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The White Kites — Love Songs
(Deep Field Records no#, 2013, CD)

by Henry Schneider, Published 2014-07-05

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Before releasing their debut album, Missing, the White Kites released a short EP with two songs from the same recording sessions. Both are excellent Brit psych pop tunes. “Love Doctor” is more of a music hall tune with a harpsichord foundation that becomes very trippy with whispered vocals and all kinds of odd things happening in the background. And this song would not have been out of place on Gong’s early recordings. It is quite easy to imagine Gilli Symth singing along with Daevid Allen on guitar. The second song, “Evening Walk,” is another very cool and trippy psych tune with male and female vocals trading verses, with a fanciful mind blowing break in the middle. This EP is an excellent companion to Missing and I can only expect to hear more excellent music from The White Kites in the years to come.


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