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Kula Shaker

Kula Shaker
Formed: 1995 in North London, London, England
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Group Members: Alonza Bevan, Crispian Mills, Jay Darlington, Paul Winter-Hart
Biography: By reviving the swirling, guitar-heavy sounds of late-'60s psychedelia and infusing it with George Harrison's Indian mysticism and spirituality, Kula Shaker became one of the most popular British bands of the immediate post-Brit-pop era. More musically adept and experimental than Cast, Kula Shaker nevertheless ...Read full biography
Released: 1996
Label: Columbia
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By the mid-'90s, most bands had abandoned the sounds and sensibilities of late-'60s psychedelia, which is what makes Kula Shaker's debut album, K, such a weird, bracing listen. The band doesn't simply ...Read full review
Peasants, Pigs & Astronauts
Released: 1999
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Fame was not kind to Kula Shaker, largely because Crispian Mills could not keep his mouth shut. Speaking like the child of privilege he is, Mills alienated a fair segment of the British pop audience and ...Read full review