77:78 - Jellies
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Based on 7 reviews
2018 Ratings: #648 / 735
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Based on 24 ratings
July 6, 2018 / Release Date
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Heavenly / Label
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The Guardian

77:78 are perfectly happy to be straightforward ... and Jellies doesn’t require much excavation to reveal its pleasures.


Jellies is the musical equivalent of a summer read or comfort food; it doesn't demand much of listeners, but it fills them with a warm, satisfied feeling just the same.

The 405

Jellies is a magnificent example of how a déjà-vu doesn't have to be a mere repetition: it constructs instead of occupying, pays tribute instead of mimetising, carries on instead of resurrecting.


They’ve crafted 11 songs that show off their love of retro sounds, an infectious joy for life, a good melody and a catchy chorus.

FLOOD Magazine

A two-man mixtape of psych, guitar pop, soul power, and good times.

Slant Magazine

77:78 sees Fletcher and Parkin opting to merely dip their toes into such heterogeneity, yielding music with a far narrower scope and failing to break fresh ground.

At time funky and groovy but gets boring when it tries to slow down.
Like what everyone else is saying, this is a fun, bopping, good time, but Jellies doesn't have many tracks on here that have much longevity to them. I had some tracks on a Spotify playlist and I had to remove them for I tired I got with them.
The eclectic indie/psychedelic rock group from the Isle of Wight that was known as The Bees has spawned an offspring. After four studio albums, the last released in 2010, The Bees fizzled out, and now beesmates Tim Parkin and Aaron Fletcher have joined forces to create an entirely new project: 77:78. In an interview with The405 the duo said:

“Some musicians and bands definitely have their sound and stick to it, which is fair enough, but that’s just not us. Whenever we’re in ... read more
'Jellies' is a fun journey, but not one that is likely to require further listens. That being said, the album does have some catchy-as-hell standout tracks. "Compass Pass" is a well-crafted song with bellowing horns and keys while "Pour it Out" and "Papers" work well together, revelling in their subtleties that allow Fletcher and Parkin to truly flex their psychedelia muscles. The chemistry is evident and it is great to see two talented artists having so much fun, ... read more
This album is just a good time with some very catchy songs
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Track List

  1. If I'm Anything
  2. Compass Pass
  3. Love Said (Let's Go)
  4. Pour It Out
  5. Papers
  6. Copper Nail
  7. E.S.T.W.D
  8. Chilli
  9. Shepherd's Song
  10. Situations
  11. The Wagon
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