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Dark Side of the Moon 50th Anniversary Bluray Standalone

Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Moon 50th Anniversary Standalone Sets Announced

The wait is over for those who wanted to own the new Pink Floyd 50th Anniversary Edition of Dark Side of the Moon but didn’t want to fork out for the rather expensive (but very beautiful) boxset. Today, Pink Floyd, in collaboration with Warner Music for European distribution and Sony Music for the rest of the world, announced a standalone release of the newly remastered version of their iconic album, “The Dark Side Of The Moon.” The album will be available in various formats, including CD, LP, and Blu-ray, starting from October 13th. These separates are in addition to the Live at Webmley great sounding concert recording and the DSotM Official book. It will be available in different formats including CD, BluRay and LP. These three new formats of DSotM 50th Anniversary Edition will be released on Friday 13th October. The 6th October will see Roger Waters’ re-imagination of the...

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Experience Dark Side of the Moon Planetarium Immersive Shows in 2023

As part of the celebration of Dark Side of the Moon album being 50 years old this year, there will be up to 100 planetariums around the world showing 10 fantastic animations alongside the new mix of Dark Side of the Moon. The Pink Floyd website has 29 listed so far out of the 100, and I have found several that are not listed too, including the National Science Museum in Leicester, England, where tickets are still available. There is also Jodrell Bank in Cheshire but seems to be sold out. There are other screenings around the UK. Some places around the world have already had their shows. Where are the Pink Floyd Planetarium Shows on? View planetarium list on PF website including Ireland, Winchester, Newcastle, Glasgow, | not listed > Jodrell Bank in Cheshire, National Space Centre in Leicester. There are probably others too so search for your local...

David Gilmour and Roger Waters performing Dark Side of the Moon. Jill Furmanovsky recalls "I was the official photographer on the Dark Side of the Moon/Wish You Were Here UK tour, and took pictures over a period of approximately five weeks as the band toured England and Scotland."

Listen Free to Dark Side of the Moon Live at Wembley 1974 (Friday 5pm)

The Official Pink Floyd YouTube channel has made the full recording of Dark Side of the Moon Live at Wembley 1974 available for you to listen to online, for free. This follows them making the main album recording free to listen to last Friday. Lucky us! You can listen to the free recording below from 5pm GMT on Friday 31st March 2023. Alternatively, you can get it on Vinyl separately or in the new box set for the 50th Anniversary. Whilst the box set might not be affordable for most people, check Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.com for latest pricing. Pink Floyd Live Pink Floyd performed at the Empire Pool, Wembley (now known as Wembley Arena) in London, England, as part of their “The Dark Side of the Moon” tour. The concerts took place on November 14, 15, 16 and 17th, 1974. These performances were notable for their elaborate stage productions, with visual and sound effects,...

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Listen to Dark Side of the Moon 50th Anniversary Edition for Free

The wait is finally over because Pink Floyd’s mammoth and very expensive Dark Side of the Moon deluxe box set it out today. Luckily, there are also separates available which fans might want to top up their collection with, and you can also listen to the new remastered album for free below from 5pm GMT onwards today. Check Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.com for latest pricing as it might “come down” soon! My Unboxing video and unboxing photos Pink Floyd’s groundbreaking album, The Dark Side Of The Moon, celebrates its 50th anniversary with a deluxe box set that pays tribute to its enduring legacy. Originally released in March 1973, this revolutionary album was developed during live performances and recorded at the legendary EMI Studios (now Abbey Road Studios) in London. The iconic album cover, featuring a prism spectrum, was designed by Storm Thorgerson of Hipgnosis and illustrated by George Hardie. The 50th-anniversary edition box set is...

Live At Wembley Empire Pool, London, 1974 [Pic: Copyright Hipgnosis]

Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon is 50 Years Old Today

Happy Birthday to Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon album which is 50 years old today! The album was recorded between 30 May 1972 – 9 February 1973 having being played live on the road for a period of time. Lots of bootlegs exist of the album where you can hear the songs being developed over time with different song titles, lyrics and musical arrangements within the songs. The final album, recorded by Alan Parsons at Abbey Road studios, is a true master piece and one of the best rock and roll albums of all time. Best Selling Albums of All Time The album has sold perhaps 45 million copies worldwide which puts it in the top 4 best selling albums of all time. 3rd is Whitney Houston The Bodyguard with slightly more than 45 million sales, 2nd is AC/DC Back In Black with 50 million sales and number...

Abbey Road Studios 2023 Dark Side of the Moon Take Over 4

Abbey Road Dark Side of the Moon Takeover

To coincide with the 50th anniversary of the release of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon, Abbey Road studios in London, where the album was recorded, has replaced the usual graffiti plastered walls outside the studio with a much welcomed makeover in the style of Dark Side of the Moon. The signs point to the gift shop where they are selling merchandise. Thank you to Peter Chow for letting me share his images (copyright 2023) Links – Pink Floyd Collectors Facebook Page