The Soft Machine* ‎– The Soft Machine

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Label:
Probe ‎– CPLP 4500, Probe ‎– CPLP-4500
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Album, Gatefold die-cut, uncensored
Country:
US
Released:
Dec 1968
Genre:
Jazz, Rock
Style:
Jazz-Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Prog Rock, Experimental

Tracklist

A1 Hope For Happiness
Written-By – B. 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 – B. 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

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Credits

Notes

1st issue Cover:
Front cover: Circular cut-out in sleeve, revealing rotating 'clockwork image' card insert- through which the band members can be viewed on a further inserted full-color backing sheet.

Inside:
Uncensored image of nude girl (A bikini was used to censor a US version of this album, cat suffix 'X'). Non-gatefold issues also exist.
"...Selections published by Amm Jay Music Inc. - BMI".

"Mfg. by Grand Award Record Co., Inc., a subsidiary of ABC Records Inc. 1330 Avenue of the Americas, New York, N.Y. 10019".

Track timings on labels differ to those on inside sleeve.

First cat.nr. on spine and cover, second on label.

On the spine the caption ''Command/Probe'' appears, on the label it's ''Command/ABC Records/Probe.''

On the labels the side indications are ''Side 1 and ''Side 2'' and the cat.nr. is suffixed with ''A'' and ''B''.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A-Side Runout, Etched [Variation 1]): CPLP-4500AS-2LW P17. A12629
  • Matrix / Runout (B-Side Runout, Etched [Variation 1]): CPLP-4500B-SB-255 A12629-X
  • Matrix / Runout (A-Side Runout, Etched [Variation 2]): CPLP- 4500 AS - 2LW P17 LW[sideways]
  • Matrix / Runout (B-Side Runout, Etched [Variation 2]): CPLP- 4500 B - SB - 255 LW[sideways]

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£100.00 + £14.50 shipping
(about $143.12 total)