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Amon Düül II, Tasavallan Presidentti: Imperial College, London

Ian MacDonald, New Musical Express, 9 December 1972

A CULTURAL ANECDOTE: It's early 1967 and The Soft Machine are having a little trouble getting it together — particularly Mike Ratledge. Finally, Daevid Allen hits on a way of getting his concept across. "Imagine," he announces, "silver clouds over purple mountains!" "Yes!" roars the exasperated Ratledge. "But what KEY is it in???"

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