If you’ve heard Lisa Lampanelli’s comedy before or consider yourself a diehard fan, you know what you’re in for before listening to her greatest hits collection, Equal Opportunity Offender.
It’s also why this album is not for you.
If you are one who whines every time they see a greatest hits album, then stop reading this right now, this album is not for you.
But if you’ve happened to surf upon this review because you searched for Lampanelli after seeing her on The Celebrity Apprentice, then by all means pay attention.
First off, yes greatest hits albums can be tricky. Other than Jazz, stand-up comedy is probably the toughest recorded material to make appear cohesive when compiling in this manner. In both instances, they are about a vibe and a feeling set over an album span, not track to track. It’s an art often ignored by the disposable pop music that litter the 2,367th incarnations of Now That’s What I Call Music compilations. Read the rest of this entry