The Aerosol Grey Machine

Release date
14 Mar 1997
Running length
9 tracks
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    Track     Duration Listeners
1 Afterwards 4:51 16,264
2 Orthentian St. Part 1 & 2 6:18 140
3 Running Back 6:36 10,806
4 Into a Game 6:58 10,387
5 Aerosol Grey Machine 0:48 6,305
6 Black Smoke Yen 1:46 10,993
7 Aquarian 8:03 4,656
8 Necromancer 3:30 14,194
9 Octopus 8:02 8,655

About this album

The Aerosol Grey Machine is the first album by the British progressive rock band Van der Graaf Generator. It was released in September 1969.
The album was originally intended as a solo album by the band’s lead singer and main songwriter, Peter Hammill. When the band signed with Charisma Records, a deal was worked out whereby The Aerosol Grey Machine would be released under the Van der Graaf Generator name, in return for Mercury Records releasing Hammill from his earlier contract with it.

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  • VelvetMesgue


    12 Dec 2011 Reply
  • J3_R

    I'm an Aquarian +)

    6 Jul 2010 Reply
  • Planzar

    Вот это да! Целых трое, включая меня, в данный момент слушают Necromancer!

    22 Jan 2010 Reply
  • Led_Zayatts

    This was supposed to be the first Peter Hammill solo album and it distinctly sounds like a Peter Hammill solo album. I didn't like it before, but now I realize it was because I was expecting VdGG from it.

    17 Jan 2010 Reply
  • astat88

    love this album

    11 Jan 2010 Reply
  • vmgg

    I love Aquarian

    14 Nov 2008 Reply
  • ihavesoldout


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