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Ozric Tentacles

Ozric Tentacles
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England
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Ozric Tentacles (also known as The Ozrics) are an instrumental band from Somerset, England, UK, whose music can loosely be described as psychedelic rock. Formed in 1984, the band have released well over 20 albums as of 2005, and become a cottage industry selling around a million albums worldwide despite never having major label backing.
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http://www.ozrics.com
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Releases on file (19)
Various Artists — Space Rock: An Interstellar Traveler's Guide Various Artists — Space Rock: An Interstellar Traveler's Guide
(Purple Pyramid CLO0355CD, 2016, 6CD)
Ozric Tentacles — Techicians of the Sacred Ozric Tentacles — Techicians of the Sacred
(Snapper Music SMACD1015, 2015, 2CD)
Ozric Tentacles — Sunrise Festival Ozric Tentacles — Sunrise Festival
(Snapper Music SMACD953, 2008, CD+DVD)
Ozric Tentacles — The Floor's Too Far Away Ozric Tentacles — The Floor's Too Far Away
(Magna Carta MA-9085-2, 2006, CD)
Ozric Tentacles — Spirals in Hyperspace Ozric Tentacles — Spirals in Hyperspace
(Magna Carta MA-9067-2, 2004, CD)
Ozric Tentacles — Live at the Pongmaster's Ball Ozric Tentacles — Live at the Pongmaster's Ball
(Snapper Music SMADVD007, 2002, DVD)
Ozric Tentacles — Pyramidion Ozric Tentacles — Pyramidion
(Snapper Music SMMCD638, 2002, CD)
Ozric Tentacles — The Hidden Step Ozric Tentacles — The Hidden Step
(Snapper Music SDPCD153, 2000/2004, CD)
Ozric Tentacles — Swirly Termination Ozric Tentacles — Swirly Termination
(Snapper Music SDPCD139, 2000/2003, CD)
Ozric Tentacles — Waterfall Cities Ozric Tentacles — Waterfall Cities
(Snapper Music SDPCD154, 1999/2003, CD)
Ozric Tentacles — Spice Doubt Streaming - A Gig in the Ether Ozric Tentacles — Spice Doubt Streaming - A Gig in the Ether
(Snapper Music SDPCD119, 1998/2002, CD)
Ozric Tentacles — Curious Corn Ozric Tentacles — Curious Corn
(Snapper Music SDPCD151, 1997/2004, CD)
Ozric Tentacles — Become the Other Ozric Tentacles — Become the Other
(Dove CD 8, 1995, CD)
Ozric Tentacles — Arborescence Ozric Tentacles — Arborescence
(IRS 72438 29486 29, 1994, CD)
Various Artists — Space Daze Various Artists — Space Daze
(Cleopatra CLEO 79162, 1994, CD)
Ozric Tentacles — Jurassic Shift Ozric Tentacles — Jurassic Shift
(DOVE CD6, 1993, CD)
Ozric Tentacles — Erpland Ozric Tentacles — Erpland
(Snapper Music SMMCD554, 1990/1998, CD)
Ozric Tentacles — Pungent Effulgent Ozric Tentacles — Pungent Effulgent
(Snapper Music SDPCD129, 1989/2003, CD)
Ozric Tentacles — Vitamin Enhanced Ozric Tentacles — Vitamin Enhanced
(DOVE BOX 1, 1989/1994, 6CD)

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