Floating Anarchy Live 1977

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Floating Anarchy Live 1977
Live album by Gong
Released 1978
Genre Psychedelic rock
Progressive rock
Space rock
Length 42:39
Label Charly
Gong chronology
Gong Live Etc
Floating Anarchy Live 1977
Expresso II
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Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Floating Anarchy Live 77 is a live album by Planet Gong (Daevid Allen and Gilli Smyth accompanied by The Here & Now Band) although usually credited as Gong.

Recorded live in Toulouse apart from the track "Opium for the People" which was recorded in the studio by Frank Relisch. Originally released in 1978 in vinyl format, it's now available as a CD.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Zero, except where noted. 

Side 1
No. Title Length
1. "Psychological Overture"   2:36
2. "Floating Anarchy"   5:15
3. "Stoned Innocent Frankenstein" (Daevid Allen) 3:18
4. "New Age Transformation Try: No More Sages"   12:10
Side 2
No. Title Length
1. "Opium for the People" (Daevid Allen) 4:25
2. "Allez Ali Baba Black Sheep Have you Any Bullshit: Mama Maya Mantram"   15:01


  • Prof. Sharpstrings P.A. (Steffy) – guitar, lips, glissando guitar, vocal on track 2
  • Keith da Missile Bass – bass guitar and tree trunk
  • Kif Kif Le Batteur – drummery and asides besides
  • Gavin Da Blitz – synthesizah and pinball flip
  • Suze Da Blooz & Anni Wombat – choir of angels
  • Gilli Smyth – space whisper & pome
  • Dingbat Alien – drongophone, nose, gliss guitar, guitar guitar, bi focal vocals & wordply


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