Chris White of the Zombies, far right.

“A Rose For Emily” is so gorgeous and so sad, bright and haunting all at once. A lot of their songs are that way. “Emily” is just a personal favorite but the Zombies seriously lay claim to so much high art material. We’d be remiss not to mention Odessey & Oracle, an immortal masterwork that’s rightfully considered one of the best things ever. Learn more about how it came together (more accurately, how it almost didn’t come together). Speaking with Chris White, bassist and one of the group’s key songwriters, was a HUGE honor. For Wax Poetics, READ IT HERE.


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