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A True Curiosity.
on 11 March 2012
It seems a fair guess from listening to the songs that the writers seem to have some deeper experience of the spirituality of psychedelics. I believe that this album is a true gem of the 60's psychedelic era, and from the early days of what was hoped to be a cogent psychedelic movement - even if the lyrics do seem confusing.
As it turned out, there was no cogent psychedelic movement, just drug chaos from which no particular order emerged. We had the "revolution", but no shining new society resulted (just some interesting long-term changes; and influences on the existing society, like the Green Movement). The lyrics may have been only mystifying invention based on eastern spirituality and yoga, but it's still fascinating to consider if they are invented or born out of a deep psychedelic experience. A bit of both I expect, judging by their unusualness (with some early hippy hopefulness and philosophy thrown in).