Mother Earth's Plantasia

Mort Garson - Mother Earth's Plantasia
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Based on 3 reviews
1976 Ratings: #26 / 83
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Based on 150 ratings
1976 Ratings: #14
Liked by 5 people
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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.

This is a pretty neat novelty album that is really good background noise! The good kind though. I feel like this album would help your brain grow, just like the plants it was intended for.

Color: Orange
Thank you internet for rediscovering this odd but beautiful piece of music.

Plantasia sounds somewhere between an ambient album and the soundtrack for Jim Henson film. Garson creates these textured electronic songs that sound dense but undoubtedly pleasant. While I don't know if plants will love it, I do think it is interesting that the album produces ambient 'subjects.' We tend to think of ourselves of engaging with music actively, but Plantasia complicates that by linking your listening ... read more
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Added on: August 18, 2015