Agitation Free ‎– معليش = Malesch

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Vertigo ‎– 6360 607
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A1 You Play For Us Today
Bongos – Uli Pop
6:08
A2 Sahara City 7:42
A3 Ala Tul 4:50
B1 Pulse 4:43
B2 Khan El Khalili 5:30
B3 Malesch 8:10
B4 Rücksturz 2:09

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Recorded at Audio-Tonstudio, Berlin.

Released on a swirl Vertigo label in a fold-out cover.

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  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, stamped): 10 AA 6360607 1Y 320
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, stamped): 10 AA 6360607 2Y 320
  • Price Code (Boxed): D
  • Rights Society: GEMA

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
BELLE 101722 Agitation Free معليش = Malesch(CD, Album, Enh, RE, RM, Pap) Belle Antique BELLE 101722 Japan 2010 Sell This Version
REV 098 Agitation Free معليش = Malesch(CD, Album, Enh, RE, Dig) Revisited Rec. REV 098 Germany 2008 Sell This Version
6360 607 Agitation Free معليش = Malesch(LP, Album, RE) Vertigo 6360 607 Germany 1975 Sell This Version
14250, CD 14250 Agitation Free معليش = Malesch(CD, Album) Spalax, Spalax 14250, CD 14250 France 1992 Sell This Version
14250, CD 14250 Agitation Free معليش = Malesch(CD, Album, RE) Spalax, Spalax 14250, CD 14250 France Unknown Sell This Version

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shiftyshippam

shiftyshippam

June 21, 2015
The HiD reissue does sound really good. Agree with Reinder though, they should have left the sleeve design as it was, it looks nasty.
marcelrecords

marcelrecords

August 26, 2007
edited over 4 years ago
A formation from Berlin, that mixes eastern themes and harmonies with improvised krautrock. This works reasonably well on the opening track, but dives really deep on ''Sahara City'', a lesson in silent music that evokes endless vistas of open space through pale organ sounds and strange rhythm instruments. ''Ala Tul'' is again organ-fusion, a bit like J.S.Bach in the desert. Another fine track is ''Pulse'', that boasts an Arabian string part that sounds pretty authentic and through a dissonant improvisation discharges into ''Khan El Khalili'', a track that develops very slowly, but suddenly gels in the middle. The title track sounds like common kraut but the closing ''Rücksturz'' is excellent driving rock with competing organ and electric guitar. Fine album, but nothing for rock purists, though.