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Your 5 favourite 'psychedelic' songs

Postby fange » 31 May 2017, 10:53

I'll leave the exact definition of the word 'psychedelic' up to you - just post your 5 favourite tunes as they come to mind right now.

Mine -

The Byrds - Eight Miles High
Verve - The Sun, The Sea
The David - Time M
Lee Hazlewood & Nancy Sinatra - Some Velvet Morning
The Beatles - Tomorrow Never Knows
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Re: Your 5 favourite 'psychedelic' songs

Postby clive gash » 31 May 2017, 11:06

Joe Zawinul - Doctor Honoris Causa
Joe Henderson/Alice Coltrane - Earth
Meat Puppets - Up on the Sun
Husker Du - Somewhere
Debussy - Nocturnes
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Re: Your 5 favourite 'psychedelic' songs

Postby Modesty Forbids » 31 May 2017, 12:02

Among my top tripping favourites (not necessarily psych by genre), and all from the 60s
Misunderstood - I Can Take You to the Sun
Grateful Dead - Dark Star (version from Live Dead)
Butterfield Blues Band - East-West
Country Joe and the Fish - Here I Go Again (or Porpoise Mouth)
Byrds - Eight Miles High
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Re: Your 5 favourite 'psychedelic' songs

Postby fange » 31 May 2017, 12:23

clive gash wrote:Meat Puppets - Up on the Sun


Good call. I find 'Plateau' very trippy as well.
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Re: Your 5 favourite 'psychedelic' songs

Postby never/ever » 31 May 2017, 12:26

Black Angels- Never/Ever
Spacemen 3- Sound Of Confusion (Walking With Jesus)
Moon Duo- High Over Blue
Spiritualized- Electric Mainline I & II
The 13th Floor Elevators- Rollercoaster
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Re: Your 5 favourite 'psychedelic' songs

Postby Diamond Dog » 31 May 2017, 13:49

Jimi Hendrix Experience - The Stars That Play With Laughing Sam's Dice
Pink Floyd - See Emily Play
Jefferson Airplane - Eskimo Blue Day
The Doors - The Crystal Ship
The Beatles - Rain.
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Re: Your 5 favourite 'psychedelic' songs

Postby Darkness_Fish » 31 May 2017, 15:02

Paavoharju - Valo Tihkuu Kaiken Lapi
Main - Blown
Kemialliset Ystävät - Superhimmeli
Phil Ochs - Half a Century High
Nurse with Wound - You Walrus Hurt the One You Love
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Re: Your 5 favourite 'psychedelic' songs

Postby driftin » 31 May 2017, 15:08

The Trees Community - Psalm 42
Shalabi Effect - Mokoondi
Broadcast - Colour Me In
Exuma - Mama Loi, Papa Loi
Boredoms - Circle

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Re: Your 5 favourite 'psychedelic' songs

Postby fange » 31 May 2017, 15:39

Darkness_Fish wrote:Nurse with Wound - You Walrus Hurt the One You Love


I just check YouTube to see if you were making that one up. You weren't. :(
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Re: Your 5 favourite 'psychedelic' songs

Postby Modesty Forbids » 31 May 2017, 16:01

fange wrote:
Darkness_Fish wrote:Nurse with Wound - You Walrus Hurt the One You Love


I just check YouTube to see if you were making that one up. You weren't. :(


Did you play it, fange? Certainly fits the description.

And in a similar collagist spirit, I should have nominated Olivia Tremor Control's Green Typewriters suite from Dusk at Cubist Castle

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Re: Your 5 favourite 'psychedelic' songs

Postby pcqgod » 31 May 2017, 16:05

First five that come to my head:

"Path Through the Forest" The Factory
"Green Eyed Lady" Thinking Fellers Union Local #282
"Inhaler" Hooverphonic
"Up in my Mind" Spontaneous Generation
"Long Days Flight 'Til Tomorrow" Electric Prunes
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Re: Your 5 favourite 'psychedelic' songs

Postby Darkness_Fish » 31 May 2017, 16:19

fange wrote:
Darkness_Fish wrote:Nurse with Wound - You Walrus Hurt the One You Love


I just check YouTube to see if you were making that one up. You weren't. :(

It was just the first NWW track that sprang to mind. I do love it though, there's so few songs that are sonically funny, rather than lyrically, and this cracks me up.
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Re: Your 5 favourite 'psychedelic' songs

Postby toomanyhatz » 31 May 2017, 17:13

Hard Coming Love - The United States of America
Rapture - Judy Henske and Jerry Yester
Gris Gris Gumbo Ya Ya - Dr. John
See Emily Play - Pink Floyd


aaand...

A Day in the Life - Some Liverpool Chancers
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Re: Your 5 favourite 'psychedelic' songs

Postby Flowere » 31 May 2017, 17:16

pcqgod wrote:"Up in my Mind" Spontaneous Generation



Oh! excellent

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Re: Your 5 favourite 'psychedelic' songs

Postby Sneelock » 31 May 2017, 18:06

Hendrix - 1983 (a merman I should turn to be)

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Re: Your 5 favourite 'psychedelic' songs

Postby Flowere » 31 May 2017, 18:18

fucking 'Eight Miles High'

what a load of unlistenable shit
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Re: Your 5 favourite 'psychedelic' songs

Postby Diamond Dog » 31 May 2017, 19:00

KATANGA MY FRIEND! wrote:fucking 'Eight Miles High'

what a load of unlistenable shit



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Re: Your 5 favourite 'psychedelic' songs

Postby The Modernist » 31 May 2017, 19:29

For today..

Red Sky at Night - The Accent
Smell of Incense - The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band
2000 Light Years - The Stones
Trip on an Orange Bicycle - The Orange Bicycle
Michael Angelo - 23rd Turnoff

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Re: Your 5 favourite 'psychedelic' songs

Postby Modesty Forbids » 31 May 2017, 21:11

KATANGA MY FRIEND! wrote:fucking 'Eight Miles High'

what a load of unlistenable shit


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Re: Your 5 favourite 'psychedelic' songs

Postby pcqgod » 31 May 2017, 21:29

Probably should have included "Defecting Grey" on my list.
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