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Bio Excerpt from All Music:
The Fifth Dimension's unique sound lay somewhere between smooth, elegant soul and straightforward, adult-oriented pop, often with a distinct flower-power vibe. Although they appealed more to mainstream listeners than to a hip, hardcore R&B audience, they had a definite ear for contemporary trends; their selection of material helped kickstart the notable songwriting careers of Jimmy Webb and Laura Nyro, and their biggest hit was a medley from the hippie musical Hair, "Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In." The group's soaring, seamless harmonies were given appropriately sweeping, orchestrated period production by Bones Howe, which often placed their records closer to California-style sunshine pop. That's actually part of the reason why the best singles from the Fifth Dimension's heyday of the late '60s and early '70s still evoke their era with uncanny precision. ...
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All Music Album Review:
Until Rhino issued its anthology, this was the best hits package for the 5th Dimension, a group that in its peak was among the best at doing lighthearted pop with a soulful foundation. Certainly, they weren't a hardcore R&B or earthy singing group, but they did put some punch into songs that were really kind of silly otherwise, like "Wedding Bell Blues."
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01. (Last Night) I Didn't Get To Sleep At All
02. Stoned Soul Picnic
03. One Less Bell To Answer
04. Medley, Aquarius , Let The Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures)
05. Wedding Bell Blues
06. Save The Country
07. Love's Lines, Angles And Rhymes
08. Puppet Man
09. Up, Up And Away
10. Never My Love
11. Together Let's Find Love
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