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  • Format: LP
  • Label: Phoenix Records
  • Genre: Psychedelic

•US psychedelic classic
•Originally issued in 1968
•Insert containing background notes and are images
•First 180g vinyl reissue

“Even by the standards of an era that constantly broke down musical boundaries, the Insect Trust were quite extraordinarily unusual” - Mojo

“Absolutely original and unique” - Rolling Stone

Side 1
1. The Skin Game
2. Miss Fun City
3. World War I Song
4. Special Rider Blues
5. Foggy River Bridge Fly

Side 2
1. Been Here & Gone So Soon
2. Declaration of Independence
3. Walking On Nails
4. Brighter Than Day
5. Mountain Song
6. Going Home

Released in 1968, the Insect Trust’s classic 1968 debut combines rock, jazz, bluegrass, soul, Dixieland, folk, raga and blues. Despite featuring banjos, fiddles and bottleneck guitars, however, the band still sounded absolutely contemporary, with superb tunes, gorgeous vocals and some mindblowing freakout passages. Tuneful, intelligent and highly musical, they truly forged something new out of the past, making this one of the most beguilingly strange and original albums of its time.