This is a serious work of civil protest. Awesome really.
LP: 2005 Shadoks (Germany)
Originals are extremely rare and come with a poster. According to one ebay auction: "The group released El Volantin privately. The music on this album was
almost completely derived from improvisations, and can be considered as a
performance of a "happening". It was pretty wild and free. From 20
hours of work only 40 minutes were used for publication. There were only
500 albums printed, and were sold at their gigs and in some "friend´s
record stores"". My personal copy is the LP reissue on Shadoks (released in 2005; limited
to 350 copies - mine is #125). Thick single sleeve with copy of
original insert. Shadoks usually does things above board, but this one
looks and sounds iffy to be honest. There's not a hint of band
involvement, or any copyright info (probably taken from the 2001 Sony
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