💯🖕 1001 Albums: DiS - Day 21: The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter by The Incredible String Band

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Best track:

  • Koeeoaddi There
  • The Minotaur’s Song
  • Witches Hat
  • A Very Cellular Song
  • Mercy I Cry City
  • Waltz of the New Moon
  • The Water Song
  • Three is a Green Crown
  • Swift as the Wind
  • Nightfall

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DiS’s 1001 so far:

9.17 | Station to Station / David Bowie
8.92 | Daydream Nation / Sonic Youth
8.86 | Berlin / Lou Reed
8.63 | Maggot Brain / Funkadelic
8.59 | Dry / PJ Harvey
8.06 | Bandwagonesque / Teenage Fanclub
8.00 | Back at the Chicken Shack / Jimmy Smith
7.60 | Psalm 69 / Ministry
7.45 | Liege and Lief / Fairport Convention
7.00 | Licensed to Ill / Beastie Boys
6.50 | Eternally Yours / The Saints
6.24 | The Slider / T. Rex
6.00 | Piper at the Gates of Dawn / Pink Floyd
5.90 | Very / Pet Shop Boys
5.80 | The Adventures of Baaba Male / Djam Leelii
5.75 | California Dreamin’ / The Mamas and The Papas
2.33 | Pictures at an Exhibition / Emerson Lake & Palmer
-.— | Vulgar Display of Power / Pantera

Never actually listened to this. Stinks of hippies , but this is as good a time as any to try it, I guess.

30 seconds in, and the rest of this record is going to have to do some heavy lifting I can tell you

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I like how many ‘boiiiing’ noises there are in the first song.

Hippy shite though isn’t it. If Animal Collective had released it pre-Strawberry Jam we’d all be going mad for it mind.

I take it back, Witches Hat absolutely SLAPS.

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Love this album and ISB so much. Mindboggling songcraft.

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All the whimsy haters gonna have a hard time

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Feel like I’ve been listening to this album forever and I’m still only in track four. Not sure how much more whimsy I can face…

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A big old ten from me.

About a fortnight ago my mum posted A Very Cellular Song on Facebook and tagged me to ask if I still liked as much as I did when I was 9. I do.

Accusations of hippy tweeness are completely impossible to deny but it’s all tied up with my childhood and daft running jokes between my parents and their friends.

I do believe there’s a weirdness behind it too. Could just be the whole idea of somebody from Broxburn taking acid and trying to play the sitar but they’re a band who seem like they’re always trying to expand the boundaries of what they know and what they can play. Even when they don’t.