Mother Gong ‎– Robot Woman

Butt ‎– BUTT 003
Vinyl, LP, Album

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A1a Disco At The End Of The World
Lyrics By – Gilli*, Harry*Music By – Harry*
A1b Woman's Place
Lyrics By – Gilli*, Harry*Music By – Harry*
A2 Robot Woman
Lyrics By – Gilli*, Harry*Music By – Harry*
A3 Machine Song
Bass – Mike HowlettDrums – Steve BroughtonFlute, Saxophone, Other [Gas Board Generator] – Nick Turner*Guitar – Steve Hillier*Lyrics By – Gilli*, Harry*Music By – Harry*
A4 The Sea
Drum [Paper Drum] – Dave SawyerLyrics By – Gilli*Music By – Didier*, Harry*
A5 Searching The Airwaves
Lyrics By – Gilli*, Harry*Music By – Harry*Synthesizer [Grand Finale] – Mo Vicarage
B1 Billi Bunker's Blues
Music By, Lyrics By – Harry*
B2 Military Procession
Lyrics By – Gilli*Music By – Didier*
B3 Customs Man - Rapist
Lyrics By – Gilli*, Harry*Music By – Harry*, Hugh Hopper
B4 Fire
Lyrics By – Gilli*Music By – Mother Gong
B5 Red Alert
Lyrics By – Harry*Music By – Harry*, Mo VicarageVocals – Big Al*
B6 Stars
Lyrics By – Gilli*Music By – Mother Gong
B7 Australia
Backing Vocals – John Newsham (2)Music By, Lyrics By – Harry*

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Recorded at Oxes Cross, North Devon, England, Summer 1981; except The Sea, Military Procession, Fire, which were recorded live at the 1981 Glastonbury Festival.

Inner sleeve with advertising for the other releases of the Butt label.
Poster with artwork and lyrics included.

(C) 1981 Butt Records Ltd.

Original first release, with labels showing butts on side 1 and tracklist of both sides on side 2. Different to the repress which has labels of side 1 and 2 identical (both showing tracklist)

Note : the basic track of "Machine Song" is taken from "Digital Love", from The Radio Actors' single Nuclear Waste.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (side A, etched): BUTT-003-A ƱTOPIA LYN-10715-IUT
  • Matrix / Runout (side B, etched): BUTT-003-B1 LYN-10716-IUT

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March 6, 2018
a kind of feminist comic space-opera, this album manages to be both extremely silly and actually quite powerful at the same time. the first half is also chock-full of brilliant, very groovy disco/funk pastiche.