Os Mutantes - S/T -LP

Os Mutantes - S/T -LP

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The band's debut album, Os Mutantes, is far and away their best -- a wildly inventive trip that assimilates orchestral pop, whimsical psychedelia, musique concrète, found-sound environments -- and that's just the first song! Elsewhere there are nods to Carnaval, albeit with distinct hippie sensibilities, incorporating fuzztone guitars and go-go basslines. Two tracks, "O Relogio" and "Le Premier Bonheur du Jour," work through pastoral French pop, sounding closer to the Swingle Singers than Gilberto Gil. Though not all of the experimentation succeeds -- the languid Brazilian blues of "Baby" is rather cumbersome -- and pop/rock listeners may have a hard time finding the hooks, Os Mutantes' first album is an astonishing listen. It's far more experimental than any of the albums produced by the era's first-rate psychedelic bands of Britain or America.

 

Artist: Os Mutatantes
Produced by: Manuel Bareinbein
Originally Released in:1968
Number of Discs: 1
Label: Polydor
Condition: New/ Sealed limited edition 180 gram vinyl Reissue

 

Track Listing:

A1         Panis Et Circenses         
A2         A Minha Menina         
A3         O Relógia         
A4         Maria Fulô         
A5         Baby         
A6         Senhor F
        
B1         Bat Macumba         
B2         Le Premier Bonheur Du Jour         
B3         Trem Fantasma         
B4         Tempo No Tempo (Once Was A Time I Thought)         
B5         Ave Gengis Khan                 

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