13TH FLOOR ELEVATORS

7TH HEAVEN - MUSIC OF THE SPHERES
THE COMPLETE SINGLES COLLECTION

 

For the first time the genuine 45rpm mono mixes of the 13th Floor Elevators’ seven singles (A & B sides) for International Artists Records are compiled together to CD. To complete this brand new package are the four tracks from the ultra-rare French Riviera EP, three of which are unique stereo mixes.

Following on from the extraordinary success of the band’s recent 10CD box set which has uplifted their reputation and commercial appeal this set is the definitive single CD introduction to the very best of the Elevators.

The lavish package is a 5,000 copy limited edition rigid digibook with a new 16 page booklet printed on thick card including a detailed analysis by Paul Drummond of the extraordinary history of the band told through their singles.

Only very limited stocks are still available of this special edition.

The Singles Collection

Tracklisting:
You’re Gonna Miss Me
Tried To Hide
Reverberation
Fire Engine
(I’ve Got) Levitation
Before You Accuse Me
She Lives (In A Time Of Her Own)
Baby Blue
Slip Inside This House
Splash 1
May The Circle Remain Unbroken
I’m Gonna Love You Too
Livin’ On
Scarlet & Gold
Reverbaration (Sic) (Doubt)
You’re Gonna Miss Me
Fire Engine
Tried To Hide

"The importance here is to contemplate the message of sage wisdom within... the presence of The 13th Floor Elevators. Through a soundscape originating in South Texas, onward throughout the planets, here is a stunning outlay of the mysterious energy of The 13th Floor Elevators. Think about it."
Billy F Gibbons, ZZ Top

"Holy blues, the psychedelic bible."
Bobby Gillespie
, Primal Scream

"Slip Inside This House is such a great record. They kind of sounded like Buddy Holly on acid!"
Peter Buck
, REM

"In two hundred years time there will only be two 60s bands that count - The 13th Floor Elevators and The MC5."
Julian Cope

"A symbolic kicking open of those garage doors, the Elevators sniffed out the new-found freedom and ran with it."
Lenny Kaye, Nuggets

"Well - THE 13th Floor Elevators were THE band."
Paul Kantner, Jefferson Airplane

"Far-reaching, eloquent, fucked-up and beautiful - the greatest rocknroll in the world."
J Spaceman, Spiritualized

"Roky Erickson was special. He was an extraordinary musician and songwriter".
Chet Helms
, The Family Dog