One rarely runs across a band dumb enough to wear its influences on its collective sleeve. I, for one, miss the sweet corruption of youth. The Mancunians in Kula Shaker mingle the anthemic tendencies of Britpop well, post-Britpop actually with the trappings of Hindu mysticism and instrumentation, and sometimes the approach works.
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Initial recording sessions for the album were produced by John Leckie but the band soon decided to bring in producers George Drakoulias and Rick Rubin instead. Like its predecessor, K , the album continues the band's hybrid of s-style psychedelic rock , groovy indie pop , and Indian instrumentation , albeit with a more progressive rock slant than on previous releases. The album was partly recorded at the Astoria recording studio , a houseboat-studio owned by Pink Floyd guitarist, David Gilmour. During production, the album was given the working title of Strangefolk , as lead vocalist Crispian Mills revealed during a BBC Radio 2 interview on 10 September However, the rejected album title was later reused for the band's comeback album, Strangefolk. The full version was eventually released on the anniversary edition of the album as a bonus track. The album was released on 8 March and reached 9 in the UK Albums Chart , during a chart stay of 10 weeks.