The Three Seasons
the spring, summer and autumn of love
3LP set - crustacean 87
on sale early October
THE THREE SEASONS
THE SPRING, SUMMER AND AUTUMN OF LOVE
£25 (UK price, inc P&P) non-UK customers - please go to our SHOP page for suggestions on where you'll be able to pre-order - probably from mid-August
(pressed on colour vinyl)
1966-1968 : arguably the golden era for music as we at FdM know it. 'The Three Seasons' is a bit of a tribute to the psychedelic era - the first buds forming in '66, the summer of love and the comedown in '68.
Some of Fruits de Mer's best-known artists are joined by some new faces and a few who were actually there at the time and were personally responsible for some of the amazing sounds that we're celebrating in this vinyl love-in.
The Three Seasons has taken rather a long time to grow into the 3 LP set that will be presented for your consideration in early October - although, in the end, some heavy pruning was necessary to fit everything onto six sides (it could so easily have been a 4LP set, but someone had already knicked the 'four seasons' title).
The music ranges from pop-psych to acid-folk, heavy rock to prog, from classic songs to the long-lost - the kind of thing Fruits de Mer was designed for.
So, who is responsible for the two hours+ of music between the grooves?
The Past Tense
Campbell Stokes Sunshine Recorder
The Electric Prunes
The Locker Room Cowboys
Aunt Cynthia's Cabin
The Luck Of Eden Hall
The Honey Pot
The Green Ray
The Gold Needles
The Pretty Things
...yes, you might have spotted within that line-up three rather spectacular names...
...THE YARDBIRDS, THE ELECTRIC PRUNES AND THE PRETTY THINGS
Have they ever appeared to together on a compilation before? (probably, but not on an FdM one, that's for sure!). Am I excited? I certainly bloody am.
Lots more news soon
some Fruits de Mer releases you might be interested in....
Permanent Clear Light
The Pretty Things
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