Fifty years ago, this stunning album was released. The fourth album of the classic Moody Blues lineup.
This was the year of the moon landing, which is an underlying theme of this album. If you were alive then, as I was, your great grandchildren could be listening to this album now.
In 1969, war, pollution and the population bomb threatened our future. Seems relevant today as well.
Ray Thomas, Mike Pinder, Graeme Edge, Justin Hayward, John Lodge
The Moody Blues were deep thinkers in their musical creativity. They could wrap lyrical observations around their cerebral soundscapes. This album was no exception. It shines as maybe the best of their works, and the most enjoyable to listen to in its entirety. Put it in the stereo and drift in the heavens with it.
There are those who might have written-off the Moodies as peace and love, long-haired hippies for the messages…