World In Sound Tracks - Episode 1

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Sampler compilation of tracks from the WIS label. Contains one exclusive, never-before released track -- a Krautrock version of Peter Thomas' "Orion" by the band Those, recorded in MPS studios in 1971 ("it was originally released on the same as label as Mammut -- and listen to it -- it's a true Kraut Monster"). "This CD from World in Sound celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Summer of Love, a youth-driven revolution, expressed in music, challenging conservative values of conformity and materialism, and opposing the war in Viet Nam. Since 1999, World In Sound has built a solid international reputation, providing to serious and novice collectors an extraordinary range of psychedelic, progressive, folk, garage, blues/heavy rock and jazz/rock from unheralded artists of the '60s and '70s. World In Sound Tracks - Episode 1 features 20 innovative tracks from late '60s and early '70s, a bus load of artists capturing the emotion and passion of the time with energy and craft to rival the likes of Led Zeppelin, The Doors, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Frank Zappa, Jefferson Airplane. Take a listen and be both pleasantly surprised and a just a little bit annoyed that you haven't heard these folks before. The tracks showcase strong vocals and instrumental prowess, combining interesting rhythms and displaying a wide variety of lead instruments, including the Hammond/Farfisa organ, fuzz/wahwah guitars, violin, sitar, saxophone -- something for every taste. With 79 minutes of professionally remastered, original recordings, the CD packs a 16-page booklet with lyrics and rare photos chosen to enhance the experience: authentic music from a golden age, timeless and still fresh, a potential masterpiece of the era, a Holy Grail for music fans! The project has been made possible by the generous support of the artists and the passion of our audience of collectors to inspire the search for hidden gems. World In Sound Tracks - Episode 1 provides a perfect soundtrack for the Summer of Love: poetic, melodic, emotional, sunny, euphoric, dramatic, sometimes experimental, and always intense. We're pretty sure you missed them the first time; here's a second chance not to be missed!"