Including their sought after mod-psych singles for Deram ('Grounded,' '14 Hour Technicolour Dream,' 'Flowerman'...) plus a treasure trove of rare '60s recordings, including a five-minute rehearsal excerpt of stage favourite 'The Gangster Opera,' an earlier recording of 'Flowerman,' a pre-Deram acetate of the unissued-at-the-time 'Merry-Go-Round,' two tracks by pre-Syn band The Selfs and more. Also including are a couple of 1974 bonus tracks from post-Syn project Narsquijack. Led by singer Steve Nardelli, The Syn formed in 1966 initially as a mod/Tamla band. They soon embraced psychedelia and flower-power with some legendary theatrical shows during their Marquee Club residency. After a string of singles for the Deram label, the band slowly evolved into legendary prog band Yes. Hard cardboard sleeve with artwork by Sara Gossett. Remastered sound. Insert with detailed liner notes by David Wells with an introduction by Phil Collins (a huge fan during their Marquee days), plus rare photos/memorabilia. "This vinyl package concentrates on the original Syn, determined to make their mark as the Tamla/mod scene melted into the balmy, barmy days of flower power."
Limited to 201 copies on marbled vinyl.