Trading Places present a reissue of Gilli Smyth's Mother, originally released in 1978. The London-born vocalist and former Sorbonne lecturer Gilli Smyth became known as the "space whisperer" for the poems she performed in Gong, formed in Paris in 1967 with her Australian-born partner, Daevid Allen of Soft Machine, with whom she also performed. Debut solo album Mother, released by French label Charly in 1978, featured her breathy suppositions on motherhood, the cosmic lifeforce, and the powers of Mother Earth, cut with fellow Gong members such as bassist Christian Trisch, saxophonist Didier Malherbe, drummer Pip Pyle, and Allen himself, as well as their children. A must for all Gong fans! Licensed by Cherry Red. 180 gram vinyl.