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Namespaces Article Talk. The Decca label negotiated a record deal with No Flies on Us after they agreed to shorten their moniker to the Flies. In October , the band re-recorded a psychedelic pop -oriented cover of " I'm Not Your Stepping Stone", along with the new composition "Talk to Me" for the respective A-side and B-side of their debut single.
The record became a regional hit, peaking at number 11 on the Wonderful Radio London Fab 40 charts. The band became notorious for their sometimes outrageous stage acts, particularly their April appearance at the Hour Technicolor Dream psychedelic festival where the group arranged hundreds of bags of flour to explode and consequently cover the unsuspecting audience.
A follow-up single in mid included the heavy rocker "House of Love" and the pop standard "It Had to Be You", which, according to Allmusic website reviewer Lindsay Planer, "made the band sound more like Sopwith Camel or the New Vaudeville Band than the acid-laced garage rockers associated with their earlier sides".
Although the group was beginning to experiment in several unreleased demos with an ethereal organ -driven sound, the Flies disbanded by the end of the year. Although the Flies' material was not particularly unique to the English psychedelic scene, the band has continued to gain attention for their version of " I'm Not Your Stepping Stone"'s appearance on the compilation album Chocolate Soup for Diabetics, Volume 1 , which is one of the earliest collections of rare English psychedelic music.
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