All Clues Lead to Megan’s Bed – The Green Pajamas

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about

Original released December 9, 1998 by Camera Obscura, Australia.

**** “The Green Pajamas take a well-worn sound, Beatlesque pop, and magically breathe life into it, making it their own for an hour of literate, articulate, and impeccably crafted songs.” – Jim Powers, All Music Guide

From the Camera Obscura website, 1998: “Following on from their 1997 “return from the wilderness” album “Strung Behind the Sun”, the Green Pajamas return with arguably their strongest album to date in “All Clues Lead to Meagan’s Bed”. If it wasn’t already self-evident from earlier releases, there should be no doubt after this one that Jeff Kelly is the finest practitioner of the mid-period Beatles influenced psychedelic pop song around today. 12 of the 15 songs on “All Clues Lead to Meagan’s Bed” are his, characterised by heart-stopping melodies, swirling harmonies, and sinewy guitar lines.

“Mere replication of the codes of the psychedelic era is not the point here, though. Kelly has a poet’s soul, and the songs are a potent medium for lyrical expression. There is no innocence here, the concerns are as often dark and ambiguous as they are elevated and joyous. On the flip side of delirious, celebratory treats like “The Secret of Her Smile” and “Queen of Sunshine” you’ll find  more

credits

released December 17, 2015

Produced by Jeff Kelly and Joe Ross
Mastered by Chris Hanzsek at Hanzsek Audio, Seattle, August 1998
Cover painting by Susanne Kelly
Layout assistance by Bonnie Hammond/Blue Nine
Cover conceived by Jeff and Joe

All songs written by Jeff Kelly (© St. Brigid Publishing / BMI) except “Egyptian Snowflake” and “Happy Again” by Eric Lichter (© E. Lichter / BMI) and “Pastel Summer” by Joe Ross (© J. Ross / BMI)

The Green Pajamas would especially like to thank these people who gave service to this project: Tony Dale, Chris Hanzsek, Bonnie Hammond, Yoko Thompson, Donna Sandstrum and Blair Williamson.
Thank you to our families, friends and superfans throughout the world, whose support is greatly appreciated: Phil, Jud, Tom, Del, Neal, Laura, Zonks, 4-A, Hans, The Terrascope, Chunklet, Minus Zero, Aquarius, Bedazzled, Get Hip , Seattle Peace Concerts and many others.

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