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The Beatles: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts' Club Band (Parlophone)

uncredited writer, International Times, 2 June 1967

ONE OF THE hang-ups on the pop scene is that too many groups have been writing "psychedelic" music before they have achieved sufficient insight into its possibilities. The Beatles stay cool until they had thoroughly explored the potential of freak-out sounds; Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts' Club Band is as flipped as its title implies. Tripping with this record is a mind-blowing experience. The record is a continuum of fantastic sound. There are no visible tracks; it is intended to be played right through from beginning to end.

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