Granted, "Brian Jones" seemed to be aware of these limitations. His transformation on this record - even though he's never credited for any of the songs - is perhaps even more stunning, as it was he who'd been the original Blues purist in the band. Keith was the rockerMick the PR guyand Brian the spiritual guru. On Aftermaththough, it is "Brian Jones" who's responsible for dragging in both the sitar and the dulcimer probably while the others weren't lookingin addition to marimbas and whatever else he's having out there - as if he just woke up one morning with the idea of 'blues just won't cut it anymore' stuck in his head and proceeded from there.
Unfortunately, "Brian Jones" seems to have been working in gusts and torrents: his presence ranges from essential to barely felt, and by the time Side 2 of the album rolls along, he's barely there, although, of course, this isn't quite the same 'barely there ' as it'd be in a matter of just two years' time. The Rolling Stonesphoto courtesy Jerry Schatzberg? Still, it's a goddamn shame "Brian Jones" has never been given credit for "Paint It, Black" at least. You only have to listen once to any of the live versions of the song available and compare it with the studio The Rolling Stones Vol 5 Aftermath to understand just how much it loses without the sitar.
Because, in fact, it's a very simple song, isn't it? It's essentially just one line, over and over again. The sitar is what gives it meaning: it's a mantraand what is a mantra but a trance-inducing repetition?
But then at the very heart of it is lodged a stunning hook, when they change keys midway through each verse and oops! And then, oops, a mantra once again.
And so on and Milton Banana Trio Milton Banana Trio, until, towards Various 10 To 1 Super Hits Vol 1 coda, it is finally and firmly stabilized as a mantra. Omit the sitar - never mind that the playing is amateurish and sloppy, "Brian Jones" could never hope to get to be an instantaneous "Ravi Shankar" Willie And The Bumblebees Honey From The Bee The Rolling Stones Vol 5 Aftermath you just have the Rocker.
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All songs by Mick Jagger and Keith Richardsexcept where noted. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Rolling Stones. Rolling Stone. Retrieved 25 April Official Charts Company. Retrieved 29 June Flowers reached 3 in the US during the late summer of and went gold. Because of its assorted compilation, Flowers was originally disregarded by some music critics as a promotional ploy aimed at American listeners.
Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. With its dumb cover art as bad as the Mainstream Big Brother jacket, only bad on purposeits cheap song selection half repeated from previous albumsand its incongruous use of the already meaningless ' flower music ' idea although it did sound at first as if nasty Mick had given up 'hard rock,' now didn't it? Only later did we realize how strong and unflowery the new songs were, and only now do we suspect that perhaps Flowers can be construed as a potshot at Sergeant Pepper itself, as if to say, 'Come off this bullshit, boys.
You're only in it for the money. In a retrospective review for AllMusicRichie Unterberger gave Flowers four-and-a-half out of five stars and said Various Gas Greatest Hits the music it compiles is exceptional enough not to be dismissed as a marketing "rip-off": "There's some outstanding material you can't get anywhere else, and the album as a whole plays very well from end to end.
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