The German-American Octet

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Recorded "live in rehearsal" in 1992, this has F.S.K. running through a typically eclectic set of mutated cover versions (Hank Williams, Robert Johnson, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Doug Sahm, "Sleep Walk"), with a couple of originals thrown in. The idea behind this limited-edition release is sound: provide a souvenir of the most lighthearted aspects of F.S.K. for serious fans. Where it fails miserably is in the execution. The vocals are so poorly recorded that it falls well below the standards of the average bootleg. There are likely better audience tapes floating around, if you need something like this; in any case, it wouldn't have been that much trouble for the band to muster a recording of better fidelity.