Sunday, 16 December 2012


Crippled Dick Hot Wax! 2009 (Recorded 1968)

01. Indisches Panorama I
02. I'm Hiding My Nightingale
03. There Was A Man
04. Im Tempel
05. In Kalkutta III
06. Indisches Panorama II
07. In Kalkutta I
08. Im Orient
09. Indisches Panorama III
10. Mundharmonika Beat
11. Indisches Panorama IV
12. Indisches Panorama V
13. Indisches Panorama VI
14. Indische Liebesszene
15. In Kalkutta II
16. Im Orient II

Another obscure German soundtrack, another example of early Can in the recording studio. This time, to soundtrack Kobi Jaeger's 'Kamasutra'. Again, only a solitary single was released at the time ('Kamasutra'/'I'm Hiding My Nightingale') while the soundtrack album remained unreleased until 2009.

Less Can sounding than 'Agilok & Blubbo', a lot of the music here is short Irmin Schmidt instrumentals. It's good stuff though, very Eastern, tons of flute.

Things get jammy on 'Im Tempel', over ten minutes of sitar driven krautrock, and a lot of the other songs have a sixties, folky feel.

Malcolm Mooney makes his debut  with the group on an early version of 'A Man Named Joe' ('There Was A Man'), elsewhere guest vocals on 'I'm Hiding My Nightingale' are handled by Margareta Juvan.

Addicted to Can? You need this.


Anonymous said...

Mr. Left Lung said...

Many Thanks for this, Cheers!

Lex ± said...

Incredible - thanks.