Messing with your head owing to superior production abilities, these guys pushed the envelope beyond the 13th Floor Elevator entry point and into the prism of madness. There’s a nastiness present – you need it. It underlies their catchy embrace and all the while pushes you towards self-reflection. See Emily Play is a prime example, alongside the mantra of mirrors that is Matilda Mother. 27 tracks that’ll reward fans of Pond, Tame, King Gizzard… you get the idea; these guys did it first.
Cre/ation: Pink Floyd, The Early Years 1967 – 1972 is out now via Sony