Complete your Pretty Things collection. S. F. Sorrow (LP, Album, Mono). Sorrow (LP, Album, Promo).
Sorrow is the fourth album by the English rock group The Pretty Things. Released in 1968, it is one of the first rock concept albums. Based on a short story by singer Phil May, the album is structured as a song cycle, telling the story of the main character, Sebastian F. Sorrow, from birth through love, war, tragedy, madness, and the disillusionment of old age.
The Pretty Things truly but the rock in rock opera and made the practice a regularity in rock music. While some look down upon this album because "Sgt Pepper was the first rock opera" (puhlease, it's hardly got a concept) .
The Pretty Things' early history in the studio featured the band with its amps seemingly turned up to 11, but for much of . Sorrow the band is turned down to seven or four, or even two, or not amplified at all (except for Wally Allen's bass - natch), and they're doing all kinds of folkish things here that are still. The album, for those unfamiliar, tells the story of ". Sorrow," a sort of British Everyman - think of a working-class, luckless equivalent to the Kinks' Arthur, from cradle to grave. The tale and the songs are a bit downbeat and no amount of scrutiny can disguise the fact that the rock opera . Sorrow is ultimately a bit of a confusing effort - these boys were musicians, not authors or dramatists. Although it may have helped inspire Tommy, it is, simply, not nearly as good. That said, it was first and has quite a few nifty ideas and production touches.
Sorrow (2006) - download mp3 or listen online. On this page you can listen to the album, get information about the album, see the list of songs and much more. Most important - you can download the album . Listen online and stay in a good mood.
Sorrow is Born Lyrics. 2. Bracelets Of Fingers Lyrics.
Listen free to The Pretty Things – . Sorrow Is Born, Bracelets of Fingers and more). Fourth LP by The Pretty Things. Originally recorded at Abbey Road Studios and produced by Norman Smith in 1967, around the same time as Pink Floyd's The Piper at the Gates of Dawn and The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. For an unknown reason (possibly line up changes), was only released in December 1968
Pretty Things in Wuppertal, Germany, November 11, 1967. Lead Guitarist Dick Taylor told Perfect Sound Forever: I think it was an extremely novel idea and I think it was also an idea a lot like the jet engine; someone would have invented it. The way it actually happened was Phil had written a story independent of any concept of a concept album. The album opener, . Sorrow Is Born, introduces the character of . Sorrow and sets the tone for what’s to come musically, with mellotron, trumpets and eastern scales. Phil May: I’d written this short story called Cutting Up Sergeant Time, which was all based loosely about somebody in the First World War, in trenches.
Performer:Pretty Things Genre: Rock Title: S. F. Sorrow Released: 1968 Style: Psychedelic Rock MP3 version ZIP size: 1676 mb FLAC version RAR size: 1926 mb Rating: 4.8 Votes: 224 Other Formats: RA WMA FLAC MP4 ADX AU MMF