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Man from Gong : Best of (CD)
Spanning nearly 20 years of his rich recording legacy, this comprehensive compilation traces chronologically Allen's career from his early proto-psych recordings with The Soft Machine through to solo experimental material recorded in New York and Jamaica in the 1980s. The album's highlights include the fantastic Allen-penned, early Soft Machine song 'You Don't Remember', with Robert Wyatt on vocals; 'Banana Moon's mad cap 'Stoned Innocent Frankenstein'; the emblematic 'Tried So Hard', from the legendary Gong debut 'Camembert Electrique'; 'Now Is The Happiest Time Of Your Life's gentle 'Only Make Love If You Want To'; the terrific punk-psych energy of 'Floatin' Anarchy' and 'Too Old' and the far darker 'When' from the disturbing experimental album Dividedalineplaybax 80.
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Type: CD
Recorded: 2006
Release Date: 2006-03-27
Label: Snapper Music
Country: Euro
Item No: SNAP264CD
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Track List
01 You don't remember - daevid allen soft machine
02 Chainstore chant ; pretty miss titty - daevid allen gong
03 Stoned innocent frankenstein
04 Fred the fish
05 White neck blooze/codein coda
06 Tried so hard - daevid allen gong
07 Floatin' anarchy - daevid allen planet gong
08 Opium for the people - daevid allen planet gong
09 Why do we treat ourselves like we do!
10 Only make love if you want to
11 Poet for sale
12 It's a fine air for fliss
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