Soft Machine Original Album Classics (Third / Fourth / Fifth / Six / Seven) (5-CD)

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Format:  CD  (5 Discs)
item number:  ZIO 99954
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CD Details

  • Number of Discs: 5
  • Released: October 25, 2010
  • Originally Released: 2010
  • Label: Sony Music Uk

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • 1.Facelift
  • 2.Slightly All the Time
  • 3.Moon in June
  • 4.Out-Bloody-Rageous

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • 1.Teeth
  • 2.Kings and Queens
  • 3.Fletcher's Blemish
  • 4.Virtually, Pt. 1
  • 5.Virtually, Pt. 2
  • 6.Virtually, Pt. 3
  • 7.Virtually, Pt. 4

Tracks on Disc 3:

  • 1.All White
  • 2.Drop
  • 3.M C
  • 4.As If
  • 5.L B O
  • 6.Pigling Bland
  • 7.Bone
  • 8.All White [Take Two] - (take)

Tracks on Disc 4:

  • 1.Fanfare - (live)
  • 2.All White - (live)
  • 3.Between - (live)
  • 4.Riff - (live)
  • 5.37<< - (live)
  • 6.Gesolreut - (live)
  • 7.E.P.V. - (live)
  • 8.Lefty - (live)
  • 9.Stumble - (live)
  • 10.5 From 13 - (live)
  • 11.Riff II - (live)
  • 12.The Soft Weed Factor
  • 13.Stanley Stamps Gibbon Album (for B.O)
  • 14.Chloe and the Pirates
  • 15.1983

Tracks on Disc 5:

  • 1.Nettle Bed
  • 2.Carol Ann
  • 3.Day's Eye
  • 4.Bone Fire
  • 5.Tarabos
  • 6.D.I.S.
  • 7.Snodland
  • 8.Penny Hitch
  • 9.Block
  • 10.Down the Road
  • 11.The German Lesson
  • 12.The French Lesson

Product Description:

The Soft Machine includes: Kevin Ayres (guitar); Mike Ratledge (organ); Robert Wyatt (drums); Daevid Allen.
Includes liner notes by Arnold Shaw.
The 1968 debut by Canterbury's legendary Soft Machine introduced a spirited new breed of progressive pop musicians, one that was as influenced by free jazzers and folk purists as it was by the Beatles. Where many British prog musicians were po-faced wankers, the Softs brought a pervasive new sense of adventure and fun to the arena.
Drummer Robert Wyatt, bassist/guitarist Kevin Ayers, and multi-instrumentalist wizard Mike Ratledge were bound by few constraints in terms of their interests and influences. However, like many debut efforts by progressive bands, VOLUME ONE occasionally seems a bit tentative in spots, with the band's more experimental explorations somewhat hampered by conventional song structures. The glorious exception is Ayers' classic "Why Are We Sleeping?," possibly the first English prog classic. VOLUME ONE sounds positively fascinating, especially in light of the Soft Machine's later work.

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  • UPC: 886977814426
  • Shipping Weight: 0.33/lbs (approx)
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