Exposé Online banner

The Chemistry Set — Firefly
(Fruits de Mer winkle 34, 2018, 7")

by Henry Schneider, Published 2019-05-03

Firefly Cover art

Fruits de Mer Records released a new single by The Chemistry Set as one of their year end releases. Side one is the four minute “Firefly,” a strong trippy psych song that takes you on a mind journey through arabesque landscapes, using minor chords and heavy guitar to complete the 60s vibe. Side two is another four minute track, “Sail Away.” The mood is different with The Chemistry Set taking us on a mesmerizing hypnotic journey past tangerine trees and marshmallow skies. They even throw in lyrical references to Jimi Hendrix, the Jefferson Airplane, et. al. Issued on either black or orange vinyl, this single also comes with a CD of two remixes of their Moody Blues cover “Legend of a Mind” by Astralasia’s Marc Swordfish. And if you act fast, you can still grab a copy of your own as these FdM releases are limited runs and tend to sell out.


Filed under: New releases, 2018 releases

Related artist(s): The Chemistry Set

More info
http://www.fruitsdemerrecords.com/firefly.html

Latest news

2019-08-20
Alex's Hand Seeks Spa Treatment – American / European band Alex's Hand has a new album in the works called Hungarian Spa, which looks to be their biggest and best yet, featuring a large roster of guest musicians. They're seeking funding to take the project on the road, and are looking for help from the crowd of wisdom. » Read more

2019-06-05
Legendary Co-Founder of The 13th Floor Elevators Passes Away at Age 71 – Sadly, Roky Erickson passed away on May 31, 2019. Known as the father of psychedelic music and co-founder of the ground breaking 13th Floor Elevators, Roky had a profound influence on music from the 60s to today. Plagued by his own personal demons, Roky had a difficult life and is now free of these burdens. » Read more

2019-04-24
Help MoonJune Bring Great Music to Life – Like many music lovers around the world, we’ve been thrilled and amazed to hear the recordings that have been released by MoonJune from sessions at La Casa Murada in Spain. Such label stalwarts as Mark Wingfield, Markus Reuter, Asaf Sirkis, Tony Levin, Dusan Jevtovic, Vasil Hadzimanov, and many more have gathered in various combinations at the studio to produce some of the most creative music in recent years. Now, label head Leonardo Pavkovic is offering a compilation, La Casa Murada - MoonJune Sessions, Volume One, as a fundraiser for upcoming sessions. » Read more

2019-04-10
The Pineapple Thief to Tour North America – November and December of 2019 will see The Pineapple Thief bringing their music to Canada, Mexico, and the US, and famed drummer Gavin Harrison will be on board. The band has been touring extensively in Europe, but North America will be new territory for them. » Read more

2019-03-25
Scott Walker RIP – Noel Scott Engel, better known as Scott Walker, was one of the most intriguing and enigmatic musical figures in the second half of the 20th Century. His strange career started with The Walker Brothers, an American pop group that featured no one named Walker and no brothers. After moving to England in 1965, they had a series of hit singles. Scott's solo work started with Scott in 1967. Starting in the 80s, his work took an increasingly avant-garde turn. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

Steve Roach - Immersion: Three – The third in his Immersion series, this one is expanded out to three discs, housed in a beautiful DVD sized eight-panel package with artwork that describes the music as well as the music describes the...  (2009) » Read more



Listen & discover



Print issues