Label: Volcano - 61422-31087-2 • Format: CD Album, Unofficial Release • Genre: Rock • Style: Prog Rock, Heavy Metal
It was released in vinyl format on September 17,and in compact disc format on October 1,    through Zoo Entertainment. The album was produced by David Bottrill.
The album debuted at No. Promotional singles were issued, in order of release, for " Stinkfist ", " H. The liner notes included references to dissociative anesthesia through ketamine as well as Timothy Leary"futants", ritual magicand religious fundamentalism.
The band dedicated the album to Bill Hicks a comedian who the band felt was going in the same direction as them and said this album to be partly inspired by him. D'Amour also worked on "H. Speculation has surrounded the song "H. However, on several occasions, specifically on November 23, during a show at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia, Maynard did grant some insight into the meaning of the song.
Speaking to the audience, he said, "Any of you ever seen those old Warner Bros. Sometimes there's that one where the guy is trying to make a decision, and he's got an angel on one shoulder and the devil on the other. Seems pretty obvious, right? The angel is trying to give him good advice while the devil is trying to get him to do what's bad for him. It's not always that simple, though.
A lot of times they're not really angels or devils, but friends giving you advice, looking out for your best interest but not really understanding what's going to be best for you. So it kind of comes down to you. You have to make the decision yourself. This song is called 'H. That's all I'll say.
The track "Useful Idiot" features the sound of the needle skipping at the end of a gramophone record growing louder as the track progresses. The song on vinyl not only ends in a locked groovewhich requires manual lifting of the needle to end playback, but also continues on the run-in groove of side 2.
The Message To Harry Manback - Tool - Ænima who leaves the message is reportedly an uninvited Italian houseguest of Keenan's; the guest consumed much of the available food supply and spent much time on the phone. Upon being forced to leave, the guest called "Harry Manback", a pseudonym for Keenan's friend, and launched into a If You Cant Smile And Say Yes - Nat King Cole - 19 Reflective Recordings against him, forming the basis of the message.
There Message To Harry Manback - Tool - Ænima a follow up message that the guest left on the answering machine which became "Message to Harry Manback II", found on Salival. At"consume, be fruitful, and multiply" may be alluding to Genesiswhich contains the phrase "be fruitful and multiply" six times.
During concerts, Maynard told audiences that the song "jimmy" is the sequel to " Prison Sex ", and how it's about getting through the abuse. He is backed by a sound that resembles a hydraulic press and crowd cheering and applause that increase in volume as the lyrics are read with increasing ferocity.
These combined effects make the song sound like a militant  German rant  or Nazi rally. According to Blair McKenzie Blake, the maintainer of the official Tool website, "Die Eier von Satan" originally were cookies that "Marko Fox's grandmother used to bake for him as a child, without using eggs as an ingredient.
The substitution for eggs is a magical incantation Message To Harry Manback - Tool - Ænima the worm-eaten pages of some moldering grimoire. The title is a play on deviled eggstranslating to "The eggs of Satan" in English  or "The balls of Satan", due to a German double entendre of "eier", which can either mean " eggs " or testicles. While there may not be eggs, Message To Harry Manback - Tool - Ænima do appear in the form of "ground nuts" grams while the dough itself is rolled into tiny balls before baking.
So far the only time it has been performed live in its entirety was on December 19, at the Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles. An alternate version of "Pushit" was performed live, including an Aloke Dutta tabla solo, and appears on Salival.
The song "Third Eye" contains samples of comedian Bill Hicks. This is further illustrated in the lenticular map under the CD tray. The alternate spelling for the song emphasizes the "enema" portion of the combined title also used for the album; in this way, it differentiates the meaning of the song with California's collapse seen as a 'flushing out' for the country from the meaning of the album the "anima" emphasis indicating a spiritual, Jungian focus for the album in its entirety while retaining the song's placement as the title track, though the differing spelling and pronunciation marks a different approach from other Tool albums that are named directly after songs OpiateUndertowLateralus and Fear Inoculum or sections of songs 10, Days.
Many regional versions stated the track times for tracks 3 and 4 in reverse. This is noted on all pressings from Australia, UK, and Europe. The cover art and other images in the liner notes can be set behind the lenticular "lens" to create an effect of sequential animation.
European pressings of the CD featured a standard case, and the insert contained a catalog of sixteen humorously titled "other albums available by Tool". Upon its release, the album was met with generally favorable reviews by mainstream music critics, citing the band's innovation and ambitions within the album's sound.
Rob Theakston of AllMusic gave the album a positive review, stating that "Tool explore the progressive rock territory previously forged by such bands as King Crimson.
However, Tool are conceptually innovative with every minute detail of their art, which sets them apart from most bands. Among negative World Of Confusion - Aswad - Rise And Shine, The Rolling Stone Album Guide criticised the album's weaknesses compared with their later albums: "With Aenimathe band's ambitions nearly get the best of them.
The increasing density of their relentlessly downcast music, augmented by occasional electronic Rod Stewart - A Shot Of Rhythm And Blues, begins to feel ponderous. The claustrophobic production doesn't help. The album appeared on several lists of the best albums of including that of Kerrang!
The album, and the rest of Tool's catalog, was released in digital form on August 2, making the album peak Panorama - Various - Sudbeats III No. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Message to Harry Manback. This article Message To Harry Manback - Tool - Ænima about the Tool album. For the Portuguese band, see Aenima band.
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