I’ve only just recently heard of the album Odessy and Oracle By The Zombies due to the fantastic BBC Radio 4 Show Mastertapes. However it contains tracks easily recognisable to me, picked up through osmosis from pop culture. A mark of music clearly defining it’s time and place.
Time of the Season is one such track and a perfect example of 60s pop psychedelia, The bass line on the verses are reminiscent of Ben E. King’s Stand by me but twisted like a drug endued fear. This darkness drifts away with the introduction of the rhythmic guitars and harmony’s as we get to the chorus. Then for good measure a few Organ solos give us a true feeling of a 60′s jam synonymous with that psychedelic sound.
It’s truly some good stuff: