3. Slightly All the Time
4. Fletcher's Blemish
5. Neo Caliban Grides
7. Eamonn Andrews
8. All White
9. Kings and Queens
11. Pigling Bland VIRTUALLY is a live performance recorded in 1971 for Radio Bremen, Germany but not released until 1998.
Soft Machine: Robert Wyatt (vocals, drums); Elton Dean (alto saxophone, saxello, electric piano); Mike Ratledge (electric piano, organ); Hugh Hopper (bass);
Recorded on March 23, 1971 at the Gondel Filmkunsttheater, Bremen, Germany.
Includes liner notes by Peter Schulze.
Personnel: Robert Wyatt (vocals, drums); Elton Dean (saxello, alto saxophone, electric piano); Mike Ratledge (electric piano, organ).
Recording information: Gondel Filmkunsttheater, Bremen, Germany (03/23/1971).
This set was recorded for Germany radio broadcast at a concert in Bremen in 1971. The performance came a few months prior to Robert Wyatt's departure from Soft Machine. The lineup on VIRTUALLY includes bass player Hugh Hopper, keyboardist Mike Ratledge, and saxophonist Elton Dean, who had joined a year-and-a-half prior. At the time, the group's most recent release (FOURTH) was their first album not to feature vocals. This is how things were t ... read more