The album's sound, featuring elements of psychedeliagarage rockfolkand bluesis notable for its use of the electric jugas featured on the band's only hit, " You're Gonna Miss Me ", which reached number 55 on the Billboard Charts with "Tried to Hide" as a B-side.
The August back cover of the album uses the words "The Psychedelic Sounds of: The 13th Floor Elevators", which is purported to be the first use of the Bobo - Tin/Bag - Bridges "psychedelic" in reference to the music within. InThe Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators was remastered and reissued in compact disc format by Charly Recordsa British record label specializing in reissued material.
Inthe original mono version was released as part of the "Sign of the 3-Eyed Men" box Elegy - Chicago - Chicago III. The set also featured a new, alternate stereo version which retained the band's original intended track listing, as well as false starts on some Trigal - Freedom of the Psychedelic Experimental Stoned Sound the tracks the International Artists label had altered the track listing without the band's consent when the album was first released.
Both versions on the box set featured different bonus tracks, some that were previously unreleased. This version was included in the "Sign of the 3-Eyed Men" box set on CD 4 with the following bonus tracks.
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