Soft Machine – Milestones (2LP)

Soft Machine – Milestones (2LP)

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Soft Machine – Milestones (2LP)

Label:    Probe – 5C 184-50 185/86
Series:    Milestones
Format: 2 x Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Gatefold
Country:    Netherlands
Rights Society: STEMRA

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

Licensed To – B.V. Bovema/EMI
Manufactured By – B.V. Bovema/EMI
Printed By – Habo

Bass – Hugh Hopper (tracks: C1 to D7)
Drums, Lead Vocals – Robert Wyatt
Lead Guitar – Kevin Ayres
Organ – Michael Ratledge

Dutch version with records 1 & 2 mastered at (metal works) Longwear Plating and record 2 lacquer cut at Sterling Sound. Track durations for record 1 are taken from the labels and differ from those printed on the sleeve. Track C8 is spelled on record label as ‘Have You Ever Been Green’.


Vinyl and Cover in very fine condition.

Additional information


33rpm, LP

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