For anyone who has read the ‘John Carter, Warlord of Mars’ novels, this will be obvious. If you haven’t read them, go read them right now.
RETURNING TO MARS from UNDER THE MYSTIC
Don’t ever call someone dim unless you know everything you have going on. Allie Bee from England supplied the background vocals on this.
BRIGHT from UNDER THE MYSTIC
If you didn’t know the title of this song, the lyrics would be confusing
WEREWOLF COUNTRY from UNDER THE MYSTIC
This is why I stopped being a private detective.
THE DETECTIVE’S DILEMMA from UNDER THE MYSTIC
Gary Peare in Berkely, California gave me the idea for this song. It just seemed to write itself.
THE BALLAD OF BLANCHE BARROW from UNDER THE MYSTIC
I wrote this song after reading one one of Dashiell Hammet’s ‘Continental Op’ stories.
ROOM WITH NO VIEW from UNDER THE MYSTIC
This song is one that I actually covered on another album. I suppose you could call it a ‘cautionary tale’.
RIGHT BACK IN HELL from UNDER THE MYSTIC