Keven McAlester, director of the Roky Erickson documentary You're Gonna Miss Meclaims at the end of his liner notes for this soundtrack that what many critics told him all along is, Adam Jay - West Nihilism fact, correct: the music speaks for itself.
This soundtrack of all original material by Erickson in his various guises -- as lead singer of the 13th Floor Elevators and as a solo artist -- is terrific. While the film has gotten raves for portraying Ericksona longtime sufferer of mental illness, as a human being who has a new lease on life due to the intervention of his brother, the music that accompanies it ranges from the best of the best to the truly otherworldly.
There are other compilations that are more complete, but few of them offer such a dramatic and direct focus as this one assembled by Lisa Nishimura-Seese. Had Erickson played "For You I'd Do Anything " for Phil Spector or Jack Nitzschethey may have thrown him out of their respective offices and called him crazy consider the sources but would have perhaps conspired to steal its melody and arrangement.
Aggressive Tim Erickson - When Im Gone Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip.
Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Caress Me Down - Sublime - Gold. Streams Videos All Posts. Track Tim Erickson - When Im Gone. You're Gonna Miss Me. Roky Erickson. Fire Engine. Starry Eyes. Bloody Hammer. For You I'd Do Anything. Mine, Mine, Mind. Unforced Peace.
You Don't Love Me Yet. The Wind and More. It's a Cold Night for Alligators. Goodbye Sweet Dreams. Roky Erickson feat: The 13th Floor Elevators.
Starry Eyes Roky Erickson. Bloody Hammer Roky Erickson. Mine, Mine, Mind Roky Erickson. Unforced Peace Roky Erickson. The Wind and More Roky Erickson. Goodbye Sweet Dreams Roky Erickson.