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This review is from: Greatest Misses (Audio CD)
I know I'm cheating and should go out fo my way to buy all his albums, but the idea of "The Very Best Of Robert Wyatt" seemed too weird to resist.
I've already heard most of Rock Bottom from the perfect "Going Back A Bit" compilation (which is probably out of print now :( )
I read up a bit and it turns out the "consensus", even from Robert, is that "End Of An Ear" was juvenile. I'm still interested in hearing it, but from the tracklisting on Greatest Misses I'd explore his following albums:
Old Rottenhat, Ruth Is Stranger Than Richard, Nothing Can Stop Us, Cuckooland and Dondestan in order of hearing next.
I already own Shleep. I've just realised I haven't left room to put in End Of An Ear and Rock Bottom...
I think the only Robert Wyatt discography that isn't Wiki is this Italian one, half translated, that really lays in Cuckooland.
I think His Greatest Misses would have been better served if I'm A Believer was at the start of the disc. As it would mirror the generic Greatest Hits albums of more chart successful acts. And get the album off to a faster start.
If you are curious about Robert start here.