Robert Wyatt | Artist

Robert Wyatt | Artist

Tags: Era_1970s, Genre_Art_Rock, Genre_Experimental, Origin_UK, Type_Artist

Robert Wyatt is an English musician born 1945 in Bristol, UK. He is a founding member of the influential Canterbury scene bands Soft Machine and Matching Mole, and an accomplished solo artist. Wyatt was with Soft Machine for their first four classic albums but left in 1971 as a result of a serious accident which left him paraplegic. Although he has enjoyed very little commercial success, Wyatt is one of the foremost progressive rock musicians to have come from the '60s Prog/Jazz scene, and his solo works have been consistently excellent. His masterpiece is Rock Bottom from 1974, Other outstanding albums include Old Rottenhat, Shleep, Cuckooland and His Greatest Misses compilation.

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Featured Albums: Robert Wyatt

Related Artists: Soft Machine, Matching Mole, Centipede, Daevid Allen

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