Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Cibo Matto


Cibo Matto; I discovered them from watching some tv show on comedy central back in 97, 'Viva Variety' I believe.  They were performing the song 'Birthday Cake' from their album 'Viva! La Woman'.  Cute girls singing barely coherent lyrics about a birthday was just so kooky that it stuck with me.  I noticed that all of the song titles on their first album referred to food.  I didn't realize until recently that 'Cibo Matto' means 'crazy food' in Italian.  Very fun.

Their second album, 'Stereo * Type A' is a bit less food based and a bit more trippy in parts.  'SciFi Wasabi' is awesome as is 'Sunday Part I'.  

I found the video of the live performance I saw back in 97.  Have a watch:


7 comments:

  1. It's mostly quite sloppy but has that Japanese edge.
    Love the funky wah guitar when it kicks in.

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  2. hahaha what a wacky group.

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  3. wow a 14 year old vid, not my type of music at all... but im digging the songs names. Funky

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  4. That was something else. Where did you find this??

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  5. little weird for me... i look forward to you messing with my musical inclinations tho :P

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