“We were recording for the next record and things were falling apart bit by bit. Then, shortly after Steve Marriott (guitar/vocals), Ronnie Lane (bass/vocals) and Ian McLagan (keyboards/vocals) moved into a shared Westminster apartment, a new drug entered their orbit that expanded their artistic remit almost beyond all recognition: LSD. “Ogdens’ tobacco very kindly sent over all these scrapbooks with original labels pasted in,” remembers Mac, “We browsed through them and as soon as Steve saw this rectangular label for Ogdens’ Nut Brown Flake he went: ‘There it is: Nut Gone Flake, perfect.’ Someone copied and adjusted it into a round tin by hand and my pals from art school – Nick Tweddell and Pete Brown – painted the wonderful psychedelic collages inside with all the butterflies.”. Le disque, album concept, Il a atteint la première place des charts au Royaume-Uni en Juin de cette année. (Classic Rock) 03 November 2020, The Small Faces were at the forefront of British psychedelia in the late 60s with their career-peaking album Ogdens’ Nut Gone Flake, and all it took was one trip. A Quick One was the light: Pete [Townshend’s] little rock opera convinced us that it could be done, so we did one of our own and Pete loved it.”. Découvrez plus de 56 millions de titres, créez et écoutez vos propres playlists et partagez vos titres préférés avec vos amis. Visit our corporate site. Apart from being a great blues and soul singer, he was a natural music-hall entertainer and that side was always bursting out of him. Ogdens’ Nut Gone Flake topped the UK charts for six weeks in the summer of ’68, with Lazy Sunday stalled at No.2 in the singles charts behind Louis Armstrong’s Wonderful World. For me personally it was that one big night we had in Westmoreland Terrace where I spent five hours or so drawing self portraits on the carpet and having the most wonderful trip. Rod and Woody’s sense of humour is just as mad and rooted in vaudeville as ours. Ian Fortnam “I like the fact that people have listened to us and taken something from us,” says Mac, “I’ve heard some of Blur’s stuff and really like it, and I like Oasis, but our biggest champion is Paul Weller. “Ogdens’… was pretty good, it was adventurous, but we could have done a lot better.” Mac concludes, “Acid did change my life temporarily, but as far as the music went, acid was the worst thing that could have happened; because everyone was trying to recreate a trip, which is like trying to catch a cloud.". Ogdens' Nut Gone Flake est le troisième album studio des Small Faces, sorti en mai 1968 chez Immediate Records.Il s'agit en partie d'un album-concept, dont la seconde face est une sorte de conte de fée musical dans la mouvance des premiers opéras rock comme Tommy des Who ou S.F. 6. Anyway, this Ogden's Nut-Gone Flake album was no exception in the Small Faces repertoire. So what, other than the very liberal usage of a cocktail of psychoactive substances, was driving this period of unprecedented creativity? The artwork seems consistently to show Ogdens', and Google searches yield far more in that form than the other, including an article from a well-respected newspaper (www.guardian.co.uk). Check out Ogdens' Nut Gone Flake by Small Faces on Amazon Music. Achetez 'Ogdens' Nut Gone Flake par Small Faces' sur la plateforme de musique 7digital France - Un catalogue de plus de 30 millions de titres haute qualité. There’s no escaping the fact that Ogdens’ Nut Gone Flake defines a uniquely Small Faces brand of psychedelia. It seemed like they’d forgotten the groove, the soul. © But first there was the small matter of an Australian package tour (alongside The Who and Paul Jones) to take care of. Bath The police arrested us as soon as we arrived in New Zealand, but we ended up having a great time. According to McLagan, not the influence of the then blossoming American West Coast psych scene, that’s for sure. He was already floating in the direction of the folkie he eventually proved to be.”. As soon as we landed in Australia we had a press conference, so we’re all lined up in front of the television cameras and the first guy goes: ‘Steve Marriott, Ronnie Lane, Kenney Jones, Ian McLagan… you’re the drug addict right?’”, Controversy continued to plague the tour to its conclusion. It was like the mod thing: mod was two years, max. “And almost immediately started experimenting, using Chinese instruments and all sorts of sounds, to try and recreate a trip.”. Our biggest champions back then were probably Rod Stewart and Ronnie Wood. Making a feature of one’s cockney accent simply wasn’t done in ’68. Louder is part of Future plc, an international media group and leading digital publisher. Let us know what you think of the Last.fm website. (That one being Airconditioning by Curved Air. theUnforgettablesTv. Écoutez Ogden's Nut Gone Flake par Small Faces - Ogdens' Nut Gone Flake. It was all about being high. Ogdens’ Nut Gone Flake 50th anniversary 3LP vinyl (with limited signed print) The 50th anniversary set is also available as a 3CD+DVD large format book (earbook) package. I know (ex-Small Faces drummer) Kenney (Jones) is keen to animate Ogdens’…, but it needs to be developed and it would be great if someone could write some more songs. •Λmniarix• 12:05, 23 … 'Ogdens’ Nut Gone Flake', recorded in late 1967 and early 1968, and released in the summer of that year, is by far and away the Small Faces’ best-known and most successful album. 3:15 PREVIEW Lazy Sunday. We were wrong to have written about a speed dealer. Steve had his 21st birthday party; Keith [Moon] wrecked his room; it was business as usual.”. Javascript is required to view shouts on this page. 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