Friday, May 1, 2015

Camembert Electrique

A re-issue of Gong´s "Camembert Electrique" (BYG 1971) is out again, remastered and restored from original BYG 1/4" master tapes.

More info on Planet Gong, and please note this: "The only way the musicians or their families will any benefit from the sale of this release in any way is if you buy it here. They will receive no royalties on sales or on publishing".

See list of different versions over at Discogs. My photos are from my Virgin 1974 issue.

Personnel (copied from Planet Gong):

Bert Camembert (daevid allen) {Guitars, Vocals}
Bloomdido Bad De Grass (Didier Malherbe) {Saxophones, Flute}
Pip Pyle {Drums}
Shakti Yoni (Gilli Smyth) {Vocals, Space Whisper}
Submarine Captain (Christian Tritsch) {Bass, Lead Guitar on 'Tried so Hard'}
Venux Du Luxe (Francis Lindon) {Switch Doctor and Mix Master}

And the smallest guy on the back cover is Robert Wyatt´s son Sam.

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