“This is one of those albums where every song is great. I can listen to it over and over – and I do. I discovered the title track on YouTube, in a video from 1969 where a troupe of hippie dancing girls are doing some wild moves to match the 7/8 groove of the song.
“On top of that, Georgie is wearing some kind of striped Moroccan bathrobe, in bare feet, twirling a mysterious object in the air and, of course, singing and dancing along.
“It’s a great video, and it inspired me to hunt down the complete album. It’s really one of the best records of 1969, with all kinds of different styles and instruments mixed together, and Georgie Fame inventing Austin Powers in front of your eyes. Did I mention the tunes? The style caught my attention, but the music really held it.”