The Dark Side of the Moon

~ Release by Pink Floyd (see all versions of this release, 92 available)

Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
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A1Speak to Me
assistant engineer:
Peter James (sound engineer)
engineer:
Alan Parsons (of The Alan Parsons Project)
producer:
Pink Floyd
mixer:
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer)
percussion and tape [tape effects]:
Nick Mason (of Pink Floyd) (from 1972-06 until 1973-01)
piano:
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (from 1972-06 until 1973-01)
tape [tape effects]:
Roger Waters (from 1972-06 until 1973-01)
phonographic copyright by:
The Gramophone Co. Ltd. (in 1973), EMI Records Ltd (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (in 2003), Pink Floyd Music Ltd. (in 2011) and Pink Floyd Music Ltd. (in 2016)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (from 1972-06 until 1973-01)
recording of:
Speak to Me (from 1972-06 until 1973-01)
composer:
Nick Mason (of Pink Floyd)
publisher:
Hampshire House Publishing Corp., KPM (music publisher), Pink Floyd Music Publishers Ltd., TRO-Hampshire House Publishing Corp. and World Copyrights Ltd.
revision of:
Intro Song
3.751:08
A2Breathe
assistant engineer:
Peter James (sound engineer)
engineer:
Alan Parsons (of The Alan Parsons Project)
producer:
Pink Floyd
mixer:
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer)
drums (drum set) and percussion:
Nick Mason (of Pink Floyd) (from 1972-06 until 1973-01)
electric bass guitar:
Roger Waters (from 1972-06 until 1973-01)
electric guitar, pedal steel guitar and background vocals and lead vocals:
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) (from 1972-06 until 1973-01)
Hammond organ and Rhodes piano:
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (from 1972-06 until 1973-01)
phonographic copyright by:
The Gramophone Co. Ltd. (in 1973), EMI Records Ltd (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (in 2003), Pink Floyd Music Ltd. (in 2011) and Pink Floyd Music Ltd. (in 2016)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (from 1972-06 until 1973-01)
recording of:
Breathe (from 1972-06 until 1973-01)
lyricist:
Roger Waters
composer:
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) and Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist)
publisher:
Artemis Muziekuitgeverij B V, Hampshire House Publishing Corp., KPM (music publisher), Pink Floyd Music Publishers Ltd., Roger Waters Music Overseas Ltd., TRO-Hampshire House Publishing Corp., Warner/Chappell Music Publishing Ltd. and World Copyrights Ltd.
is based on:
Breathe (from the film “The Body”)
4.352:49
A3On the Run
assistant engineer:
Peter James (sound engineer)
engineer:
Alan Parsons (of The Alan Parsons Project)
producer:
Pink Floyd
mixer:
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer)
electric guitar and synthesizer [EMS Synthi AKS]:
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) (in 1973-01)
foot stomps:
Peter James (sound engineer) (in 1973-01)
Hammond organ:
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (in 1973-01)
percussion and tape [tape effects]:
Nick Mason (of Pink Floyd) (in 1973-01)
synthesizer [VCS3] and tape [tape effects]:
Roger Waters (in 1973-01)
spoken vocals:
Roger "The Hat" Manifold (in 1973-01)
phonographic copyright by:
The Gramophone Co. Ltd. (in 1973), EMI Records Ltd (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (in 2003), Pink Floyd Music Ltd. (in 2011) and Pink Floyd Music Ltd. (in 2016)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (in 1973-01)
recording of:
On the Run (in 1973-01)
composer:
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) and Roger Waters
publisher:
Artemis Muziekuitgeverij B V, Hampshire House Publishing Corp., KPM (music publisher), Pink Floyd Music Publishers Ltd., Roger Waters Music Overseas Ltd., TRO-Hampshire House Publishing Corp., Warner/Chappell Music Publishing Ltd. and World Copyrights Ltd.
version of:
The Travel Sequence
3.93:51
A4Time
assistant engineer:
Peter James (sound engineer)
engineer:
Alan Parsons (of The Alan Parsons Project)
producer:
Pink Floyd
mixer:
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer)
drums (drum set) and rototom:
Nick Mason (of Pink Floyd) (from 1972-09 until 1973-01)
electric bass guitar:
Roger Waters (from 1972-09 until 1973-01)
electric guitar and background vocals and lead vocals:
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) (from 1972-09 until 1973-01)
farfisa, synthesizer [EMS VCS 3], Wurlitzer electric piano and lead vocals:
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (from 1972-09 until 1973-01)
background vocals:
Leslie Duncan (from 1972-09 until 1973-01), Barry St. John (from 1972-09 until 1973-01), Liza Strike (from 1972-09 until 1973-01) and Doris Troy (from 1972-09 until 1973-01)
phonographic copyright by:
The Gramophone Co. Ltd. (in 1973), EMI Records Ltd (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (in 2003), Pink Floyd Music Ltd. (in 2011) and Pink Floyd Music Ltd. (in 2016)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (from 1972-09 until 1973-01)
recording of:
Breathe (reprise) (from 1972-09 until 1973-01)
lyricist:
Roger Waters
composer:
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) and Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist)
publisher:
Artemis Muziekuitgeverij B V, KPM (music publisher), Pink Floyd Music Publishers Ltd., Roger Waters Music Overseas Ltd., TRO-Hampshire House Publishing Corp. and Warner/Chappell Music Publishing Ltd.
recording of:
Time (from 1972-09 until 1973-01)
lyricist:
Roger Waters
composer:
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd), Nick Mason (of Pink Floyd), Roger Waters and Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist)
publisher:
Artemis Muziekuitgeverij B V, Hampshire House Publishing Corp., KPM (music publisher), Roger Waters Music Overseas Ltd., TRO-Hampshire House Publishing Corp. and Warner/Chappell Music Publishing Ltd.
4.856:50
A5The Great Gig in the Sky
assistant engineer:
Peter James (sound engineer)
engineer:
Alan Parsons (of The Alan Parsons Project)
producer:
Pink Floyd
mixer:
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer)
drums (drum set) and percussion:
Nick Mason (of Pink Floyd) (from 1972-09 until 1973-01)
electric bass guitar:
Roger Waters (from 1972-09 until 1973-01)
Hammond organ and piano:
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (from 1972-09 until 1973-01)
pedal steel guitar:
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) (from 1972-09 until 1973-01)
lead vocals:
Clare Torry (on 1973-01-21)
phonographic copyright by:
The Gramophone Co. Ltd. (in 1973), EMI Records Ltd (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (in 2003), Pink Floyd Music Ltd. (in 2011) and Pink Floyd Music Ltd. (in 2016)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (from 1972-09 until 1973-01)
recording of:
The Great Gig in the Sky (from 1972-09 until 1973-01)
lyricist:
Clare Torry
composer:
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist)
publisher:
Hampshire House Publishing Corp., KPM (music publisher), Pink Floyd Music Publishers Ltd., TRO-Hampshire House Publishing Corp. and World Copyrights Ltd.
version of:
The Mortality Sequence
4.454:44
B1Money
assistant engineer:
Peter James (sound engineer)
engineer:
Alan Parsons (of The Alan Parsons Project)
producer:
Pink Floyd
mixer:
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer)
drums (drum set) and tape [tape effects]:
Nick Mason (of Pink Floyd) (from 1972-06-07 until 1973-01-09)
electric bass guitar and tape [tape effects]:
Roger Waters (from 1972-06-07 until 1973-01-09)
electric guitar and lead vocals:
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) (from 1972-06-07 until 1973-01-09)
guest saxophone and tenor saxophone:
Dick Parry (from 1972-06-07 until 1973-01-09)
Wurlitzer electric piano:
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (from 1972-06-07 until 1973-01-09)
phonographic copyright by:
The Gramophone Co. Ltd. (in 1973), EMI Records Ltd (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (in 2003), Pink Floyd Music Ltd. (in 2011) and Pink Floyd Music Ltd. (in 2016)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (from 1972-06-07 until 1973-01-09)
recording of:
Money (from 1972-06-07 until 1973-01-09)
lyricist and composer:
Roger Waters
publisher:
Artemis Muziekuitgeverij B V, Chappell Music Ltd., Hampshire House Publishing Corp., KPM (music publisher), Pathe-Marconi (this is a record company, not an imprint), Pink Floyd Music Publishers Ltd., Roger Waters Music Overseas Ltd., TRO-Hampshire House Publishing Corp. and Warner/Chappell Music Publishing Ltd.
4.56:23
B2Us and Them
assistant engineer:
Peter James (sound engineer)
engineer:
Alan Parsons (of The Alan Parsons Project)
producer:
Pink Floyd
mixer:
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer)
drums (drum set):
Nick Mason (of Pink Floyd) (from 1972-06-01 until 1973-01-09)
electric bass guitar:
Roger Waters (from 1972-06-01 until 1973-01-09)
electric guitar and lead vocals:
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) (from 1972-06-01 until 1973-01-09)
Hammond organ, piano and background vocals [harmony vocals]:
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (from 1972-06-01 until 1973-01-09)
tenor saxophone:
Dick Parry (from 1972-06-01 until 1973-01-09)
background vocals:
Leslie Duncan (from 1972-06-01 until 1973-01-09), Barry St. John (from 1972-06-01 until 1973-01-09), Liza Strike (from 1972-06-01 until 1973-01-09) and Doris Troy (from 1972-06-01 until 1973-01-09)
spoken vocals:
Roger "The Hat" Manifold (from 1972-06-01 until 1973-01-09)
phonographic copyright by:
The Gramophone Co. Ltd. (in 1973), EMI Records Ltd (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (in 2003), Pink Floyd Music Ltd. (in 2011) and Pink Floyd Music Ltd. (in 2016)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (from 1972-06-01 until 1973-01-09)
recording of:
Us and Them (from 1972-06-01 until 1973-01-09)
lyricist:
Roger Waters
composer:
Roger Waters and Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist)
publisher:
Artemis Muziekuitgeverij B V, Hampshire House Publishing Corp., KPM (music publisher), Pink Floyd Music Publishers Ltd., Roger Waters Music Overseas Ltd., TRO-Hampshire House Publishing Corp. and Warner/Chappell Music Publishing Ltd.
is based on:
The Riot Scene
is based on:
The Violent Sequence
4.557:50
B3Any Colour You Like
assistant engineer:
Peter James (sound engineer)
engineer:
Alan Parsons (of The Alan Parsons Project)
producer:
Pink Floyd
mixer:
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer)
drums (drum set) and percussion:
Nick Mason (of Pink Floyd) (in 1973-01)
electric bass guitar:
Roger Waters (in 1973-01)
electric guitar and other vocals [scat]:
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) (in 1973-01)
Hammond organ, Minimoog, synthesizer [EMS Synthi A] and synthesizer [EMS VCS 3]:
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (in 1973-01)
phonographic copyright by:
The Gramophone Co. Ltd. (in 1973), EMI Records Ltd (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (in 2003), Pink Floyd Music Ltd. (in 2011) and Pink Floyd Music Ltd. (in 2016)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (in 1973-01)
recording of:
Any Colour You Like (in 1973-01)
composer:
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd), Nick Mason (of Pink Floyd) and Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist)
publisher:
Hampshire House Publishing Corp., KPM (music publisher), Pathé Marconi EMI (record company, renamed EMI Pathé Marconi in 1986), Pink Floyd Music Publishers Ltd. and TRO-Hampshire House Publishing Corp.
3.93:26
B4Brain Damage
assistant engineer:
Peter James (sound engineer)
engineer:
Alan Parsons (of The Alan Parsons Project)
producer:
Pink Floyd
mixer:
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer)
bell, drums (drum set) and tape [tape effects]:
Nick Mason (of Pink Floyd) (from 1972-06 until 1973-01)
electric bass guitar and tape [tape effects] and lead vocals:
Roger Waters (from 1972-06 until 1973-01)
electric guitar:
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) (from 1972-06 until 1973-01)
Hammond organ and synthesizer [VCS3]:
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (from 1972-06 until 1973-01)
background vocals:
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) (from 1972-06 until 1973-01), Leslie Duncan (from 1972-06 until 1973-01), Barry St. John (from 1972-06 until 1973-01), Liza Strike (from 1972-06 until 1973-01) and Doris Troy (from 1972-06 until 1973-01)
other vocals [manic laughter]:
Peter Watts (Pink Floyd road manager) (from 1972-06 until 1973-01)
phonographic copyright by:
The Gramophone Co. Ltd. (in 1973), EMI Records Ltd (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (in 2003), Pink Floyd Music (1987) Ltd. (in 2011), Pink Floyd Music Ltd. (in 2011) and Pink Floyd Music Ltd. (in 2016)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (from 1972-06 until 1973-01)
recording of:
Brain Damage (from 1972-06 until 1973-01)
lyricist and composer:
Roger Waters
publisher:
Artemis Muziekuitgeverij B V, Hampshire House Publishing Corp., KPM (music publisher), Roger Waters Music Overseas Ltd., TRO-Hampshire House Publishing Corp., Warner/Chappell Music Publishing Ltd. and World Copyrights Ltd.
4.553:47
B5Eclipse
assistant engineer:
Peter James (sound engineer)
engineer:
Alan Parsons (of The Alan Parsons Project)
producer:
Pink Floyd
mixer:
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer)
drums (drum set), percussion and tape [tape effects]:
Nick Mason (of Pink Floyd) (in 1973-01)
electric bass guitar and lead vocals:
Roger Waters (in 1973-01)
electric guitar:
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) (in 1973-01)
Hammond organ:
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (in 1973-01)
background vocals:
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) (in 1973-01), Leslie Duncan (in 1973-01), Barry St. John (in 1973-01), Liza Strike (in 1973-01), Doris Troy (in 1973-01) and Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (in 1973-01)
phonographic copyright by:
The Gramophone Co. Ltd. (in 1973), EMI Records Ltd (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (in 2003), Pink Floyd Music Ltd. (in 2011) and Pink Floyd Music Ltd. (in 2016)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (in 1973-01)
recording of:
Eclipse (in 1973-01)
lyricist and composer:
Roger Waters
publisher:
Artemis Muziekuitgeverij B V, Hampshire House Publishing Corp., KPM (music publisher), Roger Waters Music Overseas Ltd., TRO-Hampshire House Publishing Corp., Warner/Chappell Music Publishing Ltd. and World Copyrights Ltd.
42:12

Credits

Release

manufactured in:United Kingdom
design/illustration:George Hardie N.T.A.
Hipgnosis (UK art design group)
photography:Hipgnosis (UK art design group)
remastered versions:Oh by the Way (in 2003)
Discovery (in 2011)
Discovery (in 2011)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/1873013 [info]

Release Group

remixes:The Power of the Dark Side
associated singles/EPs:Money
Time / Us and Them
covers:Dark Side of the Moon by Dream Theater
Dark Side of the Moon 2001 by Out of Phase
Dark Side of the Moon A Cappella by Vocomotion
Dark Side of the Moon on Cello by Gordon Withers
Dub Side of the Moon by Easy Star All‐Stars
MOON8 by Brad Smith
Return to the Dark Side of the Moon by Various Artists
The Dark Side of the Moon by The Flaming Lips & Stardeath and White Dwarfs with Henry Rollins & Peaches
The String Quartet Tribute to Pink Floyd's The Dark Side of the Moon by Vitamin String Quartet
live performances:1972‐02‐20: The Rainbow Theatre, Finsbury Park, London, UK
1974-11-16: Empire Pool, Wembley, London, UK
A Trip to the Moon: The Early 1972 UK Concerts
p·u·l·s·e
included in:Discovery
Oh by the Way
Shine On
The Pink Floyd Collection
part of:Absolute Radio's The 100 Collection (number: 15) (order: 15)
The Guardian 100 Best Albums Ever (number: 37) (order: 37)
Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 2003 edition (number: 43) (order: 43)
Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 2012 edition (number: 43) (order: 43)
Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 2020 edition (number: 55) (order: 55)
Jaguaro: One Hundred Albums You Should Remove from Your Collection Immediately (number: 64) (order: 64)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/master/10362 [info]
lyrics page:https://genius.com/albums/Pink-floyd/The-dark-side-of-the-moon [info]
reviews:http://mixdownmag.com.au/gear-rundown-pink-floyds-dark-side-moon [info]
https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/reviews/b3fd [info]
https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/reviews/gncz [info]
other databases:http://www.musik-sammler.de/album/20278 [info]
https://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/pink_floyd/the_dark_side_of_the_moon/ [info]
https://www.offiziellecharts.de/album-details-6346 [info]
Allmusic:https://www.allmusic.com/album/mw0000191308 [info]
Wikidata:Q150901 [info]