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Sky Saxon & The Seeds: The Cluny, Newcastle

Rahul Shrivastava, bbc.co.uk, October 2005

IF YOU'VE EVER seen the early Jack Nicholson film Psych Out (1968), you'll remember the acid trip scene in the graveyard, where a funeral procession turns into a manic romp through the fields. There's a band that randomly appears in the foreground, playing their instruments with cheesy smiles and colourful jackets, but with ferocious aplomb and a snarling growl.

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