D. Patric | MB, SC United States | 02/06/2001
(5 out of 5 stars)
"Don't let the kinda corny title throw you off. This is good stuff! If you are not familiar with bands like Majic Ship, Mystic Tide, Maze, The Zakary Thaks, then what are you waiting for? In my opinion, Gear Fab Records has issued a compilation that delivers a lot more punch than what most consider the ultimate psych comp. CD, Pebbles 3. This is true psychedelia from the sixties. Fuzz guitars, Farfisa organs and trippy lyrics. Some Airplane and Hendrix clones, but all the bands here have a unique sound and all can just downright play. Check out the innovative guitar work in Mystic Tide's "You Know It's True" or the rolling keyboards in Odyssey's "Churchyard." The CD ends with one of the best psych songs I've ever heard, Majic Ship's, "Life's Lonely Road." New interest in these bands has caused reissue of many of their albums and even some reunitings. Do yourself a favor and pick this up. The insert booklet has some very informative info, but more photos would of been nice. The sound quality is even fairly decent. This CD does not have the big names found on "Nuggets," but many bands here are very well known in the genre. Do yourself a favor, kick back, take an evening off, put the headphones, turn off the lights and listen! A musical trip awaits you."