Gong is definitely a legendary band and was formed in Paris, France in 1968. They disbanded in 1976 but have been reformed intermittently since 1990. The band has had countless musicians and line-ups. The band was formed by Australian guitarist Daevid Allen formerly of Soft machine. He did not do it alone though, he & his wife, Gilli Smyth where the nucleus of that band with numerous band line-ups. Magick Brother, Mystic Sister is Gong`.s first release & the line up consists of: Didier Malherbe (sax), Christian Tritsch (guitar), Pip Pyle (drums) & of course, Daevid Allen (guitar & lead vocals) while his wife Gilli Smyth performed the spacey vocals The track The Elemental,
Kavus Torabi (Cardiacs, Knifeworld) with vocals and guitars, Fabio Golfetti with guitars and vocals, Ian East with soprano, sopranino, baritone & tenor saxes, flute, whistles, bells and shaker, Dave Sturt (Jade Warrior) with bass, acoustic bass, EBow bass, keyboards, percussion and vocals and Cheb Nettles on drums, percussion and vocals. We notice that actually all five sing and that the new record is their 25th album.