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1.71 | 7 ratings | 2 reviews | 17% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1986

Songs / Tracks Listing

Side One:
1. It's You and Me Baby
2. Faces of Woman :
- i Faces of Woman
- ii. Desire. War.
- iii. Children's Song

Side Two:
3. Lady's Song
4. Woman of Streams
5. I'm Sorry
6. Men Cry :
- i. Men Cry
- ii. Solutions
- iii. Magenta Part One

Line-up / Musicians

- Gilli Smyth / vocals
- Harry Williamson / synth, piano, drums, Fx, guitar (4), lead (6) & backing vocals

- Michael / tabla (1)
- Chris / tabla (1)
- Daevid Allen / guitar (2,6)
- Orlando Allen / vocals (2)
- Mathew Arnold / violin (2)
- Tony Novus / horns (3)
- Tom the Poet / voice (5,6), backing vocals
- Jordan / bass (6)
- Nimbin Silly Symphony / backing vocals

Releases information

Artwork: Phil Shepherd

LP Shanghai ‎- HAI 109 (1986, UK)

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MOTHER GONG Robot Woman 3 ratings distribution

(7 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(17%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(0%)
Good, but non-essential (0%)
Collectors/fans only (33%)
Poor. Only for completionists (50%)

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Review by BaldJean
2 stars The third album of Mother Gong's Robot Woman trilogy is definitely the weakest. It suffers most severely from the absence of a drummer. Drum machines simply are horrible. I don't take the feminist lyrics of the Robot Woman albums too seriously; I think they are a bit tongue in cheek. While the first 2 albums told an abstruse yet coherent story though, the last one absolutely lacks coherence; it seems as if the band just put some snippets together for the third part. The sound of the synths is too 80s for my taste too. There are some good ideas here, so I won't give one star only, but on the other hand I can't give more than two either. Thankfully Mother Gong recovered with their following albums; there is some really excellent stuff among them, especially the album Wild Child.

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1 stars Only marginally better than robot woman 2, the presence of David Allen on some cuts is a further sprat to catch mackerels. Musically a little more interesting but still far from essential. Always a better live band than in the studio, I would recommend the live Lp over this. Also not quite a ... (read more)

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