In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida

Iron Butterfly - In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida
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1968 Ratings: #52
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June 14, 1968 / Release Date
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AllMusic

The five tracks that share space with their magnum opus on In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida qualify as good artifacts, and the entire record still stands as the group's definitive album, especially since this is the only place the full-length title track is available.

Toasterqueen12
82
Vinyl Quest #5

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Album: In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida by Iron Butterfly
Information I could find: Iron Butterfly was a San Diego rock band operating from technically 1965-now, but the lineup of the band has changed so many times that it isn't the original "Iron Butterfly" now. Iron Butterfly made Proto-metal and psychedelia. This is also the first album I'm covering in this series with a hit song on ... read more
lucacdornelles
70
Some really cool guitar solos, bass riffs, and psychedelic sequences here. 'In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida' is the testament of Iron Butterfly's sound and influence, it is a faithful portrait of how psychedelia shaped the West Coast in the late 60s. However, I didn't enjoy it more due to the way it was made: it's too jam. A-side consists of 5 tracks, all kinda similar to each other, and B-side is one long (17min) piece, which is the most spontaneous moment of the record. The whole thing is very dense and ... read more
Dado
70
Too much ispired by Doors Jefferson and Cream works, by the way it worth a listen
CheapandLethal
70
Worth a listen
tha138
63
Probably "In the Garden of Eden", in the acid-rock dialect, is where you get after an hallucinating and exhausting trip.
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Added on: September 18, 2015