Even though it was the only Album by 13th Floor Elevators to have entered the Billboard Charts (on Number 122, which is not that great either) it became the Band's most difficult Album to find, getting the status of a Collector's Item. It was finally re-issued in 1993, thus ending the Obscurity that surrounded it. Before the Recording of Easter Everywhere, Ronnie Leatherman and John Ike Walton left the Band (they played in two tracks), tired of Tommy Hall's almost religious view of LSD and that everyone should take it to enable the entrance in a Higher subconscious state of mind. Hall had already filled the Sleeve Notes of their Debut with Acid Propaganda, which was extremely important for the Band's success as they became quite famous for their approach to Psychedelics, and the part of the Band which was not very much into it, eventually got tired. The Debut sold 40,000 copies and the follow-up, which both the Band and the Label were hoping to surpass by several thousands, sold some disappointing 10,000 Records, marking the beginning of the downfall of their Fame.
Best Tracks - "Slip Inside This House", "Slide Machine", "She Lives (In A Time Of Her Own)", "Baby Blue", "Dust" and "Levitation". They have became one of the most influential Psychedelic Bands of their period, even if outside of Texas they might have been overlooked during their Era. I believe their Debut had stronger songs, although this one is fairly more melodic than its preceder. The Cover is just awful, so try not to judge its interior on it.
13th Floor Elevators:
- Roky Erickson – Vocals, Rhythm-Guitar, Harmonica.
- Tommy Hall – Electric Jug.
- Stacy Sutherland – Lead-Guitar.
- Dan Galindo – Bass.
- Danny Thomas – Drums.
- John Ike Walton – Drums.
- Ronnie Leatherman - Bass.
- Clementine Hall - Back-Vocals.
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