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Spooky Tooth: Spooky Two (Island)

uncredited writer, Melody Maker, 29 March 1969

HEAVY STONED rock music, typified by intense, dramatic riffs repeated ad infinitum, or at least until the engineer cuts off the electricity. That's the impression created by Spooky, and while comparisons are odious, they are also very useful and to anybody who does not know what to expect from them, one should think of smiling faces, Traffic and Big Pink, not to mention Heavy Jelly. The bag is a strange mixture of relaxation and intensity, exhaustion and recharging.

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