The Pretty Things – Bouquets From A Cloudy Sky

Monday, 9 February 2015, 20:45 | Category : News
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For over fifty years, The Pretty Things have proudly, unapologetically and righteously scorched their own, unique trail through contemporary music. A half-century (plus) of the raunchiest white-boy rhythm and blues, of punch-ups, dazzling highs and epic struggles, of innovation and exultation, lauded by their peers, vilified by authority, a crucial influence on successive generations of […]

Fruits de Mer Podcast

Monday, 26 January 2015, 19:58 | Category : Podcasts
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Fruits de Mer Records label chief Keith Jones joins Strange Brew host Jason Barnard to play a selection of tracks from and which inspired the world’s smallest vinyl-only psychedelia/progressive rock/acid-folk/krautrock/R&B/spacerock record label! Schizo Fun Addict – Theme One (Single A-side, Fruits de Mer, 2008) Tír na nÓg – Love Is Like A Promise (Forthcoming Single A-side, […]

The Pretty Things

Thursday, 14 November 2013, 12:42 | Category : Interview
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The Pretty Things were one of the shaping forces of the British rock scene of the 1960s; from revolutionary raucous R&B, incendiary psychedelia to forming the concept album. They’ve continued to push boundaries since and whilst band members have come and gone their latest line-up sees them revitalised, forged around founder members Phil May and Dick Taylor. With […]

The Pretty Things Podcast

Monday, 30 September 2013, 19:21 | Category : The Pretty Things
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In a landmark podcast, legendary rock band The Pretty Things are interviewed by Jason Barnard on the Strange Brew Podcast backstage at the Borderline Club, London. Listen to the group talking about their amazing 50 year career and some of the tracks that helped shape it. The Pretty Things and Jason Barnard (left to right: […]

Sorrow’s Children

Saturday, 3 March 2012, 16:06 | Category : Reviews
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Three classic psychedelic albums were being recorded at Abbey Road in 1967 – The Beatles’ Sgt Pepper, Pink Floyd’s Piper at the Gates of Dawn and The Pretty Things’ S.F. Sorrow. While the former two albums went to massive commercial success, S.F. Sorrow – without the full backing of EMI was lost. This dark, tough […]