Jan 052010

Originally on Twisted Ear


Left with a broken back after an alcohol-fuelled flight from a window in ’73, Wyatt’s been poking at the mainstream with an uncompromising, jazzy stick and a wry smile for four decades. Wheeling briskly in and out to drop the odd- odd– cover into popular consciousness (I’m A Believer, Shipbuilding), he emerged from Soft Machine’s prog-jazz to become one of music’s great collaborators- Pink Floyd, Costello, Weller, Eno, Sakamoto, Bjork, even bloody Sting- and one of its most insistent and empathic embracers and innovators. Continue reading »


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