At one point in the movie Repo Man, the main character opens a can of food labeled "Food." The Chicago band Food was rather like an equivalent to that can of food in the world of late-'60s psychedelia: an album that had a lot of the common ingredients found in psychedelic rock, but wasn't especially tasty or distinguishable from a lot of other offerings on the racks. Their sole album, Forever Is a Dream, came out on Capitol in 1969, and tended toward the softer and more orchestrated side of psychedelia. At various times, it went into punchy soul-tinged horn rock, lush ballads, and folkiness, often with the kind of distorted instrumental and vocal textures common to the era.
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