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LIVE 1970

The Soft Machine

Canterbury Scene

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2.48 | 22 ratings | 2 reviews | 9% 5 stars

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Live, released in 1998

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Facelift (excerpt) (5:04)
2. Moon In June (excerpt) (5:59)
3. Out-Bloody-Rageous (8:46)
4. Facelift (11:55)
5. Fire Engine Passing With Bells Clanging (1:31)
6. Pig (1:26)
7. Orange Skin Food (1:43)
8. A Door Opens And Closes (1:12)
9. 10:30 Returns To The Bedroom (1:04)
10. Pigling Bland (2:08)
11. 10:30 Returns To The Bedroom (reprise) (6:34)

Total Time: 47:22

Line-up / Musicians

On tracks 1 & 2
- Robert Wyatt / drums
- Mike Ratledge / keyboards
- Hugh Hopper / bass
- Lyn Dobson / saxes
On tracks 3 - 11
- Robert Wyatt / drums
- Mike Ratledge / keyboards
- Hugh Hopper / bass
- Elton Dean / saxes

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THE SOFT MACHINE Live 1970 ratings distribution

(22 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(9%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(18%)
Good, but non-essential (36%)
Collectors/fans only (23%)
Poor. Only for completionists (14%)

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2 stars I have always had a strong soft spot (no pun intended) for Soft Machine. Their unique playing style mixed with their use of my Avant Garde and more awkward structure gives them a feel like no other. Listening to all of their discography was a treat to go through, learning how their sound evolved ... (read more)

Report this review (#2690429) | Posted by Dapper~Blueberries | Monday, February 7, 2022 | Review Permanlink

2 stars There has been a lot of excellent live albums releases after Soft Machine was disbanded in the beginning of the 1980s. This is not one of them. This live album starts with a painfully bad bootleg quality extracts of Facelift and Moon In June with the Wyatt/Hopper/Dobson/Ratledge setup. M ... (read more)

Report this review (#261109) | Posted by toroddfuglesteg | Saturday, January 16, 2010 | Review Permanlink

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