STRAY - SUICIDE

STRAY - SUICIDE

LP (12"/10" Album)

Price: € 23.95

(VAT included)

Stock level: IN STOCK

Available for
immediate delivery

Read our FAQ before ordering.

 

Label: LONGHAIR

Release date: 05/03/2021

Barcode: 4035177002546

Catalog no.: LHC0000254

Item ID: 503244

This is the first official re-release on vinyl under licensed courtesy of BMG Rights Management, UK, remastered from an original master copy out of the vaults of BMG. The album was originally released in 1971 on Transatlantic Records. 'Suicide' was the band's second album and is another hard rocking, guitar driven effort with psychedelic influences. 'Son Of The Father' (5:46) begins the album as a slow martial lament, with a ghostly distant wind of very quiet drum washes and acoustic strumming, before kicking into a jubilant up-tempo fuzz riff verse/chorus part and going through numerous highly charged metal riff changes tempered by pathetic sounding strings on the mellotron. 'Nature's Way' (3:28) is a fuzzed heavy riff-rocker more reminiscent of the first Stray album, with balls the size of pumpkins and a complex middle section. 'Where Do Our Children Belong' (3:37) is one of the soft songs. It's all lazily paced acoustic guitar (or perhaps just quiet electric), nice harmonies, and totally appropriate bass and drums, actually a pretty nice track. 'Jericho' (4:53) remedies that, with a timely arrival of kind of dramatic, hard charged ever-changing riff sequences with urgent lyrics, sliding beyond belief into a tumbling dervish of chiselling guitar as the walls of Jericho "tumble to the ground!" from the sheer power of loud music. This one's a contender for the best song on the album, the other being 'Suicide'. It could have been a hit single because it's damn catchy and brilliantly constructed. 'Run Mister Run' (3:53) rides a hard, funky bass riff and almost southern rock guitar, complete with stomping drums and cowbell. It sounds very much like Mountain meets the James Gang? 'Dearest Eloise' (2:27) is a love song, soft all the way through, with strings and much flowery balladry and muzak all round. Pretty nice. 'Do You Miss Me' (6:26) runs at a jumpy pace, almost with a late '60s American jazzy psych/pop/soul feel until the song switches into some heavy downer riffing before picking up speed again and galloping into a fast and hard boogie jam. 'Suicide' (7:37) closes the album as its heaviest moment, weighty, (cock)rock-hard demon riffing sounding, a true highlight to finish this terrific album! The album comes with a 4-sided album-sized insert, including band story, photos and lyrics. It's remastered and brilliant sounding. A must for all psychedelic hard rock aficionados!

More STRAY...


STRAY - ALL IN YOUR MIND (4CD)

'TRANSATLANTIC YEARS 1970-1974' - Covering every track from the albums 'Stray', 'Suicide', 'Saturday Morning Pictures', 'Mudanzas' and 'Move It', this lavish FOUR-DISC SET also includes a 13-track CD which collects studio out-takes, demos and rare singles (including four ... read more »

€ 40.95

 

STRAY - LIVE IN JAPAN

British hard rockers Stray have been popular in the land of the rising sun ever since the early '70s. This CD contains exciting recordings from their sold out shows in Tokyo, in 2013.

€ 12.95

 

STRAY - SATURDAY MORNING PICTURE

STRAY - SATURDAY MORNING PICTURE

This is the first official re-release on vinyl under licensed courtesy of BMG Rights Management, UK, remastered from an original master copy out of the vaults of BMG. The album was originally released in 1972 on Transatlantic Records. 'Saturday Morning Pictures' was the ... read more »

€ 23.95

 

 

More on the LONGHAIR label...


BARDENS, PETER - THE ANSWER

BARDENS, PETER - THE ANSWER

This is the official re-release on vinyl under licensed courtesy of BMG Rights Management,UK, remastered from an original master copy out of the vaults of BMG. Originally released in 1970 on Transatlantic Records. Keyboard player Peter Bardens (19 June 1944 - 22 January ... read more »

€ 23.95

 

IMPROVED SOUND LIMITED - CATCH A SINGING BIRD ON THE ROAD

IMPROVED SOUND LIMITED - CATCH A SINGING BIRD ON THE ROAD

REPRESSED! The 2nd album from 1973 by this great German band. Very cool sound leaning towards 'west-coast' rock. Sophisticated compositions with intelligent lyrics, great mellotron on 'HUMPREY BOGART', and fine guitar work. This CD has 1 long bonus track called 'The Dark ... read more »

€ 17.95

 

BRETT, PAUL -SAGE- - PAUL BRETT SAGE

BRETT, PAUL -SAGE- - PAUL BRETT SAGE

This is the first official re-release of Paul Brett's Sage first album from 1970 on vinyl under licensed courtesy of BMG Rights Management, UK, remastered from an original master copy out of the vaults of BMG. This first album holds a special place with its solid production ... read more »

€ 23.95

 

CLIFFSIGHT - SOULFUL MAN

CLIFFSIGHT - SOULFUL MAN

Cliffsight, four guys from Hanau near Frankfurt, perform on their debut album a mixture of "old" and "young" progressive/psychedelic rock styles combined with heavy blues rock, slightly grunge influences and stoner rock. If you listen to the music, its ... read more »

€ 12.95

 

HABOOB - HABOOB

HABOOB - HABOOB

First official CD-release of mysterious one-off project, co-led by 3 US expatriots living in Munich, Germany: Keyboardist Jimmy Jackson, drummer George Green and Guitarist William Powell. Major point of interest for most progressive and psychedelic rockfans is Haboobs very ... read more »

€ 13.95

 

APOCALYPSE (GERMANY)/DIE ANDEREN - KANNIBAL KOMIX

APOCALYPSE (GERMANY)/DIE ANDEREN - KANNIBAL KOMIX

Reissue of the 1968 debut by one of Germany's finest pop/psychedelic bands. Catchy songs with intelligent arrangements played by well educated musicians displying their abilities to the fullest. Every song could have been a huge hit, also due to the very convincing harmony ... read more »

€ 17.95

 

 


Shiny Beast - shinybeast.nl

Clear Spot International BV
Hermelijnkoog 21
1822CA Alkmaar
The Netherlands

T. + 31 (0)72 567 9990
F. + 31 (0)84 229 8862

E. info@shinybeast.nl
W. www.shinybeast.nl

Deze website gebruikt cookies. Meer info. / This website uses cookies. More info.