Frank Zappa/Mothers – Over-Nite Sensation 1973 U.S. LP


Free U.S. shipping!  An original U.S. pressing of Over-Nite Sensation by Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention.

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Offered for sale is an original U.S. pressing of Over-Nite Sensation by Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention.

About this copy: This copy of Over-Nite Sensation is a 1973 U.S. pressing on the Discreet label.

The cover is VG++ and close to M- with very slight edge and corner wear.

The disc is VG++ and close to M- with a couple of very faint scuffs from the paper inner sleeve.  It’s a very clean disc that has likely only been played a couple of times.

A nice copy of a classic LP.

Background: Released in 1973, Over-Nite Sensation was the seventeenth album by Frank Zapp and the Mothers of Invention.

The album reached #32 on the U.S. album chart. gave Over-Nite Sensation a 4 1/2 star review:

Love it or hate it, Over-Nite Sensation was a watershed album for Frank Zappa, the point where his post-’60s aesthetic was truly established; it became his second gold album, and most of these songs became staples of his live shows for years to come. Whereas the Flo and Eddie years were dominated by rambling, off-color comedy routines, Over-Nite Sensation tightened up the song structures and tucked sexual and social humor into melodic, technically accomplished heavy guitar rock with jazzy chord changes and funky rhythms; meanwhile, Zappa’s growling new post-accident voice takes over the storytelling. … As with much of Zappa’s best ’70s and ’80s material, Over-Nite Sensation could be perceived as ideologically problematic (if you haven’t got the constitution for FZ’s humor), but musically, it’s terrific.

Country of origin: U.S.
Size: 12″
Record Label: Discreet
Catalog Number:
Year of Release: 1973
Format: Stereo
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Weight 13 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.25 in