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  • 1. Urizen
  • 2. Holy Thursday
  • 3. The Smile
  • 4. A Dream
  • 5. Song Of Innocence
  • 6. Merlin's Prophecy
  • 7. The Mental Traveler

50 year anniversary reissue of the second, incredible album by visionary producer, David Axelrod! 'Song Of Innocence' fuses elements of rock, classical, funk and psyche into one thoroughly cosmic, alchemical body of work. Essential.

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