Fat Mattress ‎– Fat Mattress

Polydor ‎– 583 056
Vinyl, LP, Album



The cover opens into a 4-panel poster.

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
SD 33-309 Fat Mattress Fat Mattress(LP, Album, PR) ATCO Records SD 33-309 US 1969 Sell This Version
NEX CD 196 Fat Mattress Fat Mattress(CD, Album, RE, RM) Sequel Records NEX CD 196 UK 1992 Sell This Version
184 305 Fat Mattress Fat Mattress(LP, Album) Polydor 184 305 Germany 1969 Sell This Version
RAD7006 Fat Mattress Fat Mattress(LP, Album, RE) Radiation Reissues RAD7006 Italy 2016 Sell This Version
X 5309, X5309 Fat Mattress Fat Mattress(Cass, Album, Sna) ATCO Records, ATCO Records X 5309, X5309 US 1969 Sell This Version



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January 25, 2017
Formed by guitarist/vocalist Noel Redding while he was still playing bass in a little group called The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Fat Mattress released their debut in late 1969 on Polydor. Though Noel's more famous group was known for its hard edged psychedelic rock, Fat Mattress instead opted for the breezier side of things, with a distinct West Coast folk-rock bent. Drawing comparisons to Love, The Buffalo Springfield, and The Byrds, Fat Mattress is harmony heavy and tuneful psychedelia. Though it was well received by critics at the time, sales were slow and Redding soon left the group. In the intervening years though, Fat Mattress' fantastic debut has come to be known as a lost classic of psychedelic rock and this high quality gatefold 180 gram LP reissue is a welcome relief from high priced originals. Essential for both fans of Jimi Hendrix and psychedelic folk-rock.