Mondo Sinistro

Album: 24 Carrots (1980)
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Songfacts®:

  • "Mondo Sinistro" has been described as a comical throwaway. Translated from Italian it means literally "I peel left"; whether or not this is what Al intended, the song is indeed the joker in the pack from this typically under-rated album.

    Runnning to three minutes four seconds, it was published 1980 copyright Frabjous/Approximate Music. Overtly commercial, it was released as single on the RCA label backed by "Merlin's Time". >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England

Comments: 6

  • AnonymousThe ditzy waitress is Cassandra Peterson, aka Elvira, Mistress of the Dark
  • Libby E Berman from Louisville, KentuckyLove this also. Who plays the ditzy waitress? She looks vaguely familiar.
  • Libby from Louisville, KyGreat song. Great video , that I had never seen until last night. He appears to be enjoying himself immensely. Bravo!
  • AnonymousMondo Sinistro actually means "Sinister World."
  • Robert from Erlanger, KyI was under the misconception that 'Mondo Sinistro' meant: Sinister World.
  • Papercop from Rome, ItalyActually a literal translation from italian of "mondo sinistro" would be something like "grim world", which kind of makes more sense...
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