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1 octobre 2011 6 01 /10 /octobre /2011 13:00



Origine du Groupe : Japan
Style : Alternative Rock , Psychedelic
Sortie : 1971

By christopher ballard from http://thenomadicsubject.blogspot.com

The released their third album in the year that was Japan's triumphant time to shine, 1971 (according to Julian Cope's Japrocksampler.com . This is a solid journey through Heavy Psych, Garage, Folk and Blues.

Often overlooked, The Mops were a band that obviously emulated the U.S. hippie scene (Jefferson Airplane) as well as the UK heavy rock scene (Black Sabbath) but did it with their own charismatic personality. At times acidic, epic and gritty; and at other times over the top with its campy heartwarming tenderness, Iijanaika runs the gamut of historically strange Japanese musical affinities.

And dig that crazy cover art, man.

The Mops:
Mikiharu Suzuki (drums)
Taro Miyuki (guitar)
Masaru Hoshi (lead guitar)
Kaoru Murakami (bass)
Hiromitsu Suzuki (vocal)

Tracklist :
01.Goiken Muyo (Ilja Naika)
02.Down Where I Was Born
03.Good Morning Good Afternoon Good Night
04.Nobody Cares
05.Gekko Kamen
06.Tracees Of Love
07.To My Sons
08.No One Knows What They Were
09. Alone


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