Though it wasn’t the first album touted as being for plants, collectors have been on the lookout for copies of the early-1970s recording Plantasia for decades. Now its finally being officially rereleased by the Brooklyn-based Sacred Bones Records. “In recent years its desirability has only increased. Records and CDs have been bootlegged and the audio has been uploaded to YouTube without permission.” The bestselling 1970s book The Secret Life of Plants has been effectively debunked — but that hasn’t stopped Stevie Wonder, Solange and scores of ambient musicians from chasing its leafy muse.
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