Love, Poetry and Revolution: A Journey Through the British Psychedelic and Underground

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All Music Guide - Fred Thomas
Grapefruit, an offshoot of Cherry Red Records dedicated solely to the glory of U.K. psychedelic sounds of all sorts, assembled the dizzying 66 tracks that make up Love, Poetry and Revolution: A Journey Through the British Psychedelic and Underground Scenes 1966 to 1972, a brilliantly curated compilation celebrating a golden age of far-out jams. While the title might appear to leave little to the imagination, the dense track listing actually tells an all-encompassing story, including tracks from more recognizable names such as Hawkwind, Fat Mattress, Spencer Davis Group, and pre-T. Rex project John's Children as well as hyper-obscure private-press artists such as Forever ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Fred Thomas
Grapefruit, an offshoot of Cherry Red Records dedicated solely to the glory of U.K. psychedelic sounds of all sorts, assembled the dizzying 66 tracks that make up Love, Poetry and Revolution: A Journey Through the British Psychedelic and Underground Scenes 1966 to 1972, a brilliantly curated compilation celebrating a golden age of far-out jams. While the title might appear to leave little to the imagination, the dense track listing actually tells an all-encompassing story, including tracks from more recognizable names such as Hawkwind, Fat Mattress, Spencer Davis Group, and pre-T. Rex project John's Children as well as hyper-obscure private-press artists such as Forever Amber and Mark Fry. The breadth of artists allows for detailed coverage of garage psych, proto-prog rock, acid folk, popsike, and all other manner of psychedelic and experimental hybrids happening in this extremely fertile era of British rock.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/3/2013
  • Label: Grapefruit
  • EAN: 5013929782501
  • Catalog Number: 2978250
  • Sales rank: 31,618

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Pretty Colours - Deep Feeling (3:06)
  2. 2 Find the Hidden Door - The Misunderstood (2:17)
  3. 3 Am I Glad To See You? - The In Crowd (4:29)
  4. 4 Day and Night - The Drag Set (2:17)
  5. 5 A Strange Light From the East - Tuesday's Children (2:26)
  6. 6 The Wedding of Ramona Blair - The Mirage (2:14)
  7. 7 Tread Softly For the Sleepers - Hi-Fi's (2:12)
  8. 8 Mr. Second Class - The Spencer Davis Group (3:15)
  9. 9 Busy Bee - Tintern Abbey (3:50)
  10. 10 I'll Be Late For Tea - Blossom Toes (3:16)
  11. 11 Devil's Grip - The Crazy World of Arthur Brown (3:22)
  12. 12 Mrs. Gillespie's Refrigerator - Sands (2:06)
  13. 13 Don't Go 'Way Little Girl - The Shame (3:06)
  14. 14 Rosemary's Bluebell Day - Picadilly Line (3:10)
  15. 15 Two Little Ladies (Azalea and Rhododendron) - Crocheted Doughnut Ring (3:02)
  16. 16 Second Production - The Mike Stuart Span (3:44)
  17. 17 Cheadle Heath Delusions - Felius Andromeda (2:46)
  18. 18 Just Another Day - Neon Pearl (3:50)
  19. 19 Jagged Time Lapse - John's Children (2:50)
  20. 20 Man In Yellow - One In A Million (2:29)
  21. 21 Crushed Purple - Jade Hexagram (2:54)
  22. 22 I Am Nearly There - Denis Couldry & the Next Collection (3:18)
  23. 23 Story Book - The Alan Bown Set (3:22)
  24. 24 Naughty Boy - Simon's Secrets (2:07)
  25. 25 Phoebe's Flower Shop - The Cortinas (2:45)
  26. 26 Child of the Sky - The Deviants (4:27)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Morning Sun - The Spencer Davis Group (3:25)
  2. 2 Ebaneezer Beaver - The Mirage (2:18)
  3. 3 Amanda Jane - West Coast Consortium (3:23)
  4. 4 Teagarden Lane - Jason Crest (4:07)
  5. 5 Winter Afternoon - The Flies (2:46)
  6. 6 You've Got To Hold On - The Deviants (3:53)
  7. 7 Nightmare - The Crazy World of Arthur Brown (3:30)
  8. 8 Peacock Dress - Sun Dragon (2:20)
  9. 9 Jabberwocky - John Ferdinando (3:45)
  10. 10 Bits of Your Life, Bits of My Life - Forever Amber (2:30)
  11. 11 Strange Ways - Please (3:24)
  12. 12 We'll All Be Spacemen Before We Die - Liverpool Scene (5:52)
  13. 13 Castles - Serendipity (5:29)
  14. 14 The Makers - The Sorrows (6:25)
  15. 15 A Fairy Tale - Second Hand (2:14)
  16. 16 Oh Strange Man - Information (2:28)
  17. 17 Love - Shy Limbs (2:59)
  18. 18 Tomorrow Today - Hardin & York (3:36)
  19. 19 Venetian Glass - Infinity (1:54)
  20. 20 What the Dickens - Mic Read (2:52)
  21. 21 Santa Lucia - Respect (2:36)
  22. 22 Iridescent Butterfly - Fat Mattress (3:44)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Magic Potion - The Open Mind (3:25)
  2. 2 Red Lady - Phil Cordell (2:30)
  3. 3 Whitchi Tai To - Taiconderoga (3:06)
  4. 4 Hurry On Sundown - Hawkwind Zoo (6:58)
  5. 5 Lament For the Earth - Principal Edwards Magic Theatre (4:50)
  6. 6 Ritual Fire Dance - Czar (7:38)
  7. 7 Have Your Heard the Word - The Fut (4:32)
  8. 8 Fillin' a Gap - Paper Bubble (3:17)
  9. 9 Butterfly - Fox (3:26)
  10. 10 Images Blue - Complex (4:30)
  11. 11 Rainchild - Octopus (3:06)
  12. 12 Careful Sam - T2 (5:45)
  13. 13 Laughing 'til Tomorrow - Simon Finn (2:55)
  14. 14 Creation - Beau (4:08)
  15. 15 End of the Seasons - Bill Nelson (2:59)
  16. 16 The Witch - Mark Fry (6:43)
  17. 17 Evil Island Home - Kevin Coyne (5:03)
  18. 18 [Untitled] (3:53)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Bill Nelson Composer
David Wells Liner Notes
Simon Murphy Mastering
Kipner Composer
Truelove Composer
Mac Tavish Composer
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