The Effervescent Elephants are one of the best bands
in the scene of the Italian neo-sixties 80s, surely one
of the few that can boast of the term "psychedelic".
The name comes from the title of a piece of Syd Barrett
("Effervescing Elephant", which is in its second disc)
and is indicative of the programmatic intent of the group
whose sounds are based on the most inspired
psychedelia and American English.
Originally from Alice Castello, near Vercelli, some
members of the group, including the leader
Lodovico Ellena, had a solid background of plays
psychedelic music and progressive and have had
musical experiences in the 70s.
Elephants debut in 1986 with the EP "Radio Muezzin"
and come to the release of their first album
"Something To Say" in 1987 for the Electric Eye
Claudio Sorge, record and well known journalist,
who then wrote music for Rockerilla.
Once that season died out, the interest of the public
and critics, however, shifted to the new fashion of
the moment (specifically the nascent movement
"grunge") and, on the neo-60, fell silent.
The Effervescent Elephants were in any case the
privilege of a reissue on CD by the courageous
label Mellow Sanremo in 1997 that reprinted the