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  • Singer: Robert Wyatt
  • Album: Old Rottenhat
  • MP3: 1130 mb | FLAC: 1984 mb
  • Released: 1985
  • Country: UK
  • Style: Abstract, Prog Rock
  • Rating: 4.9/5
  • Votes: 205
Robert Wyatt - Old Rottenhat mp3 flac

Wyatt says, The phrase ‘old rottenhat’ is a West London one which she (Painter and Wyatt’s wife Alfreda Benge) picked up in her childhood. Old Rottenhat is similar to Old Hat meaning old fashioned. Old Rottenhat Q&A. Producers Robert Wyatt. Writers Robert Wyatt. More Robert Wyatt albums. Show all albums by Robert Wyatt.

Old Rottenhat is the fourth studio album by Robert Wyatt. It was released in November 1985, and in 1993 it was reissued in its entirety as part of the CD Mid-Eighties. The album was produced and performed solo by Wyatt, and is dedicated to Michael Bettaney, a UK MI5 intelligence officer who in 1984 was convicted for acting as an agent-in-place for the Soviet Union. All songs written by Robert Wyatt. The United States of Amnesia" – 5:50.

Old Rottenhat ‎(CD, Album, RE). Japan Record.

He went back to writing his own material for this album, after having focused on eclectic "covers" in the early '80s, with fair success. It's perhaps an even moodier outing than usual for Wyatt, his melancholia amplified by the foggy, spooky keyboards. It was reissued on CD in 1990 as half of Compilation, which also includes the entirety of Nothing Can Stop Us.

Robert Wyatt's first album of new material in a decade was something of a mixed blessing. Like the subsequent Dondestan this is a completely solo work, aside from a brief vocal from his wife Alfreda Benge. As with most of his 80s work, the songs are explicitly political and reflect his hard line left wing views, and the lyrics are both erudite and witty.

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Robert Wyatt 07 The British Road. Robert Wyatt 1985 Old Rottenhat 05 The Age Of Self.

By: Robert Wyatt (1985, Electronic). More albums from Robert Wyatt: .. For The Ghosts Within´ by Robert Wyatt. The Animals Film by Robert Wyatt. Nothing Can Stop Us by Robert Wyatt. Astrodome by Robert Wyatt. Comicopera by Robert Wyatt. Radio Experiment Rome, February 1981 by Robert Wyatt. Shleep by Robert Wyatt. View all albums . Old Rottenhat. By: Robert Wyatt (1985, Electronic).


A1 Alliance
A2 The U.S. Of Amnesia
A3 East Timor
A4 Speechless
A5 The Age Of Self
A6 Vandalusia
B1 The British Road
B2 Mass Medium
B3 Gharbzadegi
B4 P.L.A.

Companies, etc.

  • Distributed By – The Cartel
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Rough Trade Records
  • Copyright (c) – Rough Trade Music
  • Recorded At – West 3 Studios
  • Recorded At – Acre Lane Studios
  • Pressed By – EMI Records


  • Design – Caryn Gough (Multi-Modis)*
  • Painting [Cover Paintings] – Alfreda Benge
  • Recorded By – Bill Gill Gilonis*, John McGowan
  • Written-By – Robert Wyatt


(P) 1985 Rough Trade Records
(C) 1985 Rough Trade Music

For Michael Bettany
Recorded '84 at West 3 Studios, Acton by John McGowan
and '85 at Acre Lane Studios, Brixton by Bill Gill Gilonis.
Thanks to Charles Gray and Vicky Aspinall for invaluable help and advice and thanks Duncan.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 1): ROUGH 69 A-1U-1-2-2 YERUNDA
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 1): ROUGH 69 B-1U-1-3 X1 CHOPT VOZNI
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 2): ROUGH 69 A-2U-1-1- YERUNDA
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 2): ROUGH 69 B-2U-1-1- X1 CHORT VOZNI
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 3): ROUGH 69 A-1U-1-2-- YERUNDA
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 3): ROUGH 69 B-2U-1-1- X1 CHORT VOZNI
  • Label Code: LC 5661

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
HNCD 1434 Robert Wyatt Old Rottenhat ‎(CD, Album, RE) Hannibal Records HNCD 1434 UK 2004
VACK-1141 Robert Wyatt Old Rottenhat ‎(CD, Album, RE) Hannibal Records VACK-1141 Japan 1998
VDP-5081 Robert Wyatt Old Rottenhat ‎(CD, Album, RE) Rough Trade VDP-5081 Japan 1987
HNCD 1434 Robert Wyatt Old Rottenhat ‎(CD, Album, RE) Hannibal Records HNCD 1434 US 1998
VG 50148, 062-VG 50148 Robert Wyatt Old Rottenhat ‎(LP, Album) Rough Trade, Rough Trade VG 50148, 062-VG 50148 Greece 1985

Over the years I never really ' got off ' on Robert Wyatt, loved his work in the Soft Machine....listened to his solo stuff and read the critical acclaim of ' Rock Bottom ' but could not quite see what all the fuss was about. I can remember daevid allen doing a solo show up in the Canterbury woods, where he played acoustically a lot of Robert's work....daevid's last book of poetry had taken its name from a Robert song....clearly a love there....read Robert's recent biography....I stopped drinking and it all hit me like one of those balls swinging on a chain. A creative and unique individual, his work has suddenly resonated with me and I can now enjoy it all the second time around......no idea what it was, but it was a block in me....touching music...all his solo stuff grows on you....
I dont know who at Discogs labeled Robert Wyatt's Old Rottenhat LP as "abstract" (look at the last entry in the description column shown above), but, for me, it is anything but. His thoughts are organized with meaning as he weaves his pastoral landscape across the grooves of my 1985 rough trade recording. This is a masterful record, reminiscent of ENO's Before and After Science. There is also a DIY quality to it. The instrumentation is sparce and minimally recorded. But the grooves are rich and deep. Enjoy.
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