The Modernist wrote:Matt Wilson wrote:Name me a record that sounds like "Eight Miles High" that came before it.
That's not the question I asked Matt. You're moving the goalposts now. I'd also say "Eight Miles High" is one of the most original records of the sixties.
Yes, G - nothing sounded like "Tomorrow Never Knows" before that. But what makes it unique? Backwards tapes, trippy lyrics and the Eastern tone. All of which had been introduced to pop music before the Beatles.