Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon

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Rate This Album

5 - Best
104
77%
4
21
16%
3
6
4%
2
1
1%
1 - Worst
3
2%
 
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Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon

Post by Keith Jordan » Mon Dec 29, 2008 7:46 pm

This thread is to discuss Pink Floyd's The Dark Side of the Moon and is linked to from the Pink Floyd Discography section.

Feel free to discuss the album!

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01. Speak To Me
02. Breathe
03. On The Run
04. Time
05. Great Gig In The Sky
06. Money
07. Us And Them
08. Any Colour You Like
09. Brain Damage
10. Eclipse

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Re: Discography - Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon Discussion.

Post by Stephen » Mon Dec 29, 2008 7:53 pm

For me the best album they ever produced....in fact my favourite album by any artist. There are individual tracks that are as good as or even better than some of the ones on here but over all the album just works beautifully. I see this album as the apex of their achievements and things started to go downhill pretty rapidly after this.

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Re: Discography - Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon Discussion.

Post by Keith Jordan » Mon Dec 29, 2008 7:55 pm

This is my favourite Pink Floyd album and is one of the best pieces of recorded music in the history of recorded music, in my opinion. Perfect songs, arrangement, recording. There is not 1 second on this recording that I don't like. I cant really say that about any other album I have ever listened to. Not a single second to fault.

"I certainly was in the right..."


I never knew this....
Although The Dark Side of the Moon was the planned title of the album, upon the discovery that the band Medicine Head was to release an album of the same name in 1972, the year prior to The Dark Side of the Moon's release, the band changed the album's title to Eclipse: A Piece for Assorted Lunatics. However, the Medicine Head album flopped, so Pink Floyd reverted to the original title.
Or this.....
Pink Floyd's road manager Peter Watts (father of actress Naomi Watts) contributed the repeated laughter during "Brain Damage" and "Speak to Me". The monologue about "geezers" who were "cruisin' for a bruisin'" came from Peter's second wife, Puddie (short for Patricia) Watts.

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Re: Discography - Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon Discussion.

Post by PublicImage » Mon Dec 29, 2008 8:30 pm

4.9/5. I like it very much, but I still prefer WYWH and Animals from the 'classic trilogy' or whatever people call it.

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Re: Discography - Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon Discussion.

Post by Twid » Mon Dec 29, 2008 11:23 pm

PublicImage wrote:4.9/5. I like it very much, but I still prefer WYWH and Animals from the 'classic trilogy' or whatever people call it.
Like he says....



Holy Trinity maybe?


Now and again i may list this as my favourite, some times Animals but more often than not it
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WYWH
DSOTM
ANIMALS

it all depends on my mood.

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Re: Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon

Post by alma » Tue Dec 30, 2008 9:18 am

It shows what they would be able to create in the future.
It's a good album but not my favourite. Kind of "Amuse de geule" if you like...

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Re: Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon

Post by moom » Tue Dec 30, 2008 10:10 am

alma wrote: It's a good album but not my favourite. Kind of "Amuse de geule" if you like...
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Re: Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon

Post by Real Pink in the Inside » Tue Dec 30, 2008 10:45 am

Who the heck rated this lower than four? I can see four from somebody who refuses to give five to anything other than their absolute favorite album, but three out of five for this masterpiece? To each their own, I suppose...

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Re: Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon

Post by Eclipse » Tue Dec 30, 2008 2:49 pm

I love it but i prefer WYWH.

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Re: Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon

Post by snifferdog » Tue Dec 30, 2008 7:01 pm

It would be a perfect album if it wasn't for Great Gig in the Sky. It's absolutely ruined by Clare Torry's caterwauling. If there was a way to erase her vocals from it, I'd be happy. The music underneath her screeching is wonderful though.

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Re: Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon

Post by Damn!t » Tue Dec 30, 2008 7:33 pm

Masterpiece.
In top 10 of the greatest rock albums of all times.

But as Bruno said, not my fave from them either.

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Re: Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon

Post by Keith Jordan » Wed Dec 31, 2008 3:14 pm

snifferdog wrote:It would be a perfect album if it wasn't for Great Gig in the Sky. It's absolutely ruined by Clare Torry's caterwauling. If there was a way to erase her vocals from it, I'd be happy. The music underneath her screeching is wonderful though.
I think her screeching is one of the highlights of the album! Very primal and satisfying!

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Re: Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon

Post by drafsack » Thu Jan 01, 2009 12:33 am

I prefer Animals but with this album its all choice cuts and no filler - not like clarks pies :D

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Re: Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon

Post by snifferdog » Thu Jan 01, 2009 1:46 am

Keith Jordan wrote: I think her screeching is one of the highlights of the album! Very primal and satisfying!
Typical man :roll: You do realise she was faking it...

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Re: Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon

Post by David Smith » Wed Jan 07, 2009 4:25 pm

Probably my favourite album ever made