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Omega: Kérgeskezű favágok (Callous-handed Woodcutters) (Qualiton, 1969, 10000 Lepes)

Psych is one of those rabbit holes that I’ve deliberately avoided jumping down because I’m scared at how far I’d fall. It’s albums like these – one of the big hits for this popular Budapest band – that keep beckoning me to the precipice. The album’s best-known track is “Gyöngyhajú lány (Girl With Pearly Hair)” (just ask ‘Ye) and while I get the appeal of its rousing, anthematic vibe, I’m even more about a song dedicated to callous-handed woodcutters. Swing swing swing, chop chop chop.

365 Days of Soul, #141