Facelift (17:52)

Cover of Peel Sessions (1969-1971)

From Peel Sessions (1969-1971) and 13 other releases

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  • MaxScheffel

    I love how this song jumps around all over the place.

    29 Mar 3:20am Reply
  • lukasz_pulawski

    composition by Hugh Hopper

    27 Jan 8:26pm Reply
  • Newt_Valarcci

    Perfect example of something that takes a few listens to like, this is probably the STRONGEST piece on Third. Jesus I really can't believe I made the post I did below. I'll leave it so anyone who thinks like I did in May might change their mind.

    10 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Bequeathed

    at the cross fade ten minutes in i thought i had accidentally stumbled onto a web page streaming a separate song [2] definitely

    30 Sep 2013 Reply
  • thesubject-

    That organ destruction in the beginning gets me everytime

    3 Jul 2013 Reply
  • Newt_Valarcci

    Not that bad, but it is the weakest piece on Third. Moon In June, Slightly All the Time, and Out-Bloody-Rageous (descending in quality) are all far better songs. This is still a nice piece in it's on right though, it's not really muddy, it's just avant-garde

    24 May 2013 Reply
  • mattmacneil

    I'm all for experimental production and music and all that but most of this song is forgettable muddy shit.

    26 Apr 2013 Reply
  • Track-FieldStar

    at the cross fade ten minutes in i thought i had accidentally stumbled onto a web page streaming a separate song

    10 Mar 2013 Reply
  • Peruecke

    13 minutes in it's getting comfy.

    5 Jan 2012 Reply
  • piribolygo

    facelifting

    20 Aug 2011 Reply
  • fergalmc

    Mid section Bassline is very very similar to Gong's "Sold To The Highest Buddha" [2}

    11 May 2011 Reply
  • Atomizer_

    how the fuck can music be 'outdated'

    4 Apr 2011 Reply
  • crystaltrips

    Painfully outdated in the same way that free and independent thoughts and deeds are outdated.

    21 Feb 2011 Reply
  • bobgreen623

    Painfully outdated? I must take issue with you sir!

    15 Feb 2011 Reply
  • mtattne

    I had not heard this tune in about 30 years. And now I remember how much I love(d) it, and why. :)

    11 Feb 2011 Reply
  • Mystic560

    Imagine these guys opening shows for the Jimi Hendrix Experience in 1968!!!

    27 Jan 2011 Reply
  • Brobbels

    Painfully outdated in my ears. Try Moon In June on the same album - still a delight!

    22 Dec 2010 Reply
  • rudigerkurt

    Hoert sich an wie eine quietsch komode

    4 Dec 2010 Reply
  • bobgreen623

    I dunno if it's what I grew up on (and there's fantastic music from all eras) but I just prefer the sound of older tunes, the production lifts you up and propels you along rather than battering you into submission. Call me an old fart, but it's as if the sound on current recordings is almost too dense and well-produced, it doesn't sound as organic and can't breathe the same way. I love this pice btw

    3 Nov 2010 Reply
  • madcap-76

    My 1st experience with Soft machine - Excellent Jam. Sounds all their own. Like SidwBurned Bear (below) wrote, has a lot in common with the old 'Floyd tunes.

    21 Oct 2010 Reply
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