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Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Pink Floyd - The Dark Side Of The Moon (Live At The Ningaloo Eclipse) April 20th 2023
Pink Floyd celebrates the 50th Anniversary of its iconic 'The Dark Side of the Moon' album with a listening event timed to a rare total solar eclipse at the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Ningaloo Marine Park (Nyinggulu) in Exmouth, Western Australia.
The legendary group invite eight competition winning fans to a special secluded beach location in the region to hear 'The Dark Side of the Moon' in full – with Roger Waters iconic closing lines “But the sun is eclipsed by the moon…” from the album’s final song ‘Eclipse’ timed to align with the extraordinary moment of total eclipse at 11.29am WST.
50th anniversary of Pink Floyd's 'The Dark Side of the Moon' celebrated with new box set available March 24. Out now: https://pinkfloyd.lnk.to/DarkSide50th
*50TH ANNIVERSARY OF PINK FLOYD‘S ‘THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON’. OUT MARCH 24*
Announcing the release of Pink Floyd’s ‘The Dark Side Of The Moon’ as a deluxe box set to celebrate 50 years since the release of one of the best-selling albums of all time. Newly remastered, the box set will be released on 24th March 2023.
One of the most iconic and influential albums ever, Pink Floyd’s ‘The Dark Side Of The Moon’ continues to find new audiences globally. The album was partly developed during live performances, and the band premiered an early version of the suite at London’s Rainbow Theatre several months before recording began. ‘The Dark Side Of The Moon’ is the eighth studio album by Pink Floyd, originally released in the US on 1 March and then in the UK on 16th March 1973. The new material was recorded in 1972 and 1973 at EMI Studios (now Abbey Road studios) in London. The iconic sleeve, which depicts a prism spectrum, was designed by Storm Thorgerson of Hipgnosis and drawn by George Hardie. ‘The Dark Side Of The Moon’ has sold over 50 million copies worldwide.
The new deluxe box set includes CD and gatefold vinyl of the new 2023 remastered studio album and Blu-Ray + DVD audio featuring the original 5.1 mix and remastered stereo versions. The set also includes additional new Blu-ray disc of Atmos mix plus CD and LP of ‘The Dark Side Of The Moon - Live At Wembley Empire Pool, London, 1974’. For full details see listing below.
THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON STUDIO ALBUM CREDITS:
1 SPEAK TO ME (Nick Mason)
2 BREATHE (IN THE AIR) (Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Richard Wright)
3 ON THE RUN (David Gilmour, Roger Waters)
4 TIME (Nick Mason, Roger Waters, Richard Wright, David Gilmour)
5 THE GREAT GIG IN THE SKY (Richard Wright - Vocal composition on The Great Gig In The Sky by Clare Torry)
6 MONEY (Roger Waters)
7 US AND THEM (Roger Waters, Richard Wright)
8 ANY COLOUR YOU LIKE (David Gilmour, Nick Mason, Richard Wright)
9 BRAIN DAMAGE (Roger Waters)
10 ECLIPSE (Roger Waters)
DAVID GILMOUR Vocals, Guitars, VCS3
NICK MASON Percussion, Tape Effects
RICHARD WRIGHT Keyboards, Vocals, VCS3
ROGER WATERS Bass Guitar, Vocals, VCS3, Tape Effects
Produced by PINK FLOYD
Recorded at Abbey Road Studios, London, between May 1972 and January 1973
Engineer Alan Parsons
Assistant Peter James
Mixing supervised by Chris Thomas
Remastered by James Guthrie
Saxophone on ‘Us And Them’ and ‘Money’ Dick Parry
Vocals on ‘The Great Gig In The Sky’ by Clare Torry
Backing Vocals by Doris Troy, Lesley Duncan, Liza Strike, Barry St John
Original Cover Design & Photography by Hipgnosis
Graphics & Artwork by George Hardie N.T.A.
Heartbeat Graphic from an idea by Roger Waters
Prism Photography by Tony May & Storm Thorgerson
Reissue design by Peter Curzon / StormStudios
All Lyrics by ROGER WATERS
Tracks 1,5 and 8 published by Pink Floyd Music Publishers Ltd., administered by Concord Copyrights
Limited for the World excluding USA & Canada. USA & Canada: TRO-Hampshire House Music Publishing Corp.
Tracks 2,3,4 and 7 published by Pink Floyd Music Publishers Ltd., administered by Concord Copyrights
Limited / Roger Waters Music Overseas Ltd., administered by BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd. for the World excluding USA & Canada. USA & Canada: TRO-Hampshire House Music Publishing Corp.
Tracks 6,9 and 10 published by Roger Waters Music Overseas Ltd., administered by BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd. for the World excluding USA & Canada. USA & Canada: TRO-Hampshire House Music Publishing Corp.
Original UK release date: March 1973
*PINK FLOYD SOCIAL MEDIA*
Apple Music http://PinkFloyd.lnk.to/AppleMusic
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