Thursday, December 20, 2007

The Dolly Rocker Movement - Electric Sunshine

Debut album from the Aussie kings of psychedelia, The Dolly Rocker Movement released in 2006. Incorporating psych, folk, country and a whole host of influences including Velvet Underground, The Scientists, The Stems, The Byrds, The Doors, and a little Died Pretty . The Dolly Rockers have made THE ESSENTIAL album of 2006. They'll be talking about this one for years to come. A stone cold classic. Describe in one word? GENIUS!!!


Hank said...

Hey, sounds like this one might be really interesting, what with the influences you mentioned. It's going to be fun to hear some recent Australian music too!
Oh yeah, you asked where I was from and what I do, well I live in Stockholm, Sweden, and I work as a freelance art director. I was born in '61, so I guess we're about the same age?
As I think I mentioned, this time of year it's cold and dark up here, but no snow as yet - quite different from where you are! (just a bit jealous...)
By the way, I see you're looking for Straitjacket Fits' Life In One Chord - is that the EP or just the song? Don't have the EP, but if it's that song you're after, it's on the "Hail" album. I can upload it for you if you want, just give me the word.
Cheers for now,

Hank said...

You know, while listening to the Dolly Rocker album (which is great! Really really good! It has a lot of the feel that some 80's Aus bands had - I'm reminded of Died Pretty, The Moffs... Thanks for turning me on to this!) I looked up some Straitjacket Fits discographies online, and it appears that the version of the Hail album I have is ripped from the reissue CD, which has the Life In One Chord EP added. I don't know the titles of all of the EP songs, but they should be in there.
So here it is:

I found it some time ago on some other blog, but I can't for the life of me remember which one.

bruce said...

thank you hank..middle of winter here 30 in the shade... stay tuned I've got some music to keep you warm

cheers b

Anonymous said...

This is an awesome album, thanks so much for uploading it. Got to go and find out more about this band.

See they've just released they're 3rd album in March 09.

cheers Chook