Daevid Allen ‎– Divided Alien Playbax 80

Charly Records ‎– CR 30218
Vinyl, LP, Album

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 When 8:01
A2 Well 1:27
A3 Bell 1:02
A4 Boon 1:08
A5 Dab 1:43
A6 Gay 2:15
A7 Rude 1:47
A8 Disguise 1:06
B1 Pearls
Bass Saxophone – Mars Williamson
B2 Bodigas 0:57
B3 Froghello
Bass Saxophone – Mars Williamson
B4 Fastfather 5:06
B5 Smile 9:02

Companies, etc.



Recorded and produced at BO Studio, Willow, NYC.

On cover, name and title are written with no spaces : Daevidallen" and "Dividenalienplaybax80". But on spine and on vinyl labels, they are written separated "Daevid Allen" and "Divided Alien Playbax 80".
Includes inner sleeve with credits, photographs and a few lyrics

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): CR 30218 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): CR 30218 B
  • Rights Society: MCPS

Other Versions (4 of 4) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CR 30218, 3297 Daevid Allen Divided Alien Playbax 80(LP) Charly Records, Oxford CR 30218, 3297 Italy 1984 Sell This Version
VICP-70080 Daevid Allen Divided Alien Playbax 80(CD, Album, RE, Pap) Victor VICP-70080 Japan 2009 Sell This Version
14837 Daevid Allen Dividedalienplaybax80(CD, Album, RE) Spalax Music 14837 France 1995 Sell This Version
SNAP 237 CD Daevidallen* Dividedalienplaybax80(CD, Album, RE, RM) Charly Records SNAP 237 CD UK 2005 Sell This Version



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May 31, 2006
edited over 12 years ago
One of the best examples of looped (tape) "samples" (yeah, I know Eno was doing this in 'My Life in the Bush of Ghosts' with David Byrne) but the way he used 1 and 2 bar loops as a basis to play over was still revolutionary at the time. An overlooked founding father of modern dance music.