Sort Of

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Sort Of
Studio album by Slapp Happy
Released 1972 (1972)
Recorded May-June 1972, Wümme, Germany
Genre Avant-rock
Length 41:42
Label Polydor
Producer Uwe Nettelbeck
Slapp Happy chronology
Sort Of
Slapp Happy
Singles from Sort Of
  1. "Just a Conversation" b/w "Jumpin' Jonah"
    Released: 1972, Polydor Records
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AllMusic 2/5 stars[1]

Sort Of is the debut album of the avant-rock band Slapp Happy. It was recorded in Wümme, West Germany in May and June 1972.

Track listing[edit]

All titles written by Peter Blegvad and Anthony Moore.

Side 1[edit]

  1. "Just a Conversation" – 4:02
  2. "Paradise Express" – 2:40
  3. "I Got Evil" – 2:30
  4. "Little Girl's World" – 3:25
  5. "Tutankhamun" – 2:17
  6. "Mono Plane" – 6:50

Side 2[edit]

  1. "Blue Flower" – 5:10
  2. "I'm All Alone" – 2:30
  3. "Who's Gonna Help Me Now?" – 2:25
  4. "Small Hands of Stone" – 4:38
  5. "Sort Of" – 2:15
  6. "Heading for Kyoto" – 3:00

CD bonus track[edit]

  1. "Jumping Jonah" – 3:03


  • Gunther, Zappi, and Jean recorded through courtesy of Faust
  • Engineered by Kurt Graupner
  • Album design and cover by David Larcher

CD releases[edit]

Sort Of was released on CD by Blueprint Records in 1995 with an extra track (from the B-side of their single "Just a Conversation"):

  • "Jumpin' Jonah'" (Moore/Blegvad) – the CD was mastered from a vinyl copy as the master tapes had been lost

The same master was also issued in Japan with an additional 3" CD single:


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