In March of 1973, Pink Floyd released one of the most successful albums of their music career and in music history. The most noted tracks on this album are "Time" and "Us and Them" This is still one of the all-time top selling records.
Alan Parsons Project; Alan Parsons Project; Peter James
Pink Floyd; Pink Floyd
Number of Discs
42m : 52s
Album Notes and Credits
Pink Floyd: Roger Waters (bass instrument); David Gilmour, Nick Mason , Richard Wright .
Personnel: David Gilmour (vocals, guitar, keyboards); Roger Waters (vocals, electric guitar, keyboards, bass guitar); Richard Wright (vocals, keyboards); Clare Torry (vocals); Dick Parry (saxophone); Nick Mason (drums, percussion); Doris Troy, Lesley Duncan, Liza Strike, Barry St. John (background vocals).
Additional personnel: Doris Troy, Lesley Duncan, Liza Strike, Barry St. John, Dick Parry, Clare Torry.
Audio Mixer: Chris Thomas .
Liner Note Author: David Sinclair.
Recording information: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (06/1972-01/1973).
Illustrator: George Hardie.
Photographers: Hipgnosis; Storm Thorgerson; Jill Furmanosky; Tony May.
Rolling Stone (12/11/03, p.110) - Ranked #43 in Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Albums Of All Time" - "...One of the best-produced rock albums ever..."
Rolling Stone (5/24/73, p.57) - "...The sound is lush and multi-layered while remaining clear and well-structured....a fine album with a textural and conceptual richness that not only invites, but demands involvement....the excellence of a superb performance..."
Q (10/94, p.137) - 4 Stars - Excellent
Uncut (5/03, p.112) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...The subdued, darkly muttering, sombrely somnolent music of DARK SIDE OF THE MOON startles....An achievement of considerable merit..."
NME (Magazine) (3/20/93, p.33) - 8 - Excellent - "...although everything your punk rock elder brother said was undeniably true, it doesn't take a great mental leap to achieve the mind-set of the pot-smoking philosophy student and pronounce this album a super-sensory classic..."
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