Talk about your bad ideas! What we have here is a collection of
tracks that represent the Ten Plagues that Moses (with a little help
from God) used against Pharoah in Exodus. (For the biblically
challenged, think Charlton Heston and Yul Brynner.) I mean really;
who wants to hear songs about
But sometimes a bad idea can be realized so well that it goes beyond
not bad and edges into brilliant. I imagine part of the challenge is
to find the right people for such an odd project. And that they've
done, including personal favorites
The Tiger Lillies
Imogen Heap. But
even more amazing is that they've produced such a listenable album.
Certainly more entertaining than hearing Edward G. Robinson intoning
"Where's yer messiah noooowwww" every year around Passover.