Sort Of

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Sort Of
SlappHappy AlbumCover SortOf.jpg
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, Germany in May and June 1972.

Track listing[edit]

All titles written by Peter Blegvad and Anthony Moore.

Side 1
No. Title Length
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
No. Title Length
7. "Blue Flower" 5:10
8. "I'm All Alone" 2:30
9. "Who's Gonna Help Me Now?" 2:25
10. "Small Hands of Stone" 4:38
11. "Sort Of" 2:15
12. "Heading for Kyoto" 3:00


  • Peter Blegvad – guitar, saxophone, vocals
  • Dagmar Krause (credited as "Daggi") – vocals, tambourine, piano, woodblock
  • Anthony Moore – guitar, keyboards, vocals
  • Gunther Wüsthoff – saxophone on "Paradise Express" and "I'm All Alone"
  • Werner "Zappi" Diermaier – drums
  • Jean-Hervé Péron – bass guitar
  • 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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