The Soft Machine* ‎– The Soft Machine

Label:
Command ‎– RSSD 964-2, Command ‎– RSSD-964/2
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2 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation
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The Soft Machine
A1 Hope For Happiness
Written-By – H. Hopper*, K. Ayers*, M. Ratledge*
4:20
A2 Joy Of A Toy
Written-By – K. Ayers*, M. Ratledge*
2:49
A3 Hope For Happiness (Reprise)
Written-By – H. Hopper*, K. Ayers*, M. Ratledge*
1:37
A4 Why Am I So Short?
Written-By – H. Hopper*, K. Ayers*, M. Ratledge*
1:38
A5 So Boot If At All
Written-By – K. Ayers*, M. Ratledge*, R. Wyatt*
7:22
A6 A Certain Kind
Written-By – H. Hopper*
4:10
B1 Save Yourself
Written-By – R. Wyatt*
2:25
B2 Priscilla
Written-By – K. Ayers*, M. Ratledge*, R. Wyatt*
1:05
B3 Lullabye Letter
Written-By – K. Ayers*
4:37
B4 We Did It Again
Written-By – K. Ayers*
3:46
B5 Plus Belle Qu'une Poubelle
Written-By – K. Ayers*
1:01
B6 Why Are We Sleeping?
Written-By – K. Ayers*, M. Ratledge*, R. Wyatt*
5:31
B7 Box 25/4 Lid
Written-By – H. Hopper*, M. Ratledge*
0:47
Volume Two
Rivmic Melodies
C1 Pataphysical Introduction - Part I
Written-By – R. Wyatt*
1:00
C2 A Concise British Alphabet - Part I
Arranged By – R. Wyatt*Written-By – H. Hopper*
0:10
C3 Hibou Anemone And Bear
Written-By – M. Ratledge*, R. Wyatt*
5:58
C4 A Concise British Alphabet - Part II
Arranged By – R. Wyatt*Written-By – H. Hopper*
0:12
C5 Hulloder
Arranged By – R. Wyatt*Written-By – H. Hopper*
0:52
C6 Dada Was Here
Arranged By – R. Wyatt*Written-By – H. Hopper*
3:25
C7 Thank You Pierrot Lunaire
Arranged By – R. Wyatt*Written-By – H. Hopper*
0:47
C8 Have You Ever Bean Green?
Arranged By – R. Wyatt*Written-By – H. Hopper*
1:23
C9 Pataphysical Introduction - Part II
Written-By – R. Wyatt*
0:50
C10 Out Of Tunes
Written-By – H. Hopper*, M. Ratledge*, R. Wyatt*
2:30
Esther's Nose Job
D1 As Long As He Lies Perfectly Still
Written-By – M. Ratledge*, R. Wyatt*
2:30
D2 Dedicated To You But You Weren't Listening
Written-By – H. Hopper*
2:30
D3 Fire Engine Passing With Bells Clanging
Written-By – M. Ratledge*
1:50
D4 Pig
Written-By – M. Ratledge*
2:08
D5 Orange Skin Food
Written-By – M. Ratledge*
1:52
D6 A Door Opens And Closes
Written-By – M. Ratledge*
1:09
D7 10.30 Returns To The Bedroom
Written-By – H. Hopper*, M. Ratledge*, R. Wyatt*
4:14

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Compilationof first two albums of the band.

Non-gatefold cover

℗ 1973, ABC Records, Inc. / ABC Records, Inc. © 1973, Los Angeles, California 90048, New York, New York, 10019, Printed in U.S.A.

Publishing:
Record 1 - All songs published by Emm Jay Music, Inc. (BMI)
C1, C3, C9 to D1, D3 to D7 - Sea-Lark Ent., Inc./Emm Jay Music, Inc. (BMI)
C2, C4 to C8, D2 - Miller Music, Inc. (ASCAP)

Catalog numbers:
RSSD 964-2 - Cover
RSSD-964/2 - Labels

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A): RSSD-964-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side B): RSSD-964-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side C): RSSD-964-C
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side D): RSSD-964-D
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched side A): RSSD 964A ① H 13 B 1 S1
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched side B): 1 RSSD-964B ① H B2 S
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched side C): 1 RSSD 964 C ② H A1 S
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched side D): RSSD 964 D ① H A2 S

Other Versions (5 of 23) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
ABCD 602 The Soft Machine* The Soft Machine Collection(LP, Album, RE + LP, Album, RE + Comp) ABC Records ABCD 602 UK 1973 Sell This Version
AN99-0414 Soft Machine Volume 1 & Volume 2(CD, Comp, RE, Unofficial) ArsNova AN99-0414 Russia 1999 Sell This Version
60 113, 60 113-0 Soft Machine 1 & 2 (Architects Of Space Time) ‎(2xLP, Comp, RE, Gat) ATCO Records, ATCO Records 60 113, 60 113-0 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
RSSD 964-2, RSSD-964/2 The Soft Machine* The Soft Machine(2xLP, Comp, Promo) Command, Command RSSD 964-2, RSSD-964/2 US 1973 Sell This Version
CDWIKD 920 The Soft Machine* Volumes One And Two(CD, Comp, RE) Big Beat Records CDWIKD 920 UK Unknown Sell This Version

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