The Dream - Get Dreamy album review
Jazz-flecked Norwegian psychedelia from 1967 revisited.
It’s all too easy these days. You make a record on your laptop, bung it on a website, and potentially the whole world can be exposed to your genius at the click of a mouse. Fifty years ago, though, the information superhighway was a forbidding, uncharted wilderness, and Scandinavian rock rarely ventured beyond its own chilly shores. So young Norwegian guitar virtuoso Terje Rypdal had his work cut out getting his band The Dream’s debut album noticed by the wider rock world.