27 de des. 2007

Strawberry Alarm Clock - Incense and Peppermints, 1967

This is the debut long-player from the southern California band. The title track of this album topped national singles charts in December of 1967 (Billboard Top 100). As the cover art might suggest, their image practically defined both the musical as well as peripheral aspects of the pseudo-psychedelic counterculture. However, below that mostly visual veneer, Strawberry Alarm Clock actually have more in common with other Summer of Love bands such as Love and Kak than the bubblegum acts they have long been associated with... Entire review + tracks


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Blogger lemoncat,, said...

a classic bit of psych thanx for sharing,, love it.

06 de gener, 2008  

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