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The Spacious Mind — Garden of a Well Fed Head
(Lone Starfighter LSD 003, 1997, LP)
by Chris Snow, Published 1999-01-01
Good things are supposed to come to those who wait, and that is certainly the case with this, the fifth release from Sweden's Spacious Mind. Originally recorded in 1996, this LP-only issue recalls the group's earlier, mostly instrumental style from the Cosmic Minds at Play and Organic Mind Solution CDs. Starting off with a psychy track with lots of interesting pump organ work and a trippy, effects-laden spoken verse, the LP moves into a Floydian (Saucerful of Secrets) journey that builds from an opening which reminds of Floyd's Live in Pompeii sessions into a mind-blowing jam that amazes with its intensity throughout. Side two continues the journey which brings to mind — in style — some of Djam Karet's spacier moments. Fans of this band's past work will be delighted with this limited LP (600 copies) as will all fans of space rock and similar genres of music. Lots of effects, lots of intense jams, lots of incredible music. Great stuff!
Related artist(s): The Spacious Mind
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