The group's first album, Magma, was released in the spring of 1970 by Phillips Records After the album was released, Claude Engel, Richard Raux, and Paco Charlery left the group. Jeff Seffer replaced Raux on saxophone, and Louis Toesca replaced Charlery on trumpet. Their second album, 1001° Centigrades, was released in April 1971. In 1976, Top briefly rejoined the band for the recording of the album Üdü Ẁüdü, but left soon after due to strained relations with frontman Christian Vander. More lineup turnover followed in 1977, with Jean DeAntoni replacing Gabriel Federow on guitar, Guy Delacroix replacing Bernard Paganotti on bass, and Clement Bailly hired as a second drummer. Changing sound and breakup (1978–1984). In 1978, Magma released the album Attahk.
Bass, Arranged By – Jannick TopChorus – Catherine Szpira, Klaus Blasquiz, "Lisa", Lucille Cullaz, Stella VanderPercussion, Vocals, Piano – Christian VanderPiano – Michel "Mickey" Graillier Saxophone – Alain HatotTrumpet – Pierre DutourWritten-By – Christian Vander. Magma (6). Üdü Ẁüdü (CD, Album, RE, RM, Dig). Seventh Records, Le Chant Du Monde. REX XII. Üdü Ẁüdü (CD, Album, RE).
Bass, Arranged By – Janik Top Percussion, Voice, Keyboards, Written-By – Christian VanderPiano – Michel "Mickey" Graillier Saxophone – Alain HatotTrumpet – Pierre DutourVocals – Catherine Szpira, Klaus Blasquiz, "Lisa", Lucille Cullaz, Stella Vander.
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Üdü Ẁüdü is the fragmented follow-up to Magma's successful 1976 Live set. Leader Christian Vander relinquished some control over the group for this album, only writing about half the music. From the start, the signature Magma sound is noticeably different, to which the quaint rhythm box-generated Latin beat flavoring the title track attests. Bassist Bernard Paganotti wrote "Weidorje.
|3||Troller Tanz (Ghost Dance)||3:40|
|4||Soleil D'Ork (Ork' Sun)||3:50|
|5||Zombies (Ghost Dance)||4:10|
- Manufactured By – Victor Entertainment, Inc.
- Distributed By – Victor Entertainment, Inc.
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Charly Licensing Aps
- Copyright (c) – Charly Licensing Aps
- Bass, Cello [Fret], Keyboards, Vocals – Janik Top* (tracks: 1, 3 to 6)
- Bass, Vocals, Percussion – Bernard Paganotti (tracks: 2)
- Drums, Percussion, Vocals, Keyboards, Synthesizer – Christian Vander
- Flute – Alain Hatot (tracks: 4)
- Mixed By – Gilles Grenier, Jean Paul Malek*, Magma
- Piano – Michel Graillier (tracks: 1)
- Piano, Synthesizer – Patrick Gauthier (tracks: 2)
- Producer – Giorgio Gomelsky, Magma
- Recorded By – Alain Français, Jean Paul Malek*
- Saxophone – Alain Hatot (tracks: 1)
- Trumpet – Pierre Dutour (tracks: 1)
- Vocals – Catherine Szpira (tracks: 1), Klaus Blasquiz (tracks: 1, 2, 5, 6), Lucille Cullaz (tracks: 1), Stella Vander (tracks: 1)
NotesOriginally released in 1976. Recorded at Studio De Milan, Paris, May and June, 1976. Mixed at Studio De Milan, Paris and Aquarium Studio, Paris, June and July, 1976.
Issued in a CD sized papersleeve album replica, with printed inner-sleeve, Obi-strip and insert of notes mostly in Japanese.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode (Text): 4 988002 424047
- Matrix / Runout (Mirrored): VICP-61661-1 1T V
- Mastering SID Code (Mirrored): IFPI L236
- Mould SID Code: IFPI 4011
- Rights Society: JASRAC
|FPL1-7332||Magma||Üdü Ẁüdü (LP, Album)||Utopia , RCA||FPL1-7332||France||1976|
|274 1706||Magma||Üdü Ẁüdü (CD, Album, RE, RM, Dig)||Seventh Records, Le Chant Du Monde||274 1706||France||2009|
|REX XII||Magma||Üdü Ẁüdü (CD, Album, RE)||Seventh Records||REX XII||France||2012|
|SNAP 160 CD||Magma||Üdü Wüdü (CD, Album, RE, RM, Dig)||Charly Records, Snapper Music||SNAP 160 CD||UK||2003|
|BUK1 1730||Magma||Üdü Ẁüdü (Cass, Album)||Utopia , RCA||BUK1 1730||France||1976|