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Kula Shaker and the New Psychedelia

Sylvie Simmons, Rolling Stone, 1996

BRITPOP’s ‘60s revivalism has brought in its wake all manner of cosmic hoo-hah. Hallucinogens have taken over from cigarettes-and-alcohol as the switched-on Englishman’s millenium-blues-buster of choice. There’s even talk of a new Movement — the New Psychedelia. And the band with its finger most firmly on the spiritual pulse is Kula Shaker.

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