Mother Earth's Plantasia

Mort Garson - Mother Earth's Plantasia
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Based on 3 reviews
1976 Ratings: #29 / 88
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Based on 274 ratings
1976 Ratings: #13
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Plantasia, a simple, sweet, futuristic 70s electronic album I never thought I needed in my life.

I've had a strong fascination and affection for plants ever since I was a little toddler, growing up in the comfort of my grandparents' home and oblivious to many of the wonders and dangers of the world around me. I remember spending those innocent spring and summertime days of my youth in the garden watching the petals of flowers flutter gently back and forth with the wind. I'd lie beside them ... read more
This album makes me feel like we just archived intergalactic world peace, and all the moons of the universe are shining down on me, as we all accend to a higher plane. This is the music that will save us. Not sad music, angry music, or even happy music. Cozy music. Snuggle up to your fire with your cocoa and your cat, as you have an out of body exsperence, and visit universes beyond.
If I were a plant I would give this a 100 but I don't have any chloroplasts so 86 it is.
I love plants, I have a full on garden in my dads backyard. So when I found this album claiming it was an album for plants, I was definitely interested. And then I did research on this album and found that this was made in 1976 and was only really distributed in flower shops and department stores, and my interest peaked even more.

So then I gave this a listen and DAMN, my bonsai tree really do be vibin’ to this tho.

This came out in the 70s? It sounds like an old C418 album with the ... read more
I guess the main problem with making music for plants is that plants don’t have ears & can’t buy albums... So it’s really not a surprise that this album was under the radar for so long. The album was allegedly sold at department stores as well as being distributed as a freebie with the purchase of a houseplant, pretty much exclusively in an L.A. store called “Mother Earth”. That was the extent of it’s distribution. So, until a few plant owners in Los ... read more
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Track List

  1. Plantasia
  2. Symphony for a Spider Plant
  3. Baby's Tears Blues
  4. Ode to an African Violet
  5. Concerto for Philodendron & Pothos
  6. Rhapsody in Green
  7. Swingin' Spathiphyllums
  8. You Don't Have to Walk a Begonia
  9. A Mellow Mood for Maidenhair
  10. Music to Soothe the Savage Snake Plant
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Added on: August 18, 2015