Big Green, 2000 Years To Christmas

Ann Powers

By Ann Powers

on 04.22.11 in Reviews

Like the homemade gifts described in the band's own song "Martha's Christmas," this highly unusual effort will charm some and horrify others. The lyrics are reminiscent of the morbid genius Edward Gorey (featuring pagan sacrifice, dancing skeletons, and wacky prophecies); Frank Zappa would have admired the rococo rock arrangements.