Sunday, 30 July 2017

94. The Byrds - Younger Than Yesterday

Release Date: 1967
Label: Columbia

Sometimes in history you get a band who are seemingly capable of evolving their sound without losing their appeal - think The Beatles or Radiohead. There have also been occasions where a band has tried to move away from the sound that made them successful and fallen off the cliff. In my opinion, The Byrds fall slightly into the latter category. They are brilliant when it comes to writing folk-rock tunes, but their attempts at psychedelia are not so promising.

Rating: 6/10
Favourite Track: So You Want To Be a Rock n Roll Star

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