is the first album by Incense and Peppermints psychedelic rock band Strawberry Alarm Clock. Released in late 1967, the album reached No. 11 on the album charts Billboard 200 and included the band's No. 1 [2 ] hit Billboard Hot 100 " [3 ] Incense and Peppermints". In addition to the six official members of the band, the album also featured the flute playing of Steve Bartek, who co-wrote four songs on the album with bass player George Bunnell. [2 ]
The tracks "The World's on Fire", "Rainy Day Mushroom Pillow" and "Incense and Peppermints" were all featured in the motion picture
, along with a new song, "Pretty Song from Psych-Out", which later appeared on the band's second album, Psych-Out . Wake Up...It's Tomorrow
compilation album of the same name (albeit spelled with an ampersand) was released by MCA in 1990. To date, the album has been released on CD only in Japan and (more recently) on Sundazed Records.
Track listing [ edit ]
"The World's on Fire"
"Birds in My Tree" (George Bunnell,
Steve Bartek) "Lose to Live"
"Strawberries Mean Love" (Bunnell, Bartek)
"Rainy Day Mushroom Pillow" (Bunnell, Bartek)
"Paxton's Back Street Carnival" (Bunnell, Bartek)
"Hummin' Happy" (Bunnell, Seol)
"Pass Time with the SAC"
Incense and Peppermints" ( John S. Carter, Tim Gilbert) "Unwind with the Clock"
Japanese CD bonus track [ edit ]
"The Birdman of Alkatrash"
Personnel [ edit ]
Mark Weitz - Organ, piano, harpsichord, vocals Randy Seol -
Drums, bongos, vibraphone, vocals
Ed King - lead guitar, vocals Lee Freeman -
rhythm guitar, bass, harmonica, drums, vocals, woodwind George Bunnell - Bass, vocals
Gary Lovetro - Bass, vocals
Steve Bartek - Flute Greg Munford - lead vocals on "Incense and Peppermints" (uncredited)
References [ edit ]
^ Allmusic review
^ a b http://www.edking.net
^ Whitburn, Joel. (2008). Top Pop Singles 1955-2006. Record Research Inc. p. 814. ISBN 0-89820-172-1.