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Platter Chatter: New Albums from Jefferson Airplane, The Byrds, The Doors et al

uncredited writer, Hit Parader, July 1967

SURREALISTIC PILLOW will make anyone with good musical taste a Jefferson Airplane admirer. A beautiful blend of vocal and instrumental harmonies flows through everything this groovy San Francisco group does, from '3/5 Of A Mile In 10 Seconds', 'Somebody To Love' and 'She Has Funny Cars', which rock ferociously, to 'Comin' Back To Me' and 'Today' with their lovely, poetic, haunting feeling. 'White Rabbit' is a hip Alice-In-Wonderland trip with touches of Ravel's Bolero, 'Plastic Fantastic Lover' is a great modern, blues song about the one-eyed monster and 'Embryonic Journey' is a folk-flavored instrumental. On 'My Best Friend', 'D.C.B.A.-25', 'How Do You Feel' and every song in the album, it's evident that the Jefferson Airplane is talented, hard-working, well-rehearsed and they enjoy making music together. You'll enjoy listening to it. (RCA VICTOR LSP -3766)

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