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Steely Dan Sunday, “Morph The Cat/Morph The Cat (Reprise)” (2006)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Morph The Cat/Morph The Cat (Reprise)” (2006)

<<< BACKWARD (“The Steely Dan Show”) ||| ONWARD (“H Gang”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** The momentum Steely Dan generated by their comeback album Two Against Nature carried over into one more album, Everything Must Go

Steely Dan Sunday, “Everything Must Go” (2003)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Everything Must Go” (2003)

<<< BACKWARD (“Lunch With Gina”) ||| ONWARD (“The Steely Dan Show”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** Becker and Fagen went for a big splash at the conclusion of Two Against Nature with Chris Potter’s never-ending sax solo to conclude “West of Hollywood.”

Steely Dan Sunday, “Lunch With Gina” (2003)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Lunch With Gina” (2003)

<<< BACKWARD (“Pixeleen”) ||| ONWARD (“Everything Must Go”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** “Lunch with Gina” flies along in full funk/rock mode. Guitarist Hugh McCracken and Jon Herington gleefully play along with the rock solid back beat laid down by Keith Carlock on drums

Steely Dan Sunday, “Pixeleen” (2003)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Pixeleen” (2003)

<<< BACKWARD (“Green Book”) ||| ONWARD (“Lunch With Gina”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** Everything Must Go represents a significant contrast to all the prior Steely Dan albums before it with the possible exception of Countdown To Ecstasy

Steely Dan Sunday, “Slang Of Ages” (2003)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Slang Of Ages” (2003)

<<< BACKWARD (“Godwhacker”) ||| ONWARD (“Green Book”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** I’m calling Shenanigans on Steely Dan! Shenanigans!

Steely Dan Sunday, “Godwhacker” (2003)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Godwhacker” (2003)

<<< BACKWARD (“Blues Beach”) ||| ONWARD (“Slang Of Ages”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** Dare I say, there are no good songs which directly take on the tragedy of 9-11.

Steely Dan Sunday, “Blues Beach” (2003)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Blues Beach” (2003)

<<< BACKWARD (“Things I Miss The Most”) ||| ONWARD (“Godwhacker”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** It would be easy to dismiss the song “Blues Beach” as “Hey Nineteen” lite.

Steely Dan Sunday, “Things I Miss The Most” (2003)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Things I Miss The Most” (2003)

<<< BACKWARD (“The Last Mall”) ||| ONWARD (“Blues Beach”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** Metaphors, sarcasm, downright snarkiness are but a few of the characteristics of a Steely Dan song. The song ”Things I Miss The Most” doesn’t have these telltale Steely Dan signs yet still ranks among their best because of what it does contain.

Steely Dan Sunday, “West Of Hollywood” (2000)

Steely Dan Sunday, “West Of Hollywood” (2000)

<<< BACKWARD (“Negative Girl”) ||| ONWARD (“The Last Mall”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** This past summer there’s been some point and counterpoint on a class of jazz fans called the “jazzbro,”

Steely Dan Sunday, “Negative Girl” (2000)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Negative Girl” (2000)

<<< BACKWARD (“Cousin Dupree”) ||| ONWARD (“West Of Hollywood”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** As we’ve covered earlier in the reviews of this album, there are a number of new players and even a new strategy represented by Two Against Nature.