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1973 Dark Side of the Moon Album Cover

Dark Side of the Moon Lyrics

Home / Pink Floyd Lyrics / Dark Side of the Moon Lyrics “The Dark Side of the Moon” is the eighth studio album by the English rock band Pink Floyd, released in 1973. The album is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most innovative albums in the history of rock music, and has sold over 50 million copies worldwide.

Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Moon Sound System 1973

Pink Floyd Sound System in 50 Year Anniversary Viewing

The Pink Floyd PA system, used on the 1973 tour of Dark Side of the Moon, is being recreated in 2023! CH Vintage Audio will display the equipment at 5 of the Australian Pink Floyd concerts in the UK. It will appear in the foyers at the concerts. Shows are on at Guildford, Birmingham, Brighton and Bournemouth. Sound systems that could fill a large hall, let along a stadium, were developed alongside Pink Floyd growing as a band. Acoustic amplification used to be the order of the day. Philharmonic halls and the likes would have an angled ceiling to broadcast the audio at the audience. Pink Floyd PA Book Chris Hewitt from Cheshire, England, has the UK’s largest collection of Vintage audio equipment has has been documenting his experience with the development of large rock sound systems over the past few years in a 3 volume set of books. The...

Clare Torry Great Gig in the Sky Singer (1)

Clare Torry Great Gig in the Sky Singer

Clare H. Torry, born on 29 November 1947 in Marylebone, London, is an English singer. Clare Torry was the singer on Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Moon song Great Gig in the Sky. Her contribution to the album was immense. She created one of the most moving songs on the album with her soaring vocal improvisation. She would later sue the band for unpaid royalties claiming she effectively co-wrote the song Great Gig in the Sky. The other co-author was Richard Wright. Besides this iconic contribution, she sang the theme for the 1977 film OCE.She also performed Dolly Parton’s “Love Is Like a Butterfly” for the BBC TV series “Butterflies” from 1978 to 1983. Clare Torry Pink Floyd Connection Born to Geoffrey Napier Torry and Dorothy W. Singer, Clare began her singing career in the 1960s. She mostly covered popular songs and later worked for EMI as a staff...

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...

Nick Mason Pompeii

Nick Mason Becomes Honorary Citizen of Pompeii on the Day He Performs There

Pink Floyd drummer, Nick Mason, has been awarded the title of honorary citizen of Pompeii in Italy. He received the title today, joined by his wife Annette, at the small ceremony at the City Hall – known locally as the Commune di Pompeii. Nick Mason is in town with his excellent Saucerful of Secrets band performing at the Teatro Grande in the ancient ruins, this evening. Pompeii is famous for lots of reasons including the great volcano eruption that preserved a Roman city and was only relatively recently rediscovered. Its also famous for Pink Floyd’s 1972 film Live at Pompeii where they recorded a rather excellent and experimental film of them performing, sharing clips behind the scenes and of recording Dark Side of the Moon. There is a Pink Floyd museum at the amphitheater. Watch a video of the event : https://www.facebook.com/NickMasonDrums/videos/811550813958130/ What is Pompeii Famous For? Pompeii, an ancient...

Roger Waters Dark Side Redux LP

Roger Waters’ Dark Side of the Moon Redux Out 6 October 2023

To celebrate the golden anniversary of Pink Floyd’s monumental ‘The Dark Side Of The Moon’, legendary bassist Roger Waters has made a thrilling announcement. To pay a melodious tribute to this epoch-defining opus, Waters is all set to deliver his reinterpretation entitled ‘The Dark Side Of The Moon Redux‘. In a fresh spin on the iconic tracks, the first single “Money” is already painting the aural landscape in new colours. Music aficionados can indulge in the resounding notes streaming now across all major platforms. Curious fans can also sneak a listen below via the accompanying YouTube video. Brace yourselves for 6th October 2023, as this revisited classic is slated to hit the market. The retro aesthetic meets modern demand as ‘The Dark Side Of The Moon Redux’ will be available in a spectrum of vinyl colours, nostalgic cassette format, easily accessible digital, and timeless CD format. There is a new...