Robert Wyatt ‎– Rock Bottom / Comicopera

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Domino ‎– DOMDBL06CD, DominoDoubles ‎– DOMDBL06CD
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Rock Bottom
1-1 Sea Song
Bass Guitar – Richard SinclairVoice, Keyboards, Drum [James'] – Robert Wyatt
6:31
1-2 A Last Straw
Bass Guitar – Hugh HopperDrums – Laurie AllanVoice, Keyboards, Guitar, Performer [Delfina's Wineglass] – Robert Wyatt
5:46
1-3 Little Red Riding Hood Hit The Road
Bass Guitar – Richard SinclairTrumpet – Mongezi FezaVoice – Ivor CutlerVoice, Keyboards, Drum [James'], Performer [Delfina's Tray And A Small Battery] – Robert Wyatt
7:40
1-4 Alifib
Bass Guitar – Hugh HopperVoice, Keyboards, Drum [James'] – Robert Wyatt
6:55
1-5 Alife
Bass Clarinet – Gary WindoBass Guitar – Hugh HopperVoice – Alfreda BengeVoice, Keyboards – Robert Wyatt
6:31
1-6 Little Red Robin Hood Hit The Road
Bass Guitar – Richard SinclairDrums – Laurie AllanGuitar – Mike OldfieldViola – Fred FrithVoice, Concertina [Baritone] – Ivor CutlerVoice, Keyboards – Robert Wyatt
6:08
Comicopera
Act One - Lost In Noise
2-1 Stay Tuned
Double Bass [Bass Violin] – Yaron StaviKeyboards, Effects – Brian EnoTrombone – Annie WhiteheadVoice, Clarinet – Seaming ToVoice, Piano, Percussion, Trumpet – Robert WyattWritten-By – Anja Garbarek
3:49
2-2 Just As You Are
Double Bass [Bass Violin] – Yaron StaviGuitar – Paul WellerVoice – Monica VasconcelosVoice, Piano, Percussion – Robert Wyatt
4:21
2-3 You You
Bass Guitar – Jamie JohnsonSaxophone, Clarinet – Gilad AtzmonTrombone – Annie WhiteheadVoice, Keyboards, Cornet – Robert Wyatt
4:22
2-4 A.W.O.L.
Double Bass [Bass Violin] – Yaron StaviHorn [Baritone] – Annie WhiteheadPiano – David SinclairVoice, Percussion [Old Metronome], Trumpet – Robert Wyatt
2:56
2-5 Anachronist
Double Bass [Bass Violin] – Yaron StaviSaxophone – Gilad AtzmonTrombone – Annie WhiteheadVoice, Keyboards, Cornet, Percussion – Robert Wyatt
3:28
Act Two - The Here And The Now
2-6 A Beautiful Peace
Double Bass [Bass Violin] – Yaron StaviGuitar – Phil ManzaneraVoice, Guitar – Robert WyattWritten-By – Eno*
2:27
2-7 Be Serious
Double Bass [Bass Violin] – Yaron StaviGuitar – Paul WellerVoice, Percussion – Robert Wyatt
2:56
2-8 On The Town Square
Guitar – Del BartleKeyboards, Cornet, Percussion – Robert WyattSteel Drums [Steelpan] – Orphy RobinsonTenor Saxophone – Gilad Atzmon
5:26
2-9 Mob Rule
Double Bass [Bass Violin] – Yaron StaviVoice, Keyboards – Robert Wyatt
2:16
2-10 A Beautiful War
Voice, Piano, Percussion, Voice [Karenotron (i.e. Voice Of Karen Mantler)] – Robert WyattWritten-By – Eno*
2:40
2-11 Out Of The Blue
Voice, Keyboards, Voice [Enotron (i.e. Voice Of Brian Eno] – Robert Wyatt
3:41
Act Three - Away With The Fairies
2-12 Del Mondo
Double Bass [Bass Violin] – Yaron StaviVoice, Keyboards – Robert WyattWritten-By – Magnelli*, Maroccolo*, Canali*, Ferretti*, Zamboni*
3:29
2-13 Cancion De Julieta
Double Bass [Bass Violin] – Chucho MerchanEngineer – Charles ReesVoice, Keyboards, Trumpet [Pocket], Percussion – Robert WyattWritten-By – Garcia Lorca*
7:32
2-14 Pastafari
Effects [Electrical Interference] – Jamie Johnson, Robert WyattVibraphone – Orphy RobinsonWritten-By – Orphy Robinson
4:37
2-15 Fragment
Keyboards, Percussion – Robert WyattVoice – Monica Vasconcelos
1:38
2-16 Hasta Siempre Comandante
Bass Guitar – Alessandro FedrigoDrums – Gianni BertonciniEngineer [Instruments] – Piero BolzanEngineer [Vocals] – Charles ReesPercussion – Paolo VidaichPiano, Keyboards – Alfonso SantimoneSaxophone – Maurizio CarmardiVoice [Monicatron, Karenotron (i.e. Voices Of Monica Vasconcelos And Karen Mantler)] – Robert WyattWritten-By – Carlos Puebla
4:37

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Credits

  • Artwork [Art, Comicopera], Design [Comicopera]Alfie Benge*
  • EngineerJamie Johnson (tracks: 2-1 to 2-12, 2-14 to 2-16)
  • Engineer [Assistant At Cbs Studios]Toby Bird (tracks: 1-1 to 1-6)
  • Engineer [At Cbs Studios]Dick Palmer* (tracks: 1-1 to 1-6)
  • Engineer [At The Manor]Steve Cox (tracks: 1-1 to 1-6)
  • Engineer [With Help From]Mark McCarthy (tracks: 2-1 to 2-12, 2-14 to 2-16)
  • Illustration [Illustrations, Rock Bottom]Alfreda Benge
  • Mixed ByJamie Johnson
  • Music By [Drones And Songs]Robert Wyatt (tracks: 1-1 to 1-6)
  • Photography By [Inlay Photo, Rock Bottom]Pennie Smith
  • ProducerNick Mason (tracks: 1-1 to 1-6), Robert Wyatt (tracks: 2-1 to 2-16)
  • Typography [Rock Bottom], Layout [Rock Bottom]Phil Smee
  • Written-ByBenge* (tracks: 2-2 to 2-4, 2-11, 2-15), Eno* (tracks: 2-6, 2-10), Wyatt* (tracks: 2-2 to 2-11, 2-13, 2-15)

Notes

"Rock Bottom" engineered at the Manor and on Delfina's farm with the Manor Mobile and at CBS Studios, London
℗ 1974 © 2008 Domino Recording Co. Ltd.
Made in the E.U.

"Comicopera" recorded at home in Louth and Phil Manzanera's Gallery Studio, except "Hasta Siempre Comandante", instruments recorded at Movin' Studio, Padua
℗ & © 2007 Domino Recording Co. Ltd.
Made in the E.U.

Both albums packaged in Digipak, housed in a plastic slipcase
Also available separately: Rock Bottom and Comicopera

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (on sticker): 5 034202 204039
  • Barcode (Rock Bottom): 5 034202 204022
  • Barcode (Comicopera): 5 034202 020226
  • Matrix / Runout (Rock Bottom CD matrix): SOUND PERFORMANCE 020 8691 2121 REWIGCD40
  • Matrix / Runout (Comicopera CD matrix): SOUND PERFORMANCE 020 8691 2121 WIGCD202
  • Rights Society: BIEM/MCPS
  • Label Code: LC 10192
  • Other (Catalog# on Rock Bottom): REWIGCD40
  • Other (Catalog# on Comicopera): WIGCD202

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