Linda Perhacs - Parallelograms
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Based on 4 reviews
1970 Ratings: #34 / 95
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Based on 53 ratings
1970 Ratings: #26
January 1, 1970 / Release Date
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The lightest folk cathedral.

A comet. An ephemeral apparition, that's what Linda Perhacs is. A dentist by profession, Perhacs one day in 1970 met a film music composer to whom she gave a cassette of songs she had recorded in Hawaii, thus creating one of the most intimate legends in folk history. The next day, Leonard Rosenman called her back and offered her the oportunity to record an entire album. One album, just one album, and then that's it. As soon as "Parallelograms" was ... read more
psychedelic folk lightning in a bottle
It's been a long time since I found the cover art of an album fit this good into the music. A collection of easy going, beachy well written songs perfect for the summer mood.
"Parallelograms" is a rare psychedelic folk gem from the early 1970s from songstress Linda Perhacs. Perhacs was responsible for the writing and arrangement of the material on the record. The album has a dreamy atmosphere and the soft melodies along with Perhacs' gentle vocal performance make the record quite fragile - but in the best way possible, there is such a softness and fragility about the music that it makes it not only a transcending journey but a hypnotic one too. ... read more
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Added on: December 25, 2013