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Sun City Girls: Torch of the Mystics [Digipak]

Track List

>Blue Mamba
>Tarmac 23
>Esoterica of Abyssynia
>Space Prophet Dogon
>Shining Path, The
>Flower, The
>Cafe' Batik
>Radar 1941
>Papa Legba
>Vinegar Stroke, The
>Burial in the Sky

Album Reviews:

Pitchfork (Website) - "TORCH OF THE MYSTICS finds a point at which chaos and order meet to become a third path-one that, in this thrilling and still-vital incarnation, only Sun City Girls could discover."

Album Notes

Originally released on Majora Records. Includes liner notes by Charles Gocher.

Personnel: Alan Bishop (vocals, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, maracas, percussion, bells); Charlie Gocher Jr (vocals, horns, drum set, maracas, shaker, steel drum, timbales, triangle, gong, anklung, idiophones); Rick Bishop (chant, guitar, electric guitar, lute, melodica, oboe, harpsichord, rainsticks).

Audio Remasterer: Mark Gergis.

Recording information: Cloaven Studios, Tempe Arizona (07/1988).

Widely considered the experimental Arizona trio's career high point, mixing guitar explorations and world influences.


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