab" (Instrumental Version) 5:17
9. "Pure Imagination"   1:47
10. "Buckethead's Chamber of Horrors"   4:48
11. "Onions Unleashed"   2:27
12. "Chicken"   1:06
13. "I Love My Parents"   4:09
14. "Buckethead's TV Show"   3:18
15. "Robot Transmission"   2:59
16. "Pirate's Life for Me"   1:01
17. "Post Office Buddy"   6:40
18. "Star Wars"   1:54
19. "Last Train to Bucketheadland"   5:47
1:13:29

CreditsEdit

  • Produced by Bill Laswell
  • Recorded at Greenpoint Studio
  • Mastered by Howie Weinberg
  • Drum Tech: Artie Smith
  • Booklet Artwork: Stephen Walker
  • Photography: Mike Belongie

External linksEdit

Ted Parsons appears courtesy of Epic Records. Iggy Pop appears courtesy of Virgin Records.

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