e was a founding member of The SOFT MACHINE (1966-1971) followed by his own band MATCHING MOLE (1972-73), which
came to end , when he got paralysed after a fall out of a window.
A first a solo album , a mix from Freeform to Jazzrock was released in 1970 (it took me a long time -30 years- to understand it
now Im able to hear it .
He had a break after the accident , but came back with his next effort in 1974.
Now on vocals and keyboards he released two great LPs on Virgin and even had a small single hit with
the NEIL DIAMOND song : Im a Believer.
It now became quiet till the 80s, when he started releasing some rare 7inches first and with :
Nothing Can Stop Us - a new album in 1982. In his break he took part on some sessions.
. Since this time hes very active releasing some great albums.
Style: Freeform-Jazzrock ; Psych ; Prog-Jazz-Rock
See - Canterbury Scene:
Wild Flowers ; Soft Machine ; Matching Mole ; Daevid Allen ; Gong ;
Caravan ; Hatfield & The North ; Syd Barrett ; Ben Watt ; Henry Cow ;
Nick Mason ; Kevin Ayers ; Pink Floyd ; Roxy Music ; Matching Mole
Robert Wyatt - drums, vocals, piano, organ; Mark Charig - cornet;
Neville Whitehead - bass; Elton Dean - sax ; Mark Ellidge - piano;
David Sinclair - organ; Cyril Ayers - perc.;
Robert Wyatt - voice, cornet, trumpet, keyboards, perc.; J.Johnson - bass;
Annie Whitehead -. trombone; Tom Noro - voice; Yaron Stavi - double bass;
Gilad Atzmon - sax, clarinet, flute; Tomo Hayakaw, David Gilmour - guitar;
Brian Eno, Alfreda Benge, Jamie Johnson - voice; Michael Evans - drums;
Karen Mantler - keyb, harmonica, voc.; Jennifer Maidman - accordion, ac.-guitar;
Paul Weller - guitar; Phil Manzanera - voice;
Act One - Lost In Noise :
Stay tuned 3:49
Just as you are 4:21
You You 4:22
Act Two - The Here And the Now :
A beautiful Peace 2:27
Be Serious 2:56
On the Town Square 5:26
Mob Rule 2:16
A beautiful War 2:40
Out of the Blue 3:41
Act Three - Away With the Fairies :
Cancion de Julieta 7:32
Hasta Siempre Comandante 4:37