... an uncanny masterpiece' - Pete Townshend, 1969
It's a quote that's forever associated with the album. It was used in advertising at the time of release. Unlike many claims made in advertising it has, like the album it heralded, stood the test of time.
UFO's title track is the most memorable song, almost entirely eschewing conventional rhythm for an inward collapse of feedback and noise that sounds either like the Stooges' "LA Blues" even more strung out or early Main with a conventional band lineup.
Ultra-rare prog classic from UK's Mighty Baby. Born from the ashes of Mod rockers The Action, Mighty Baby brought an insane vitality to the prog genre. "Egyptian Tomb" is the best song you've never heard.
While nearly all of the eight tracks are interpretations of traditional folk songs, Jansch's experimental approach breathes new life into this repertoire through his exploratory use of open tunings and passionate, gritty vocals.