British psychedelia four CD box set

by Modculture 12 May, 2007

Real_life
If you’re a fan of British psychedelia, Real Life, Permanent Dreams: A Cornucopia Of British Psychedelia 1965-70 from Castle is well worth investigating.

Around 100 tracks in the set, largely pulled from the vaults of the Pye, CBS and RCA labels and including previously unreleased tracks, rare alternative takes, US versions radio and live broadcasts.

It;s due out at the end of the month, with Freak Emporium and Amazon offering it at a pre-order rate of £28. If you want to see the tracklisting, read on after the turn.

Find out more at the Freak Emporium website

Tracklisting:

Disc: 1

1. My Friend Jack – Smoke (4)
2. No More You And Me – Tornados (1)
3. Cheat – Lord Sutch
4. Doctor Doctor – Frame (3)
5. Day And Night – Drag Set
6. Fancy – Kinks
7. I Don’t Want You – Traffic Jam (1)
8. Breaking Up Scene – Honeybus
9. Snow White – Winston’s Fumbs
10. I Like It – Christian, Neil & The Crusaders
11. Black Sheep RIP – Australian Playboys
12. Circles – Fleur De Lys
13. Lilac Hand Of Menthol Dan – Bolan, Marc & John’s Children
14. You’re Holding Me Down – Buzz (1)
15. I Take It That We’re Through – Riot Squad (2)
16. Come On Back – Paul & Ritchie/Cryin’ Shames
17. It’s A Crime – Kirkbys
18. Love Me Till The Sun Shines – Kinks
19. Hippy Gumbo – Bolan, Marc
20. Gently Tender – Incredible String Band
21. Sunny Goodge Street – Donovan (1)
22. Linda Loves Linda – Floribunda Rose
23. Up On The Wooden Hills To Bedfordshire – Small Faces
24. Rubber Monkey – Santa Barbara Machine Head
25. You’ve Got To Hold On – Deviants (1)
26. Season Of The Witch – Driscoll, Julie & Brian Auger/The Trinity

Disc: 2

1. Loving Sacred Loving – End (1)
2. All Day All Night – Blonde On Blonde
3. Crazy One – Ramases & Selket
4. Man In Black – Skip Bifferty
5. Yellow Balloon – Icarus (2)
6. Real Life Permanent Dream – Orange Machine
7. Clown – Eire Apparent
8. When The Wind Arises – Rokes
9. I’m Flying – Serendipity (3)
10. Trip On An Orange Bicycle – Orange Bicycle
11. Utterly Simple – Smoke (4)
12. London Social Degree – Nicholls, Billy
13. Golden Lion – Lomax Alliance
14. Sunshine Day – Jethro Tull
15. Boy Meets Girl – Paper Blitz Tissue
16. Cave Of Clear Light – Bystanders
17. I Wonder Where My Sister’s Gone – Anan (1)
18. Man In A Shop – Marmalade
19. Lord John – Bobcats
20. Mazy – Peep Show
21. Bakerman – Moon’s Train
22. Love Hate Revenge – Episode Six
23. Good Evening – Tickle (2)
24. It – Excelsior Spring
25. Night Is A Comin’ (aka Lindyloo) – Warm Sounds
26. Fire – Crazy World Of Arthur Brown

Disc: 3

1. Pictures Of Matchstick Men – Status Quo
2. Five White Horses – Sun Dragon
3. Riding A Wave – Turnstyle
4. I Know She Believes – Picadilly Line
5. Hey Mr Carpenter – Fox (2)
6. Bitter Thoughts Of Little Jane – Timon
7. Disappear – Gilbert
8. Encpasulated Marigold – Our Plastic Dream
9. Henry Long – Epics
10. Lullaby – Grapefruit
11. I’ve Seen To Dream – Harmony Grass
12. Nodnol – Spectrum (5)
13. Colour Sergeant Lilywhite – West Coast Consortium
14. Seeing Things Green – Yellow Bellow Room Boom
15. Golden Apples – Californians
16. Don’t Turn Around – Loot (2)
17. Silver Tree Top School For Boys – Beatstalkers
18. Give Him A Flower – Crazy World Of Arthur Brown
19. Fade Away Maureen – Hazzard, Tony
20. Yellow Rainbow – Rockin’ Berries
21. Sylvie – Hill
22. Fool From Upper Eden – Ellison, Andy
23. Love And Best Wishes – Uglys
24. Sunshine – Gun (1)
25. Green Circles – Twice As Much
26. Mr Job – Brown, Alan Set
27. Happydaystorytown – Small Faces

Disc: 4

1. Circus Days – Junior’s Eyes
2. No Home Today – Kult
3. Lady Caroline – Velvett Fogg
4. Go Your Way – Andromeda (2)
5. Diamond Hard Blue Apples Of The Moon – Nice
6. Horse – Gopal, Sam
7. Candlelight – Hardin, Eddie & Pete York
8. How Can I Live – Fat Mattress
9. Tarot – Bown, Andy
10. Light Of Love – Humble Pie
11. On A Meadow Lea – Bobak Jons Malone
12. Open Ground – Pussy
13. Fair Maiden – Woody Kern
14. Empty Room – Man (2)
15. Venus – Samson (2)
16. My Gration Or – Opal Butterfly
17. Thank You Pierrot Lunaire/Have You Ever Been Green/Pataphysical Introduction 2 – Soft Machine
18. Felix – Andwella’s Dream
19. Born In A Trunk – Spice (4)
20. All In Your Mind – Stray