Album review

The Zombies - Singles As & Bs

Confined to the middle years of the 1960s, The Zombies' career wasn't particularly distinguished with hit records, with only "She's Not There" and "Time Of The Season" standing out as singles chart successes (although they also had a US hit with "Tell Her No").

Making what some consider a masterpiece in their second album, Odessey And Oracle, they broke up in 1968, disillusioned with the music business.

This two-disc set collects everything they released in single form, and the results are interesting if not especially arresting.

Rating: 2 / 10


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