The Pretty Things – S. F. Sorrow. Label: Repertoire Records – REP 4930. Format: CD, Album, Reissue, Remastered, Digipak. Tracks 1 to 13 : album " S. Sorrow " originally released in 1968. Tracks 14 & 15 : single A & B recorded in mono and originally released in 1967. Tracks 16 & 17 : single A & B recorded in mono and originally released in 1968.
The Pretty Things . Sorrow was one of the most extraordinary British albums of the late 1960s, and one utterly beset by disaster. Rich Harper: I had both of the Swansong albums Silk Torpedo and Savage Eye before I heard of . Sorrow, and I couldn’t get on with it. If it was truly a classic album, the band would have been much bigger than they were.
Band Name The Pretty Things. Released date December 1968. Labels Columbia Records Rare Earth Records. Music StylePsychedelic Rock. Members owning this album4. 2. Bracelets of Fingers. 3. She Says Good Morning. 9. I See You. 10. Well of Destiny.
Pretty Things in Wuppertal, Germany, November 11, 1967. The album opener, . Sorrow Is Born, introduces the character of . Sorrow and sets the tone for what’s to come musically, with mellotron, trumpets and eastern scales. Phil May: I’d written this short story called Cutting Up Sergeant Time, which was all based loosely about somebody in the First World War, in trenches.
LP - Madfish, Snapper. The album, for those unfamiliar, tells the story of ". Sorrow," a sort of British Everyman - think of a working-class, luckless equivalent to the Kinks' Arthur, from cradle to grave. The tale and the songs are a bit downbeat and no amount of scrutiny can disguise the fact that the rock opera . Sorrow is ultimately a bit of a confusing effort - these boys were musicians, not authors or dramatists. Although it may have helped inspire Tommy, it is, simply, not nearly as good. That said, it was first and has quite a few nifty ideas and production touches.