Soft Machine - Third

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A Facelift
B.a Slightly All The Time
B.b Noisette
B.c Slightly All The Time
C The Moon In June
D Out-Bloody-Rageous

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Fairfield Hall
  • Recorded At – Mothers Club, Birmingham
  • Engineered At – I.B.C. Studios
  • Published By – Robbins Music Corp. Ltd.
  • Published By – A. Schroeder Music Pub. Co. Ltd.
  • Pressed By – CBS Pressing Plant, Aston Clinton
  • Printed By – Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.


  • Alto Saxophone, Saxello – Elton Dean
  • Bass Guitar – Hugh Hopper
  • Design [Sleeve] – John Hays
  • Drums, Vocals – Robert Wyatt
  • Engineer – Andy Knight (tracks: B to D), Bob Woolford (tracks: A)
  • Flute, Bass Clarinet – Jimmy Hastings
  • Flute, Soprano Saxophone – Lyn Dobson
  • Organ, Piano – Mike Ratledge
  • Photography By – Jurgen D. Ensthaler*
  • Producer – Soft Machine
  • Trombone – Nick Evans
  • Violin – Rab Spall
  • Written-By – H. Hopper* (tracks: A, B.b), M. Ratledge* (tracks: B.a, B.c, D), R. Wyatt* (tracks: C)


A: Robbins Music Corp. Ltd.
B to D: A. Schroeder Music Pub. Co. Ltd.

"Facelift" was recorded live at Fairfield Hall Croydon January 4th 1970 and at Mothers Club, Birmingham January 11th 1970.

℗ 1970
Made in England

Track B.b is only mentioned inside the gatefold, neither on the tracklisting on the back cover nor on the label. 'O.40' is stated next to the composer credit.
Identical to Soft Machine - Third, but printed by Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Other (Cat.nr. disc 1): S 64079
  • Other (Cat.nr. disc 2): S 64080
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A, stamped): S-66246-A1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B, stamped): S-66246-B1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout C, stamped): S-66246-C2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout D, stamped): S-66246-D2

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
66246 Soft Machine Third ‎(2xLP, Album, Gat) CBS 66246 UK 1970
MOVLP183 Soft Machine Third ‎(2xLP, Album, Ltd, Num, RE, RM, Tra) Music On Vinyl MOVLP183 Europe 2016
MHCP 1292~3 Soft Machine Third ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM + CD, Album, RE, RM + Pap) Sony Records Int'l MHCP 1292~3 Japan 2007
SONP 50336-7 Soft Machine Third ‎(2xLP, Album, Gat) CBS/Sony SONP 50336-7 Japan 1972
CGK 30339 Soft Machine Third ‎(CD, Album, RE) Columbia CGK 30339 US 1991

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Soft Machine - Third
Artist: Soft Machine
Album's title: Third
Label: CBS ‎– 66246
Type: 2 x Vinyl, LP, Album, Gatefold cover
Country: UK
Date of released: 1970
Category: Jazz, Rock
Style: Jazz-Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Prog Rock
Size MP3 zip: 1746 mb
Size FLAC zip: 1809 mb
Rating: 3.8/5
Votes: 417