Tim Buckley

Pleasant Street

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One of the standouts of Tim Buckley's excellent sophomore album, Goodbye and Hello, "Pleasant Street" is one of the songs from the dated mid-1967 period that still sounds fresh today. Utilizing a fabulous, descending melody, the song's melody is truly enrapturing. Lyrically, it's also one of the finest psychedelic "ballads" of the day and remains one of the best evocations of a paranoid/ecstatic LSD experience. An exquisite arrangement by Jerry Yester should also be noted here, and the involved, multi-layered production is one of the finest of the period.

Appears On

Year Artist/Album Label Time AllMusic Rating
Goodbye and Hello 1967 Elektra / Asylum 5:15
Tim Buckley/Goodbye and Hello 2001 Elektra / Warner Bros. 5:17
Morning Glory: The Tim Buckley Anthology 2001 Rhino 5:17
Lady, Give Me Your Key: The Unissued 1967 Solo Acoustic Sessions 2016 Future Days / LITA 5:06
Wings: The Complete Singles 1966-1974 2016 Omnivore 5:17
Complete Albums Box 2017 Elektra / Rhino 5:16