Soft Machine Third
Only 4 copies left
|SUPER SAVINGS:||$5.97 Limited Time Only|
|You Save:||$2.01 (25% Off)|
Available: Usually ships in 1-3 business days
- Released: March 1, 2008
- Originally Released: 2008
- Label: Sbme Special Mkts.
Rolling Stone - 1/7/71, p.48"..This album is a godsend...they are fantastic...If you could imagine Traffic with classical training, having absorbed the concept of modal thinking as developed by the likes of John Coltrane.."
Uncut - p.1024 stars out of 5 -- "There's a great demonstration of what Wyatt brought to the group. With him, they were an odder fish, straddling jazz, prog and pop."
Mojo (Publisher) - p.1114 stars out of 5 -- "From jazz-rock cacophony to a mood song of almost unbearable tenderness, THIRD is the big daddy of post-psych Britain."
Mojo (Publisher) - 3/01, p.55"...Marked their full transformation from pop-psych Pink Floyd understudies to po-faced purveyors of complex jazz-rock epics....Daringly ambitious, catching the progressive inclinations of a new decade..."
- 2.Slightly All The Time
- 3.Moon In June
Personnel: Robert Wyatt (vocals, drums); Rab Spall (violin); Jimmy Hastings (flute, bass clarinet); Lyn Dobson (flute, soprano saxphone); Elton Dean (alto saxophone, saxello); Nick Evans (trombone); Mike Ratledge (piano, organ); Hugh Hopper (bass).
When Kevin Ayers left the band, Soft Machine moved into deep jazz/rock - so deep that they rarely rocked. The mercurial Robert Wyatt became occasional vocalist, although they were now effectively an instrumental unit of great originality. Third is generally regarded as their peak recording, a wandering foray using Elton Dean's soprano saxophone and Mike Ratledge's keyboards as the foundation to their sound. 'Moon In June' features Wyatt's frail, high-pitched voice, and is still talked about by cultists for the fact that he rarely sang the same words from one performance to another. Difficult music, but well worth the effort, especially after a vat of wine.
Music Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:
Based on 51 ratings.
Based on 51 ratings.
Be the first Music Lover to write an online review of this product!
- Sales Rank: 14,937
- UPC: 886972393421
- Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
- International Shipping: 1 item
Question Mark & The Mysterians (New Stereo Recordings) (CD)
$11.03 Super Savings
The Best of the 1910 Fruitgum Company: Simon Says (CD)
? and The Mysterians The Best of ? And The Mysterians (Cameo Parkway) (CD) ~
$11.65 Super Savings
10 Years The Autumn Effect (CD) ~
$8.84 Super Savings
10cc The Very Best of 10cc [Import] (CD) ~
$15.66 Super Savings
The 12th Man The Very Best of Richie (CD) ~
$31.64 Super Savings
1910 Fruitgum Co. Best of the 1910 Fruitgum Company [Repertoire] (CD) ~
$13.58 Super Savings