Ah, the early days of CDs! With a desire to get Snakefinger's early work on Ralph onto CD, East Side Digital crammed their first two albums onto one CD, and, like fitting a crab into a small box, cut off a few arms in the process, namely a few tracks from both. Replacing these, however, are both sides of Snakefinger's first single from 1978, "The Spot" and "Smelly Tongues," both major Residents productions. However, both Chewing Hides the Sound and Greener Postures are now available on CD, and though they have bonus tracks and are complete, neither feature "The Spot" or its companion, necessitating the purchase of this CD for completists. Shame on the company!
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AllMusic Review by Ted Mills