Category Archives: Music & Concept

Dark Side Enters The National Recording Registry

Today The Dark Side Of The Moon was voted into the US National Recording Registry. The purpose of the Registry is to celebrate and preserve important sound recordings. Those deemed “culturally, historically, or aesthetically important, and/or inform or reflect life … Continue reading

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Dark Side Voices & Original Question Cards

40 years ago today… The now infamous voices were added to the final mix of the album, this week, from 22nd January 1973. Up to December 1972, Dark Side had progressed to a near final state, in clear phases of … Continue reading

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Dark Side Breathes

40 years ago today… 20th November 1971. The Breathe riff heard for the first time during Embryo in November ’71… It was the last night of Pink Floyd’s fifth tour of the United States. It had been a ’27 shows in … Continue reading

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Eclipse

(Waters) 2:04 All that you touch All that you see All that you taste All you feel All that you love All that you hate All you distrust All you save All that you give All that you deal All … Continue reading

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Brain Damage

(Waters) 3:50 The lunatic is on the grass The lunatic is on the grass Remembering games and daisy chains and laughs Got to keep the loonies on the path The lunatic is in the hall The lunatics are in my … Continue reading

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Any Colour You Like

(Gilmour, Mason, Wright) 3:25 (Instrumental – originally named ‘Scat’ due to Dave Gilmour’s scat singing or wordless vocals in the background.)

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Us And Them

(Waters, Wright) 7:40 Us, and them And after all we’re only ordinary men Me, and you God only knows it’s not what we would choose to do Forward he cried from the rear and the front rank died And the … Continue reading

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Money

(Waters) 6:32 Money, get away Get a good job with good pay and your O.K. Money it’s a gas Grab that cash with both hands and make a stash New car, caviar, four star daydream, Think I’ll buy me a … Continue reading

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The Great Gig In The Sky

(Wright) 4:44 (Instrumental. Recorded answers to questions on cards.) “And I am not frightened of dying, any time will do, I don’t mind. Why should I be frightened of dying? There’s no reason for it, you’ve gotta go sometime.” (Gerry … Continue reading

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Time

(Mason, Waters, Wright, Gilmour) 7:06 Ticking away the moments that make up a dull day You fritter and waste the hours in an off hand way Kicking around on a piece of ground in your home town Waiting for someone … Continue reading

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