COSMIC DEALER - CRYSTALLIZATION (2LP)

COSMIC DEALER - CRYSTALLIZATION (2LP)

LP (12"/10" Album)

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Label: PSEUDONYM

Release date: 30/05/2012

Barcode: 8721488901406

Catalog no.: VP0099032

Item ID: 371902

Formed in Dordrecht in 1968, Cosmic Dealer were one of the most gifted Dutch bands to emerge from Holland's rich psychedelic scene. Their only album, 'Crystallization', has come to be regarded as an underground classic with copies changing hands among collectors for ungodly sums of money. Allying powerful heavy rock with softer acoustic sections, along with some sublime three-part harmonies, the album is reminiscent of the Pretty Thing's 'Parachute'. Highlights include the magnificent 'Child Of The Golden Sun', the West Coast-flavoured 'If There Is Nothing Behind The Hills' and the mesmeric title track, which demonstrates that psychedelic rock was still very much alive and well in the Netherlands in 1971. This expanded, double-disc 180-gram vinyl edition presents the 'Crystallization' LP in its entirety, along with a trove of previously unreleased demos and live tracks, all mastered in ear-caressing fidelity from the original tapes. Bonus material includes the thrilling instrumental 'Fast', taken from a live radio session, single mixes of 'The Scene' and 'Head In The Clouds', and a handful of 1971-'73 demos. The set comes packaged in a deluxe gatefold sleeve, loaded with rare photos and liner notes by Mike Stax from UGLY THINGS magazine. HOUSED IN MAJESTIC 350-GRAMS GATEFOLD SLEEVE and REMASTERED IN THE 24-BIT DOMAIN FROM THE ORIGINAL MASTER TAPES.
Tracks:
Chapter 1
1. Daybreak 2:07
2. If There Is Nothing Behind The Hills 1:19
3. Child Of The Golden Sun 3:45
4. Swingin Joe Brown 3:41
5. I Had A Friend 3:58
6. Crystallization 5:53

Chapter 2
1. The Scene 2:44
2. The Fly 2:59
3. One Night 0:45
4. Find Your Way 2:22
5. Flying In The Winter 3:35
6. Head In The Clouds 3:35
7. Illusions 1:58
8. If There Is Nothing Behind The Hills 1:20 - demo

Track 8: previously unreleased version

Chapter 3
1. Crystallization 5:28 - demo
2. The Scene 2:46 - single mix
3. Child Of The Golden Sun 3:48 - single mix
4. Head In The Clouds 2:44 - single mix
5. Find Your Way 2:24 - single mix
6. One Night 0:41 - mix 1
7. Illusions 2:11 - demo take 3

Tracks 1, 5 - 7: previously unreleased versions

Chapter 4
1. Daybreak 2:10 - demo
2. Fast 6:43 - live
3. Child Of The Golden Sun 3:27 - live
4. Swingin Joe Brown 2:42 - live
5. Youre So Good 3:00 - demo

Tracks 1, 3 & 4: previously unreleased versions
Tracks 2 & 5: previously unreleased songs
Tracks 2 - 4 VPRO Campus, July 29, 1971

Also available: CRYSTALLIZATION (2CD) (CD).

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