Matching Mole - Pardon their French

Formed By Robert Wyatt, after he had turned his back on the illustrious band Soft Machine and gone solo.

What band name Matching Mole means - Soft Machine - Shaggin-WagonThe story goes that during a French tour the band Soft Machine was announced in French as Machine Molle.

For those who may have doubts about this translation of Soft Machine: Google Translate agrees with the French maître de cérémonie.

Machine Molle was gratefully anglicized to Matching Mole by Wyatt.

Active: 1971-1972, GBR
Site: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matching_Mole

See also: Soft Machine

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