The third Captain Sky record never manages to achieve liftoff. While previous efforts balanced the Captain's shameless P-Funk cops with some propulsive grooves and widescreen arrangements, Concerned Party #1 simply goes through the motions, running on nothing but the vapors of a few witty puns (e.g., "Bubble Gum [I Chewz You]") and a handful of punishing bass grooves. Worse, the production breaks down under the weight of its painfully slick disco textures. A few cuts, like "Sir Jam a Lot," might get a less discerning dancefloor moving, but otherwise Concerned Party #1 falls completely flat.
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AllMusic Review by Jason Ankeny