Price: £17.99
Format: vinyl
Artist: Soft Machine
CatNo: CPLP4500
The Soft Machine's debut from 1968 was the only album to feature Kevin Ayers alongside Robert Wyatt and Mike Ratledge.
 
Dada inspired Psychedelia collides with inventive pop, Jazz and soul influences to unique effect.
 
This is a limited edition LP version on 180gm virgin vinyl presented in a facsimile of the original gatefold artwork.
Side One:
 
1. Hope For Happiness (4:22) 
2. Joy Of A Toy (2:26) 
3. Hope For Happiness (Reprise) (1:31) 
4. Why Am I So Short? (2:33) 
5. So Boot If At All (2:33) 
6. A Certain Kind (4:06) 
 
Side Two:
 
1. Save Yourself (2:26) 
2. Priscilla (1:05) 
3. Lullabye Letter (4:26) 
4. We Did It Again (3:40) 
5. Plus Belle Qu'une Poubelle (1:05) 
6. Why Are We Sleeping? (5:26) 
7. Box 25/4 Lid (0:48)
 
Robert Wyatt- drums, lead vocals
Mike Ratledge - Lowrey Holiday De Luxe organ, piano (on 2.7)
Kevin Ayers - bass, lead vocals (on 2.4 and 2.5), backing vocals (on 2.1 and 2.3), piano (on 1.5)
 
Additional personnel:
 
Hugh Hopper - bass (on 2.7)
The Cake - backing vocals (on 2.6)