Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
A1 Speak to Me 1:11
A2 Breathe 2:44
A3 On the Run 3:34
A4 Time 7:03
A5 The Great Gig in the Sky 4:47
B1 Money 6:37
B2 Us and Them 7:43
B3 Any Colour You Like 3:27
B4 Brain Damage 3:52
B5 Eclipse 2:04

Credits

12" Vinyl 1

electric bass guitar:
Roger Waters (1972-06-01 – 1973-01-09) (track B2)
Hammond organ:
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1972-06 – 1973-01) (track A2)
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1972-09 – 1973-01) (track A5)
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1972-06-01 – 1973-01-09) (track B2)
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1973-01) (tracks A3, B3–B5)
rototom:
Nick Mason (of Pink Floyd) (1972-09 – 1973-01) (track A4)
drums (drum set):
Nick Mason (of Pink Floyd) (1972-06 – 1973-01) (track A2)
Nick Mason (of Pink Floyd) (1972-06-01 – 1973-01-09) (track B2)
Nick Mason (of Pink Floyd) (1972-06-07 – 1973-01-09) (track B1)
Nick Mason (of Pink Floyd) (1972-09 – 1973-01) (tracks A4–A5)
Nick Mason (of Pink Floyd) (1973-01) (tracks B3–B5)
bass guitar:
Roger Waters (1972-06-07 – 1973-01-09) (track B1)
Roger Waters (1972-09 – 1973-01) (track A4)
farfisa:
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1972-09 – 1973-01) (track A4)
Minimoog:
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1973-01) (track B3)
pedal steel guitar:
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) (1972-09 – 1973-01) (track A5)
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) (1972-06 – 1973-01) (track A2)
synthesizer [EMS Synthi A]:
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1973-01) (track B3)
synthesizer [EMS Synthi AKS]:
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) (1973-01) (track A3)
synthesizer [EMS VCS 3]:
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1972-09 – 1973-01) (track A4)
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1973-01) (track B3)
synthesizer [VCS3 synthesizer]:
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1973-01) (track B4)
synthesizer [VCS3]:
Roger Waters (1973-01) (track A3)
bass:
Roger Waters (1972-06 – 1973-01) (track A2)
Roger Waters (1972-06-01 – 1973-01-09) (track B2)
Roger Waters (1972-09 – 1973-01) (track A5)
Roger Waters (1973-01) (tracks B3–B5)
tape:
Nick Mason (of Pink Floyd) (1972-06 – 1973-01) (track A1)
Roger Waters (1972-06 – 1973-01) (track A1)
Nick Mason (of Pink Floyd) (1972-06-07 – 1973-01-09) (track B1)
Roger Waters (1972-06-07 – 1973-01-09) (track B1)
Nick Mason (of Pink Floyd) (1973-01) (tracks A3, B4–B5)
Roger Waters (1973-01) (tracks A3, B4)
electric guitar:
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) (1972-09 – 1973-01) (track A4)
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) (1972-06 – 1973-01) (track A2)
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) (1972-06-01 – 1973-01-09) (track B2)
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) (1972-06-07 – 1973-01-09) (track B1)
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) (1973-01) (tracks A3, B3–B5)
percussion:
Nick Mason (of Pink Floyd) (1972-06 – 1973-01) (tracks A1–A2)
Nick Mason (of Pink Floyd) (1972-09 – 1973-01) (track A5)
Nick Mason (of Pink Floyd) (1973-01) (tracks A3, B3, B5)
foot stomps:
Peter James (sound engineer) (1973-01) (track A3)
Rhodes piano:
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1972-06 – 1973-01) (track A2)
piano:
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1972-06 – 1973-01) (track A1)
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1972-09 – 1973-01) (track A5)
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1972-06-01 – 1973-01-09) (track B2)
bell:
Nick Mason (of Pink Floyd) (1973-01) (track B4)
tenor saxophone:
Dick Parry (1972-06-01 – 1973-01-09) (track B2)
Dick Parry (1972-06-07 – 1973-01-09) (track B1)
Wurlitzer electric piano:
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1972-06-07 – 1973-01-09) (track B1)
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1972-09 – 1973-01) (track A4)
additional composer:
Roger Waters (tracks A1, A5)
assistant engineer:
Peter James (sound engineer) (tracks A1–B5)
background vocals:
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) (1972-09 – 1973-01) (track A4)
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) (1972-06 – 1973-01) (track A2)
Leslie Duncan (1972-06-01 – 1973-01-09) (track B2)
Barry St. John (1972-06-01 – 1973-01-09) (track B2)
Liza Strike (1972-06-01 – 1973-01-09) (track B2)
Doris Troy (1972-06-01 – 1973-01-09) (track B2)
Leslie Duncan (1972-09 – 1973-01) (track A4)
Barry St. John (1972-09 – 1973-01) (track A4)
Liza Strike (1972-09 – 1973-01) (track A4)
Doris Troy (1972-09 – 1973-01) (track A4)
Leslie Duncan (1973-01) (tracks B4–B5)
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) (1973-01) (tracks B4–B5)
Barry St. John (1973-01) (tracks B4–B5)
Liza Strike (1973-01) (tracks B4–B5)
Doris Troy (1973-01) (tracks B4–B5)
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1973-01) (track B5)
composer:
Roger Waters (tracks A3–A4, B1–B2, B4–B5)
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) (tracks A2–A4, A4, B3)
Nick Mason (of Pink Floyd) (tracks A1, A4, B3)
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (tracks A2, A4, A4–A5, B2–B3)
engineer:
Alan Parsons (of The Alan Parsons Project) (tracks A1–B5)
lead vocals:
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) (1972-09 – 1973-01) (track A4)
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1972-09 – 1973-01) (track A4)
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) (1972-06 – 1973-01) (track A2)
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) (1972-06-01 – 1973-01-09) (track B2)
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) (1972-06-07 – 1973-01-09) (track B1)
Clare Torry (1972-09 – 1973-01) (track A5)
Roger Waters (1973-01) (tracks B4–B5)
lyricist:
Clare Torry (track A5)
Roger Waters (tracks A2, A4, A4, B1–B2, B4–B5)
mixer:
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer) (tracks A1–B5)
Alan Parsons (of The Alan Parsons Project) (1973) (tracks A5, B2–B4)
other vocals [harmony vocals]:
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1972-06-01 – 1973-01-09) (track B2)
other vocals [manic laughter]:
Peter Watts (Pink Floyd road manager) (1973-01) (track B4)
other vocals [scat]:
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) (1973-01) (track B3)
phonographic copyright by:
Pink Floyd (1973) (tracks A1–B5)
producer:
Pink Floyd (tracks A1–B5)
remixer:
Alan Parsons (of The Alan Parsons Project) (tracks A1–B5)
spoken vocals:
Roger "The Hat" Manifold (1973-01) (track A3)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1973) (tracks A1–B5)
The Gramophone Co. Ltd. (1973) (tracks A1–B5)
publisher:
Artemis Muziekuitgeverij B V (tracks A2–A4, A4, B1–B2, B4–B5)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track B1)
KPM (music publisher) (tracks A1–A4, A4–B5)
Pathe-Marconi (this is a record company, not an imprint) (track B1)
Pathé Marconi EMI (record company, renamed EMI Pathé Marconi in 1986) (track B3)
Roger Waters Music Overseas Ltd. (tracks A2–A4, A4, B1–B2, B4–B5)
TRO-Hampshire House Publishing Corp. (tracks A1–A4, A4–B5)
Warner/Chappell Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks A2–A4, A4, B1–B2, B4–B5)
World Copyrights Ltd. (tracks A1–A3, A5, B4–B5)
mixed at:
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios in St John's Wood, Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom (1972-06 – 1973-01) (tracks A1–A2)
Abbey Road Studios in St John's Wood, Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom (1972-06-01 – 1973-01-09) (track B2)
Abbey Road Studios in St John's Wood, Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom (1972-06-07 – 1973-01-09) (track B1)
Abbey Road Studios in St John's Wood, Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom (1972-09 – 1973-01) (tracks A4–A5)
is based on:
Breathe (from the film “The Body”) (track A2)
The Riot Scene (track B2)
later versions:
The Last Few Bricks (track A2)
recording of:
Breathe (1972-06 – 1973-01) (track A2)
Speak to Me (1972-06 – 1973-01) (track A1)
Us and Them (1972-06-01 – 1973-01-09) (track B2)
Money (1972-06-07 – 1973-01-09) (track B1)
Breathe (reprise) (1972-09 – 1973-01) (track A4)
The Great Gig in the Sky (1972-09 – 1973-01) (track A5)
Time (1972-09 – 1973-01) (track A4)
Any Colour You Like (1973-01) (track B3)
Brain Damage (1973-01) (track B4)
Eclipse (1973-01) (track B5)
On the Run (1973-01) (track A3)
revision of:
Intro Song (track A1)
version of:
The Travel Sequence (track A3)

Release

manufactured in:United Kingdom
design/illustration:George Hardie N.T.A.
Hipgnosis (UK art design group)
photography:Hipgnosis (UK art design group)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/1830381 [info]

Release Group

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
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: 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]
https://lyrics.fandom.com/wiki/Pink_Floyd:The_Dark_Side_Of_The_Moon_(1973) [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]
Allmusic:https://www.allmusic.com/album/mw0000191308 [info]
Wikidata:Q150901 [info]