The Parable Of Arable Land

The Red Krayola - The Parable Of Arable Land
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1967 Ratings: #30 / 61
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1967 Ratings: #10
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In March 1967, The Red Crayola walked into the studio and spent a day making one of the most visionary album of the year, The Parable of Arable Land.


The Parable of Arable Land exists on a plane all its own; if art-damaged noise rock began anywhere, it was on this album.


The History of The Albums – n° 344

The feat realized in 1967 by the Texan trio Red Krayloa/Red Crayloa demeures one of the most significant underground symbol of the Rock music. However, apart from a few famous critics, this innovative masterpiece remains very little represented, even evoked in books or in the rankings of must-have albums. Let's just say that it is an unforgivable mistake. Red Krayloa were visionaries, main actors of the Avant-Garde who have the merit to be still ... read more


Pickle is destroyed by hippie powers, Will Toledo is totally right!


Just absolutely bonkers, and in the best way possible. The insane and often improvised instrumentation, coupled with the deafening production and the frantic spatters of vocals and lyricism make this one of the most effectively bewildering listening experiences I’ve had in a while. So glad that this was recommended to me, as this has become an immediate favourite of mine from the first couple of listens alone.

Standout: War sucks
Favs: Parable of the arable land, Hurricane Fighter plane, ... read more

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Track List

  1. Free Form Freak-Out
  2. Hurricane Fighter Plane
  3. Free Form Freak-Out
  4. Transparent Radiation
  5. Free Form Freak-Out
  6. War Sucks
  7. Free Form Freak-Out
  8. Pink Stainless Tail
  9. Free Form Freak-Out
  10. Parable Of The Arable Land
  11. Free Form Freak-Out
  12. Former Reflections Enduring Doubt
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Added on: March 25, 2015