The songwriting is pretty interesting and thoughtful, and as 80s private press LPs go, this is distinctive and memorable enough to explain why psych dealers jumped on its bandwagon. A lot of the lyrics are pretty stoned. There is a lot going on here, with enough weird hooks and surprising moments to give any listener a fair amount of kicks. I like side two, especially the closing “Visions of Obscurity V,” better than side one.
In the long run, whether this will be a keeper for any individual listener will probably be determined by the insane 12-minute “Madman’s Game,” an elaborate epic that encapsulates everything distinctive about this record. I’m not sure how strongly to recommend this album, but I do recommend it and it’s not boring or predictable. Coming with a 90 pages booklet with drawings and lyrics." Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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