|Gatefold 180-gram vinyl reissue.
The Soft Machine deftly combine '60s psych-pop, jazz, and rock into a
unique sound that stands up to repeated listenings more than most music
today. The instrumentals are awesome -- interplay between organ, drums,
bass and vocals make for intricate rockers with priceless moments.
Wyatt's lispy voice is off-putting at first, but endearing on more
listens, aided by his clever and often witty lyrics. Songs like 'A
Certain Kind,' 'Save Yourself,' 'Lullabye Letter,' and 'Why Are We
Sleeping' are great '60s psych-pop, with good hooks, but still original