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Please note, these last few copies have slightly creases to the sleeve. Sold as seen, no returns.
Absurd, anarchic and potently Psychedelic, Camembert Electrique was Gong's debut album from 1971. This 2015 edition has been remastered from the original BYG master tape.
Formed in 1969 by Daevid Allen, one of the founder members of Soft Machine, Gong established itself as one of the most unique, innovative and experimental rock groups of the 1970s.
Camembert Electrique, the first Gong album, was originally released in France on BYG Actuel (a Charly label) in 1971, and subsequently licensed to a young Richard Branson for his fledgling Virgin label in the UK in 1974.
This iconic and influential album still sounds remarkably fresh in the 21st century. Weirdness and wisdom of the 'highest' order!
The album has been remastered from the recently discovered original BYG master tape and sounds incredible. The booklet, with all-new sleeve notes by long-term Gong fan Mark Paytress (Mojo), comes complete with rare photos and memorabilia.
The album's original track listing, correct song titles and timings have been fully restored for the first time since 1974. The 180g LP is packaged in a lavish replica of the original gatefold sleeve, complete with all inserts.
'This is a classic! Camembert Electrique remains undated after almost 30 years.' David Ross Smith (AMG)
1. Radio Gnome (0:27)
2. You Can't Kill Me (6:16)
3. I've Bin Stone Before: Mister Long Shanks: O Mother (4:51)
4. I Am Your Fantasy (3:39)
5. Dynamite: I Am Your Animal (4:30)
6. Wet Cheese Delerium (0:28)
1. Squeezing Sponges Over Policemen's Heads (0:10)
2. Fohat Digs Holes In Space (6:18)
3. Tried So Hard (4:35)
4. Tropical Fish: Selene (7:32)
5. Gnome The Second (0:26)