New release from Teensville Records, shipping at the end of September. Right up your alley!
Turn the time machine back fifty years for a groovy 80 minute trip: Marshmallow Skies is a turned-on look into established 60s pop artists’ forays and experiments with the psychedelic music scene. Listen as stars of sixties flirt with psych instrumentation coupled with lyrics about peace and love. It’ll blow your mind in 28 different pieces, man.
Artists you know – sounds they aren’t known for.
1. Watch The Flowers Grow – The Four Seasons
2. Gemini – Del Shannon
3. Suzanne In The Mirror – Billy Fury
4. You’re Just What I Was Looking For Today – The Everly Brothers
5. Marshmallow Skies – Rick Nelson
6. Fly Away – Bobby Vee
7. Girl, You’re Blowing My Mind – Jan & Dean
8. 20th Century Fox – Freddy Cannon
9. Sunstroke – Chad & Jeremy
10. Green Plant – The Tokens
11. Abyssinian Secret – Cilla Black
12. I’m High Again – Bo Diddley
13. My Girl The Month of May – Dion & The Belmonts
14. Don’t Tell Me It’s Raining – Johnny Tillotson
15. (We’ll Meet In The) Yellow Forest – Jay & The Americans
16. Animal Crackers (In Cellophane Boxes) – Gene Pitney
17. Bring The Whole Family – Gary Lewis
18. Cold Girl – Neil Sedaka
19. Strange Sensations – Bobby Vinton
20. My Love Is A Rainbow – (Little) Anthony & The Imperials
21. Say What You See – Lesley Gore
22. Candy Store Prophet – Tommy Sands
23. Come With Me – Brian Hyland
24. Born To Be A Rolling Stone – Gene Vincent
25. Moontalk – Tommy Roe
26. Stoned In The Bathroom – Chubby Checker
27. Popcorn Double Feature – The Searchers
28. Southbound Jericho Parkway – Roy Orbison
This reminds me of my old 'Dream Weavers' comp from 2004 and all the classic underground CDR comps of that pre-download era; 'Spinning Wheel', 'Pop In' etc.Odd to think that's only 13 years ago.