For anyone who enjoys the irreverent humor of South Park, there's plenty of it on this soundtrack. Stan, Kenny, Kyle, Eric, Sharon, Sheila, Terrance... all step up to the mic and deliver in a way the Chipmunks (their obvious musical influence) would never dare. The use of certain four- and five-letter words make this a less-than-appropriate gift for young 'uns, lest you be misled by the characters' cartoon status. Musically, it's mostly swooning cartoon music capped by the incessant ranting of the main characters. By the time you get to Michael McDonald, you may wonder what this "sophisticated" adult-contemporary singer is doing among the children of South Park and Saddam Hussein. Even Isaac Hayes performs not as a late-night Lothario but as his South Park character, Chef. His track is one of the eight that don't appear in the film but have been added to flesh things out. Weirdest of all: Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson of Rush performing a straight rendition of "O Canada." Huh? --Rob O'Connor
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15 of 16 found the following review helpful:
Completely outrageous Jun 25, 2001
By Michael J. Mazza
"South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut" was one of the most outrageous films of 1999. The film was an all-out animated musical, and this CD collects the film's songs, which were written by Trey Parker and Marc Shaiman.
The best of the songs have a sharp satirical edge, and on top of that have catchy melodies (how many people left the theaters singing "Uncle F**ka"?). And of course, they are performed by all our favorite "South Park" characters. Yes, some will find this CD to be childish and disgusting: the songs are full of obscenities, blasphemy, simulated farting, and other potentially offensive material. But it's all performed with an infectious enthusiasm. To me SP:BL&U is a true guilty pleasure.
16 of 18 found the following review helpful:
You'll Be Singing Along Dec 04, 1999
By Joel Caris
Ok, so you may not be singing along all that much, since much of the singing is incomprehensible. However, you will probably be trying.
While Uncle F**ka seems to be the most known song from this soundtrack, I find myself more partial to What Would Brian Boitano Do? and La Resistance (Medley) (which is playing as I write this).
Trey Parker's song writing ability is truly brilliant, in my opinion. Of course, there are those that would disagree with me, but those are obviously the people who will not be buying this CD or the movie. But if you appreciated the movie, than I am sure you will appreciate this CD.
My only complaint is with the songs they included that were not from the movie. Personally, I find them not nearly as good as the songs from the movie. In fact, the only non-movie song I much like is "What Would Brian Boitano Do? Pt. II". I understand, though, that they had to fill out the CD.
All in all, I highly recommend this CD for fans of the movie. Just make sure to set aside some time for figuring out the words to the songs so you can sing along.
7 of 7 found the following review helpful:
Great funny music! Oct 01, 2005
Not for your ten year old, this raunchy music is a little too funny to be true. "Blame Canada" and "Uncle..." alone make it worth the price.
Enjoy - but don't listen to it while drinking milk, or you'll spit it out your nose.
4 of 4 found the following review helpful:
ABSOLUTELY CLASSIC! Feb 26, 2000
Ok, admittedly, South Park is not exactly the most appropriate of shows but everyone's gotta have fun somehow! Best songs: WHAT WOULD BRIAN BOITANO DO?...LA RESISTANCE (MEDLEY)...BLAME CANADA. I'm Canadian so of course I thought Blame Canada would be totally offensive but it's absolutely hysterical! I highly, highly, HIGHLY, recommend this CD!
4 of 4 found the following review helpful:
Bigger, Longer, and Uncut Sep 18, 2004
By J. Jumisko
"Tofu Eatin' Monkey"
I really liked the first half of the CD. The songs that were taken from the movie were awesome. I love Terrence and Philip! But the second half were songs inspired by the movie and just not that good. I did like the Violent Femmes song, but could have done without the others. I just don't like those artists, so other people might not feel the same way as I do. I did enjoy Terrence and Philip singing along to the Canadian National Anthem, but I wish they would release the version that is on the April Fools episode. That is a better version. But this CD is a good CD if you just want to complete your South Park collection.
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