The Troggs

Cellophane

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The Troggs' third British LP was never issued in the U.S., where most of the tracks were unavailable for more than 20 years. For that reason, it was one of the more sought-after collector's items of the late 1960s, but the record itself isn't that great. The group followed a more subdued, soft-rock folk-psychedelic path than they had on their earlier recordings, which wasn't necessarily a bad idea, as the hit single "Love Is All Around" (included here) proved. But the songs just weren't that good, and the band sounded kind of half-hearted. Eight of the twelve tracks do show up on the Archeology collection, and the remaining four are dull, meaning that there's no reason to fork out the big bucks an original copy commands unless you need everything the Troggs made.

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