"...extra-ordinary songs"
"The sound of this record is powerful, generous and warm like never before. And the songs sound like classics of the best eras in the history of Pop and Rock." [Read More...]
Superb!
"This is Medwaypsychedelicgaragesound with organ of the very best - the best backward progress one can imagine. Superb!" [Read More...]
"...an effervescent, day-glo delight"
Tear Your Minds Wide Open! is an effervescent, day-glo delight, 12 tracks of galloping tunesmithery that barely pauses for breath as it barrels along with windmilling guitars and thumping drums that recall dear old Keith Moon at his most propulsive. [Read More...]
"Did the bands hear a lot of The Who during the recording ?!"
Did the bands hear a lot of The Who during the recording ?! [Read More...]
"...the songs are where it’s really at...these are classy tunes, rendered superbly. "
"But before you go go all retro and reach for your Creation box set, give “Tear Your Minds Wide Open” a considered listen; not many current acts sound this fresh while mining such a well-prospected shaft. It’s all in the songs and the unassuming production. No volume wars or polishing of turds here. It's uncomplicated and assured. " [Read More...]
"...not a single dud in the bunch"
There are great retro gems all over this album, fans of similar “Rainbow Quartz” styled bands like The Above or The Grip Weeds will love this. Highly Recommended. [Read More...]
"a raw and raucous beast of an album"
"despite the occasional reference points they are really difficult to categorize and there's no doubting the band are very much an exciting and contemporary sounding outfit. The Galileo 7 are challenging our preconceptions and stretching the boundaries far beyond the garage with their inventive Psych Pop nuggets."
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"...a total blast and essential listening for any fan of 1960s Psych, Beat and Garage Rock"
2With a mix of great taste and cool influences from some fantastic bands, The Galileo 7 have taken the best of mid 60s British Psych Pop and put their own stamp on it, it’s a cracking little record." [Read More...]
"...extraordinarily good beat sounds."
"What this latest release proves is that the Galileo 7 are hot: one of the most buzzing, happening propositions on the British mod-pop garage scene." [Read More...]
"enough energy to suggest the band have found a stash of Purple hearts somewhere"
"it's all good and will blow away those blues and bring some joy back into your life, result." [Read More...]
"...their strongest offering to date..."
"the group might now be at a pivotal juncture in its lifespan, where ongoing musical development and a growing taste for inventively infectious material are at some kind of peak." [Read More...]
"..both sides are aflame with energy."
"The Galileo7 were already tasty but their brand of ... pop has kicked up a notch." [Read More...]
"pretty darn tasty!"
"Power-pop melodies and harmonies backed up with drumming set to the rarely heard Keith Moon energy level." [Read More...]
"freakbeat and psychedelic pop of the best and most memorable kind"
"so here is simply dreamlike material! Two songs that simply listening and Do it again endlessly." [Read More...]
"two new blistering garage-psych-pop songs"
"“Cruel Bird” is scorching neo-psych with a groovy guitar and organ break. While “Nowhere People” sounds like the band on steroids with all of them banging away delivering a wall of sound from the drums, organ, guitars, and bass." [Read More...]
"a record that exudes joy to play, share, and electricity!"
"This great band still has the sacred fire, and a big talent of composition!" [Read More...]
"The old favourites... are given a right kick up the bracket!"
"...a snap-shot not just of the sort of songs you can expect when you see The Galileo 7 play live now but more importantly the energy in which they are being played." [Read More...]
"Take it!"
"melodic vocals, great organ and very good sound" [Read More...]
"..manage to both exhibit their influences... and innovate on ...those influences..."
False Memory Lane is the work of a band enjoying the freedom & time that not being a household name confers on them. They deserve as much success as the next guy sure but they're not losing sleep over the fact that it's not yet caught up with them. [Read More...]
"The new line-up is now really hitting its stride.."
The new line-up is now really hitting its stride and switching Mole from bass to drums was a stroke of genius as he is worth the entrance price alone with his flamboyant drumming style, which draws murmurs of appreciation from people around me. [Read More...]
highly polished yet full-throttle
If you're going to do moddy-psychy-freakbeatin-fruggin'-oh-nice-bellbottoms pop in 2015, it outghta sound like this [Read More...]
Hooky guitar lines...superb organ playing...equally inventive vocal melodies and harmonies.
It's easy to see why Allan Crockford's previous band The Prisoners were such an influence on The Charlatans and The Stone Roses. Fans of those bands frustrated at the lack of new material should do themselves a favour and get behind a band that actually release records. [Read More...]
Timeless freakbeat psych-pop
The song has an urgent feel in its hyperactive engine room with peerless mono production that gives the bottom end extra punch. [Read More...]
a riot of explosive drumming, stacked harmonies and fuzz guitar/organ interplay
...wouldn't shame 'Black Sea' era XTC... [Read More...]
"..a storming head-on rush..."
It really captures the live energy of the new look band in the grooves of the vinyl and is sure to become a favourite at future gigs. [Read More...]