- ESSENTIAL SUNSHINE POP CLASSIC PRODUCED BY AL DE LORY
- FROM THE ORIGINAL MASTER TAPES! FIRST TIME ON CD!
In 1967, THE SUGAR SHOPPE began in Toronto as a studio project. Lead Shoppe-keeper Peter Mann teamed up with vocalist Laurie Hood and Lee Harris and London, Ontario vocalist—and future Titanic star Victor Garber. After having some success in Canada, the quartet set their sights on America and signed to Capitol Records the following year.
Produced by Wrecking Crew session musician/Glen Campbell producer Al De Lory The Sugar Shoppe features a bright and breezy L.A. soft pop sound, with a hint of psychedelia akin to The Mamas & The Papas and The 5th Dimension. Arranged by lounge legend/electronic music pioneer Mort Garson, the writer of Ruby &the Romantics’ “Our Day Will Come.”
Also included here are mono single mixes of four songs from the album. Mastered by Alan Brownstein FROM THE ORIGINAL MASTER TAPES!
The full-colour booklet includes rare photos and extensive liner notes featuring the participation of original band members!
Produced for reissue by Steve Stanley.