this is nevertheless and good effort.. oh sorry.. correction its a great record..
Its doubtless the most swingin record of theirs and its got great guitars great feedback effects great riffin great movin and great grovin, its got great echo effects that hymn gostly in the air on rose and the thorn for instance.. which perhaps starts off slow but later on gets to some real swing.. and some great riffin.
I have a theory that this albums exprimental features on the echo that I mentioned that are featured on tracks such as the above mentioned.. and the finishing track May the circle remain unbroken..
And the clever use of just enough brass orchestra backing up with a rich and filling feel on such tracks as the opening riffer.. living on , never another and the marvalous dr doom.
seems to be sadly unapriciated beacuse of them missing the hype when.. beatles were all on the same track a bit earlier.
(as you know the same thing happened to other overlooked albums from the same era, for example byrds noutorius byrd bros, the doors soft parade)
But I find this an unfair way of judging since really its used more cleverly here.. its not over done.. its not naive or just too much Its placed cleverly and done with some great feeling.
this album is also.. frankly overlooked beacuse of the fact thar roky erikson was not as dominant.. but why is that looked upon as a bad thing..... Read more ›
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