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Mp3 Pink Floyd - The Dark Side Of The Moon

  • Performer: Pink Floyd
  • Album: The Dark Side Of The Moon
  • Label: Harvest
  • Catalog #: SHVL 804
  • MP3: 2059 mb | FLAC: 1018 mb
  • Released: 1973
  • Country: India
  • Style: Psychedelic Rock, Prog Rock
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  • Category: Rock
Mp3 Pink Floyd - The Dark Side Of The Moon

Tracklist

1Eclipse
Written-By – Waters
2Money
Saxophone – Dick ParryWritten-By – Waters
3Breathe
Written-By – Gilmour, Wright, Waters
4The Great Gig In The Sky
Vocals – Clare TorryWritten-By – Wright
5Any Colour You Like
Written-By – Gilmour, Mason, Wright
6Us And Them
Saxophone – Dick ParryWritten-By – Wright, Waters
7Speak To Me
Written-By – Mason
8Time
Written-By – Gilmour, Mason, Wright, Waters
9On The Run
Written-By – Gilmour, Waters
10Brain Damage
Written-By – Waters

Versions

CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
1C 064-05 249Pink Floyd The Dark Side Of The Moon ‎(LP, Album, RE, Gat)Harvest, EMI Electrola1C 064-05 249Germany1976
1C 064-05 249Pink Floyd The Dark Side Of The Moon ‎(LP, Album, RE, Gat)Harvest, EMI Electrola1C 064-05 249GermanyUnknown
ELD 02.21.257Pink Floyd El Lado Oscuro De La Luna ‎(LP, Album, Gat)EMIELD 02.21.257Peru1973
7243 8 2 9752 4 3Pink Floyd The Dark Side Of The Moon ‎(Cass, Album, RE, RM, Dol)EMI United Kingdom7243 8 2 9752 4 3Europe1994
UDCD 517Pink Floyd Dark Side Of The Moon ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM)Mobile Fidelity Sound LabUDCD 517Japan1988
CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
SHVL 804, 1E 064 o 05249Pink Floyd The Dark Side Of The Moon ‎(LP, Album, Gat)Harvest, HarvestSHVL 804, 1E 064 o 05249UK1973
1C 064-05 249Pink Floyd The Dark Side Of The Moon ‎(LP, Album, RE, Gat)Harvest, EMI Electrola1C 064-05 249Germany1976
1C 064-05 249Pink Floyd The Dark Side Of The Moon ‎(LP, Album, RE, Gat)Harvest, EMI Electrola1C 064-05 249GermanyUnknown
ELD 02.21.257Pink Floyd El Lado Oscuro De La Luna ‎(LP, Album, Gat)EMIELD 02.21.257Peru1973
7243 8 2 9752 4 3Pink Floyd The Dark Side Of The Moon ‎(Cass, Album, RE, RM, Dol)EMI United Kingdom7243 8 2 9752 4 3Europe1994

Credits

  • Artwork [Sleeve Art, Stickers Art]George Hardie N.T.A.
  • Backing VocalsBarry St. John, Doris Troy, Lesley Duncan, Liza Strike
  • Bass, Vocals, Synthesizer [Vcs3], Effects [Tape], Lyrics ByRoger Waters
  • Design [Sleeve], Photography ByHipgnosis
  • EngineerAlan Parsons
  • Engineer [Assistant]Peter James
  • Keyboards, Vocals, Synthesizer [Vcs3]Richard Wright
  • Mixed By [Supervised]Chris Thomas
  • Percussion, Effects [Tape]Nick Mason
  • Producer, Music ByPink Floyd
  • Vocals, Guitar, Synthesizer [Vcs3]David Gilmour
  • Written-ByGilmour (tracks: a II, b, c, g), Mason (tracks: a I, c, g), Wright (tracks: a II, c, d, f, g), Waters (tracks: a II to c, e, f, h, I)
  • Backing VocalsBarry St John, Doris Troy, Leslie Duncan, Liza Strike
  • Design [Sleeve & Stickers Art, N.T.A.]George Hardie
  • Design [Sleeve & Stickers Art]N.T.A.
  • Design [Sleeve Design], Photography ByHipgnosis
  • EngineerAlan Parsons
  • Engineer [Assistant]Peter Jones
  • Keyboards, Vocals, Synthesizer [VCS3]Richard Wright
  • Lyrics By, Bass Guitar, Vocals, Synthesizer [VCS3], Effects [Tape Effects]Roger Waters
  • Mastered ByGene (tracks: Side B), Wally (tracks: Side A)
  • Mixed By [Mixing Supervised By]Chris Thomas
  • Percussion, Effects [Tape Effects]Nick Mason
  • ProducerPink Floyd
  • Vocals, Electric Guitar, Synthesizer [VCS3]David Gilmour
  • Artwork [Sleeve Art, Stickers Art]George Hardie, N.T.A.
  • Backing VocalsBarry St John, Doris Troy, Leslie Duncan, Liza Strike
  • Bass, Vocals, Synthesizer [Vcs3], Tape [Effects], Lyrics ByRoger Waters
  • Design, Photography ByHipgnosis
  • EngineerAlan Parsons
  • Engineer [Assistant]Peter James
  • Keyboards, Vocals, Synthesizer [Vcs3]Richard Wright
  • Mixed ByChris Thomas
  • Percussion, Tape [Effects]Nick Mason
  • Producer, Music ByPink Floyd
  • Vocals, Guitar, Synthesizer [Vcs3]David Gilmour
  • Artwork [Sleeve Art, Stickers Art]George Hardie N.T.A.
  • Backing VocalsBarry St. John, Doris Troy, Lesley Duncan, Liza Strike
  • Bass, Vocals, Synthesizer [VCS3], Effects [Tape]Roger Waters
  • Design [Sleeve], Photography ByHipgnosis
  • EngineerAlan Parsons
  • Engineer [Assistant]Peter James
  • Keyboards, Vocals, Synthesizer [VCS3]Richard Wright
  • Lyrics ByRoger Waters
  • Music ByPink Floyd
  • Percussion, Effects [Tape]Nick Mason
  • ProducerPink Floyd
  • Supervised By [Mixing]Chris Thomas
  • Vocals, Guitar, Synthesizer [Vcs3]David Gilmour
  • Written-ByGilmour (tracks: A2 to A4, B3), Mason (tracks: A1, A4, B3), Wright (tracks: A2, A4, A5, B2, B3), Waters (tracks: A2 to A4, B1, B2, B4, B5)
  • Backing VocalsBarry St. John, Doris Troy, Lesley Duncan, Liza Strike
  • EngineerAlan Parsons
  • Engineer [Assistant]Peter James
  • Mixed By [Supervised]Chris Thomas
  • Producer, Music ByPink Floyd
  • Sleeve [Art], Artwork [Stickers]George Hardie N.T.A.
  • Sleeve [Design], Photography ByHipgnosis
  • Tape [Effects], PercussionNick Mason
  • Vocals, Bass, Synthesizer [Vcs3], Effects [Tape], Lyrics ByRoger Waters
  • Vocals, Guitar, Synthesizer [Vcs3]David Gilmour
  • Vocals, Keyboards, Synthesizer [Vcs3]Richard Wright
  • Artwork [Sleeve Art, Stickers Art]George Hardie N.T.A.
  • Bass, Vocals, Synthesizer [Vcs3], Effects [Tape], Lyrics ByRoger Waters
  • Design, Sleeve, Photography ByHipgnosis
  • EngineerAlan Parsons
  • Engineer [Assistant]Peter James
  • Keyboards, Vocals, Synthesizer [Vcs3]Richard Wright
  • Mixed By [Supervised]Chris Thomas
  • Percussion, Effects [Tape]Nick Mason
  • Producer, Music ByPink Floyd
  • Vocals, Guitar, Synthesizer [Vcs3]David Gilmour
  • Written-ByGilmour (tracks: A2 to A4, B3), Mason (tracks: A1, A4, B3), Wright (tracks: A2, A4, A5, B2, B3), Waters (tracks: A2 to A4, B1, B2, B4, B5)
  • Artwork [Sleeve Art, Stickers Art]George Hardie N.T.A.
  • Bass, Vocals, Synthesizer [Vcs3], Effects [Tape], Lyrics ByRoger Waters
  • Design [Sleeve], Photography ByHipgnosis
  • EngineerAlan Parsons
  • Engineer [Assistant]Peter James
  • Keyboards, Vocals, Synthesizer [Vcs3]Richard Wright
  • Mixed By [Supervised]Chris Thomas
  • Percussion, Effects [Tape]Nick Mason
  • Producer, Music ByPink Floyd
  • Vocals, Guitar, Synthesizer [Vcs3]David Gilmour
  • Written-ByGilmour (tracks: A2, A3, A4, B3), Mason (tracks: A1, A4, B3), Wright (tracks: A2, A4, A5, B2, B3), Waters (tracks: A2 to A4, B1, B2, B4, B5)
  • Artwork [Sleeve Art]George Hardy N.T.A.
  • Backing VocalsBarry St John, Doris Troy, Leslie Duncan, Liza Strike
  • BassRoger Waters
  • Design [Sleeve Design], PhotographyHipgnosis
  • Effects [Tape]Nick Mason, Roger Waters
  • EngineerAlan Parsons
  • Engineer [Assistant]Peter James
  • GuitarDavid Gilmour
  • KeyboardsRichard Wright
  • Lyrics ByRoger Waters
  • Mixed By [Supervisor]Chris Thomas
  • Music ByRoger Waters (tracks: 5, 8, 9)
  • PercussionNick Mason
  • ProducerPink Floyd
  • Synthesizer [Vcs3]David Gilmour, Richard Wright, Roger Waters
  • VocalsDavid Gilmour, Richard Wright, Roger Waters
  • ProducerPink Floyd
  • Lyrics ByRoger Waters
  • Music By, ProducerPink Floyd
  • Backing VocalsBarry St. John, Doris Troy, Leslie Duncan, Liza Strike
  • Bass Guitar, VocalsRoger Waters
  • DrumsNick Mason
  • Guitar, VocalsDavid Gilmour
  • Keyboards, VocalsRichard Wright
  • Liner NotesLubomír Dorůžka
  • Artwork [Sleeve Art, Stickers Art]George Hardie
  • Backing VocalsBarry St. John, Doris Troy, Lesley Duncan, Liza Strike
  • Bass, Vocals, Synthesizer [Vcs3], Tape [Effects], Lyrics ByRoger Waters
  • Design, PhotographyHipgnosis
  • EngineerAlan Parsons
  • Engineer [Assistant]Peter James
  • Keyboards, Vocals, Synthesizer [Vcs3]Richard Wright
  • Mixed ByChris Thomas
  • Percussion, Tape [Effects]Nick Mason
  • Producer, Music ByPink Floyd
  • Vocals, Guitar, Synthesizer [Vcs3]David Gilmour
  • Backing VocalsBarry St John, Doris Troy, Leslie Duncan, Liza Strike
  • Bass Guitar, Vocals, Synthesizer [Vcs 3], Effects [Tape]Roger Waters
  • EngineerAlan Parsons
  • Engineer [Assistant]Peter James
  • Keyboards, Vocals, Synthesizer [Vcs 3]Richard Wright
  • Lyrics ByRoger Waters
  • Percussion, Effects [Tape]Nick Mason
  • Photography By [Live Photographs]Hipgnosis , Jill Furmanovsky
  • Photography By [Photograms]Chris Craske, Stylorouge
  • Photography By [Prism]Storm Thorgerson, Tony May
  • Photography By [Pyramid]Hipgnosis
  • ProducerPink Floyd
  • Remastered By [Digitally]Doug Sax
  • SaxophoneDick Parry (tracks: 5, 6)
  • Sleeve [Design]Storm Thorgerson
  • Supervised By [Mixing]Chris Thomas
  • Supervised By [Remastering]James Guthrie
  • VocalsClare Torry (tracks: 4)
  • Vocals, Guitar, Synthesizer [Vcs 3]David Gilmour
  • Written-ByGilmour (tracks: A2 to A4, B3), Mason (tracks: A1, A4, B3), Wright (tracks: A2, A4, A5, B2, B3), Waters (tracks: A2 to A4, B1, B2, B4, B5)
  • Artwork [Sleeve Art]George Hardie N.T.A.
  • Backing VocalsBarry St John, Doris Troy, Leslie Duncan, Liza Strike
  • Bass Guitar, Vocals, Synthesizer [Vcs3], Effects [Tape Effects]Roger Waters
  • Design [Sleeve], Photography ByHipgnosis
  • EngineerAlan Parsons
  • Engineer [Assistant]Peter James
  • Keyboards, Vocals, Synthesizer [Vcs3]Richard Wright
  • Lyrics ByRoger Waters
  • Mixed By [Mixing Supervised By]Chris Thomas
  • Percussion, Effects [Tape Effects]Nick Mason
  • ProducerPink Floyd
  • Vocals, Guitar [Guitars], Synthesizer [Vcs3]David Gilmour
  • Written-ByGilmour (tracks: 1b to 3, 7), Mason (tracks: 1a, 7), Wright (tracks: 1b, 3, 4, 6, 7), Waters (tracks: 1b to 3, 5, 6, 8, 9)
  • Artwork [Rayograms]Chris Craske, Stylorouge
  • Backing VocalsBarry St. John (tracks: 1-1 to 1-10), Carlena Williams (tracks: 2-1 to 2-10), Doris Troy (tracks: 1-1 to 1-10), Lesley Duncan (tracks: 1-1 to 1-10), Liza Strike (tracks: 1-1 to 1-10), Venetta Fields (tracks: 2-1 to 2-10)
  • Bass Guitar, Vocals, Effects [Tape]Roger Waters
  • Cover [Original Cover Design], Photography ByHipgnosis
  • Design [Experience]StormStudios
  • EngineerAlan Parsons (tracks: 1-1 to 1-10), Brian Humphries (tracks: 2-1 to 2-10), Phill Brown (tracks: 2-1 to 2-10)
  • Engineer [Assistant ]Peter James (tracks: 1-1 to 1-10)
  • Graphics [Heartbeat Graphic From An Idea Of]Roger Waters
  • Graphics, ArtworkGeorge Hardie N.T.A.
  • Lyrics ByRoger Waters
  • Mastered ByAndy Jackson (tracks: 2-1 to 2-10), James Guthrie (tracks: 1-1 to 1-10), Joel Plante (tracks: 1-1 to 1-10)
  • Mixed By [2011 Audio Mixing]Andy Jackson (tracks: 2-1 to 2-10), Damon Iddins (tracks: 2-1 to 2-10)
  • Mixed By [Supervised]Chris Thomas (tracks: 1-1 to 1-10)
  • Percussion, Effects [Tape]Nick Mason
  • Photography ByHipgnosis
  • Photography By [Prism]Storm Thorgerson, Tony May
  • Photography By [Pyramid]Hipgnosis
  • ProducerPink Floyd
  • SaxophoneDick Parry (tracks: 1 -6, 1-7, 2-6, 2-7)
  • VocalsClare Torry (tracks: 1-5)
  • Vocals, Guitar, Synthesizer [Vcs3]David Gilmour
  • Vocals, Keyboards, Synthesizer [Vcs3]Richard Wright
  • Artwork [Sleeve Art, Stickers Art]George Hardie
  • Backing VocalsBarry St. John, Doris Troy, Leslie Duncan, Liza Strike
  • BassRoger Waters
  • Design [Sleeve Design], Photography ByHipgnosis
  • EngineerAlan Parsons
  • Engineer [Assistant]Peter Jones
  • GuitarDavid Gilmour
  • KeyboardsRichard Wright
  • Lyrics ByRoger Waters
  • Mixed ByChris Thomas
  • PercussionNick Mason
  • ProducerPink Floyd
  • VocalsDavid Gilmour, Richard Wright, Roger Waters

Notes

Recorded at Abbey Road Studios, London, between June 1972 and January 1973.
Gatefold cover.

Note on Credits:
Though credited for the entire album, Barry St John, Doris Troy, Lesley Duncan, and Liza Strike perform backing vocals only on tracks A4, B2, B4, and B5.

LONG PLAY 33⅓ R.P.M. RECORD
Manufactured & Distributed by
THE GRAMOPHONE COMPANY OF INDIA LIMITED
A member of the EMI Group of Companies International leaders in Electronics, Records and Entertainment
DUM DUM ● INDIA

Issued in gatefold laminated cover.

Similar to Pink Floyd - The Dark Side Of The Moon, but different printing house.© 1973 Pink Floyd Music Publishers Ltd.
Recorded at Abbey Road Studios, London between June 1972 & January 1973.
Digitally remastered at The Mastering Lab, LA.

Made in the E.U. (on disc)
Printed in Italy (on back inlay)

Digital remaster ℗ 1992 The copyright in this sound recording is owned by EMI Records Ltd
© 1994 EMI Records Ltd

Issued in a standard jewel case with 22 page booklet with credits and photos.Title on front cover: The Dark Side Of The Moon
Title on spine & disc: Dark Side Of The Moon

DIDX 226 code on booklet and back cover, not on the disc.

Manufactured for Capitol Records, Inc.
℗ 1973 The Gramaphone Company Limited
© 1973 Capitol Records, Inc.

Printed in U.S.A. (on booklet and back cover).

All lyrics © Pink Floyd Music Publ. Ltd./Chappell Music Ltd. Used by Permission.
Recorded at Abbey Road Studios, London between June 1972 and January 1973

Note on Credits:
Though not stated in the liner notes, Barry St. John, Doris Troy, Lesley Duncan, and Liza Strike perform backing vocals only on tracks 3, 6, 8, and 9.


Standard jewel case with a 12-page bookletcomes with 1 page insert with liner-notes
no gatefold cover

Misprint Dick Parry on Saxophone solo as on A5, but he is playing B2

Though not detailed in the liner notes, Barry St. John, Doris Troy, Lesley Duncan, and Liza Strike perform backing vocals only on tracks A4, B2, B4, and B5.

Catalog number with price code "1 13 2224 ZD" is written on front top right cover, back cover and insert.
Catalog number "1 13 2224" written on the spine and labels.Very close to Pink Floyd - The Dark Side Of The Moon but Sleeve made in UDEN Netherland. Labels have different layout (see the blue line of triangle).
Record Made in France by Pathé Marconi EMI. Matrix number with M9 instead of M6.
℗ 1973

Come with two stickers and two posters.

Note on Credits:
Though not specified in the liner notes, Barry St. John, Doris Troy, Lesley Duncan, and Liza Strike perform backing vocals only on tracks A4, B2, B4, and B5.[This is the twelfth U.S. repress, issued in 1987. All three variations of the runout/matrix for this repress are included. If you have a different runout/matrix, you do not possess this edition. CD was pressed in the U.S. at the Jacksonville, Illinois plant. Originally issued in a longbox.]

Manufactured for Capitol Records, Inc.
℗ 1973 The Gramaphone Company Limited
© 1973 Capitol Records, Inc.

Printed in U.S.A. (on booklet and back cover).

All lyrics © Pink Floyd Music Publ. Ltd./Chappell Music Ltd. Used by Permission.
Recorded at Abbey Road Studios, London between June 1972 and January 1973

Note on Credits:
Though not stated in the liner notes, Barry St. John, Doris Troy, Lesley Duncan, and Liza Strike perform backing vocals only on tracks 3, 6, 8, and 9.℗1973 EMI Records Ltd.

Released in a gatefold and with two posters and two stickers.Recorded at Abbey Road Studios, London between June 1972 and January 1973.
This is the original form of the release, it has solid blue prism LP picture labels, later forms have an empty prism. It has a gatefold sleeve, with one sleeve glued shut.
Originally includes af poster with a motive of a Blue pyramid. Matte. There is no catalog number on the poster.

Note on Credits:
Though credited for the entire album, Barry St John, Doris Troy, Lesley Duncan, and Liza Strike perform backing vocals only on tracks c, f, h, and i.Originally released in 1973 on LP.

℗ 1973 Original sound recording made by EMI Records Ltd.
© 1973 EMI Records Ltd.
All lyrics ©Pink Floyd Music Publ.Ltd./Chappell Music Ltd. Used by permission.
Recorded at Abbey Road Studios, London between June 1972 and January 1973.
Printed in England by James Upton Ltd Birmingham and London.

Made in Italy

The booklet includes texts about the new "Compact Disc System" in German, English, French and Italian.

Titles 1a and 1b are one track on the CD without a common title. Individual durations for 1a and 1b were manually stopped. Duration on the release is just given for the combined track 1.

Note on Credits:
Though not stated in the liner notes, Barry St. John, Doris Troy, Lesley Duncan, and Liza Strike perform backing vocals only on tracks 3, 6, 8, and 9.Recorded at Abbey Road Studios, London between June 1972 and January 1973.

Comes with:
1) A blue pyramid poster.
2) A six-pane group shot poster in landscape style with.
3) Two small Pink Floyd graphic inserts, one yellow and one brown, printed on thin pieces of paper.
(all four with the same Category as the release).

EMI Electrola GmbH, Köln. All rights reserved.
Printed in Germany by 4P NICOLAUS GMBH, Köln.

The Category prefix 1C 064 was introduced approximately 1976/77 in Germany, so earlier dates are not possible here.The release is similar to the first pressing, without the solid blue triangle on labels, and a different inner sleeve.
Many copies have been released with a sticker on cover, although some do not have it.

Text on left in the middle :
(P) 1973
The Gramophone Company Limited

Text on label (top) :
EMI RECORDS LTD ALL RIGHTS OF THE MANUFACTURER AND OF THE OWNER OF THE RECORDED WORK RESERVED.

Text on label (bottom) :
UNAUTHORISED PUBLIC PERFORMANCE, BROADCASTING, AND COPYING OF THIS RECORD PROHIBITED MADE IN GT BRITAIN

Recorded at Abbey Road Studios, London between June 1972 and January 1973.
Comes with two A2-sized posters.Пинк Флойд - Обратная Сторона Луны

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© Продюсерский центр рок-н-ролльных приходов Единой Евангелическо-Лютеранской Церкви России Спб., 1992This release does not have an XDR logo on the spine, only on the cassette shell. The cassette shell is transparent and has a repeating pattern of tiny horizontal ovals stacked in vertical columns around the shell edge, and a raised "W" and "C" in circles in the bottom left and right corners respectively of either side A or B.Comes in a 3-page fold out cardboard sleeve with a 16-page booklet with lyrics and photos of the band members.

Disc One:
The original album, mastered at das boot recording, 2011.
Recorded at Abbey Road Studios, London between June 1972 and January 1973.

Disc Two:
Mastered in 2011 at Tube Mastering. Mixed in 2011.
Thanks to Phil Taylor, Astoria.

Made in EU.

www.pinkfloyd.com
Original UK release date: March 1973Recorded at Abbey Road Studios, London between June 1972 and January 1973.

Variations with other NZ releases:
- Gatefold inside left has blue Harvest logo + Stereo ©™ + ℗1972 EMI (New Zealand) Limited
- Label:
+ ℗1973 The Gramophone Co. Ltd.
+ Category SHVL.804 and matrix (SHVL.804B) appear on opposite sides of the label and the matrix suffix(A,B) is in capitals
+ some of the writing credits for WATERS & GILMOUR are in capital letters while the rest of the band are in lower case
+ track A2 written as "Breathe In The Air"

Note on Credits:
Though credited for the entire album, Barry St John, Doris Troy, Lesley Duncan, and Liza Strike perform backing vocals only on tracks A4, B2, B4, and B5.Recorded at Abbey Road Studios, London between June 1972 and January 1973.
Manufactured by Capitol Records Inc., a subsidiary of Capitol Industries, Inc., U.S.A.

℗ 1973 The Gramophone Company Ltd.
Printed in U.S.A.Grey shell cassette from Taiwan. Sticker labels and one-sided J-card.
Track A1 says "Breath" instead of "Breathe" and A2 says "One" instead of "On".
"Money" is split into A5 and B1.Recorded at Abbey Road Studios, London between June 1972 and January 1973.

℗ 1973 The Gramophone Co. Ltd.
Made in Gt. Britain

E.M.I Records (The Gramophone Co. Ltd.) Hayes · Middlesex · England
File under POPULAR : Pop Groups
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This is the original form of the release, it has solid light blue prism LP picture labels with silver lettering, later forms have an empty prism. It has a gatefold sleeve, and there are several known variations - see below. Originally delivered with 2 posters and 2 stickers.

There are 2 systems for track numbering on the release. The cover lists the titles A1 to B5 (used in this submission). The labels however number the tracks from (a) to (i) so, for example, "Breathe" is listed as "(a)(II)" on the label but "2" on the cover (see images).

The following is a guide to identifying the elements that make up the first pressing, but for a more comprehensive guide it is best to refer to the Pink Floyd Archives website

Huge numbers were pressed to meet advance orders and there are 88 documented run out variations. There are several variations of sleeves, posters and stickers, and as these were produced by different companies and delivered to the pressing plant at different times there are several combinations.

1. The label has a solid light blue prism. Subsequent pressings have a blue glowing inner edge prism with the centre black.
2. 'The Gramophone Co.' text starts at 10 o'clock on label.
3. A-2/B-2 matrix stamps appear in the runout area.
4. There are 2 ink variations used for printing sleeve blue/black and black .
5. There are 3 sleeve opening variations. 1. The right front opening of the gatefold cover is sealed with the two sides glued together. 2. The right front opening of the gatefold cover is sealed with a fold over flap that is glued inside the opening. 3. The right front opening of the gatefold cover is not sealed.
6. Inner sleeve is a distinctive polythene lined die cut black semi matt paper with white printed text stating 2 patent numbers bottom left [1125555/1072844] and 'MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN' bottom right.
7. Posters and stickers were printed on either matte or gloss paper
8. Stickers may have printed backs with diagonal lines across them, and the words 'Fasson' 'FasPrint' and 'Crack-Back', or plain white backs with the word "Permanaent"
9. Some copies came with a small round sticker on the front cover stating "Pink Floyd The Dark Side of the Moon" (confirmed for stampers GL/MO). Early cover stickers are a lighter, faded grey-purple/blueish colour and measure ~67mm diameter, later cover stickers are a darker black and measure ~62mm diameter.
10. Some early copies have a manufacturing defect on the track Money, where the song skips. This only appears to affect some records made with A2/B2 stampers

This first edition was initially pressed by The Gramophone Co. Ltd., from July 1st, 1973 by its legal successor, EMI Records Ltd. at the same plant.
International E.M.I. catalog number 1E 064 o 05249 appears in small fonts and parentheses on the cover rear.

Note on Credits:
Though credited for the entire album, Barry St John, Doris Troy, Lesley Duncan, and Liza Strike perform backing vocals only on tracks A4, B2, B4, and B5.

Companies

  • Manufactured By – Capitol Records-EMI Of Canada Limited
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – EMI Records Ltd.
  • Lacquer Cut At – The Lacquer Channel
  • Record Company – EMI Records Ltd.
  • Published By – Pink Floyd Music Publishing Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – The Gramophone Co. Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Abbey Road Studios
  • Mastered At – Tube Mastering
  • Licensed To – Parlophone Records Ltd.
  • Remastered At – Das Boot Recording
  • Recorded At – Abbey Road Studios
  • Recorded At – Empire Pool, Wembley
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Pink Floyd Music Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Pink Floyd Music Ltd.
  • Pressed By – www.takt.eu – 2100003177544
  • Pressed By – www.takt.eu – 2100003177933
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – The Gramophone Co. Ltd.
  • Record Company – The Gramophone Company Of India Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Abbey Road Studios
  • Distributed By – The Gramophone Company Of India Ltd.
  • Manufactured By – The Gramophone Company Of India Ltd.
  • Printed By – The Eagle Lithographing Co. (P) Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – The Gramophone Co. Ltd.
  • Record Company – EMI Electrola GmbH
  • Printed By – 4P Nicolaus GMBH
  • Recorded At – Abbey Road Studios
  • Recorded At – Abbey Road Studios
  • Mastered At – Capitol Mastering
  • Manufactured By – Capitol Records, Inc.
  • Lacquer Cut At – Tower Mastering
  • Lacquer Cut At – Capitol Mastering
  • Pressed By – Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Winchester
  • Distributed By – Capitol Records, Inc.
  • Marketed By – Capitol Records, Inc.
  • Published By – TRO-Hampshire House Publishing Corp.
  • Copyright (c) – TRO-Hampshire House Publishing Corp.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – The Gramophone Co. Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Pink Floyd Music Publishers Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – EMI Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – EMI Records Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Abbey Road Studios
  • Remastered At – The Mastering Lab
  • Marketed By – EMI
  • Distributed By – EMI
  • Manufactured By – Capitol Records, Inc.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – The Gramophone Co. Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Capitol Records, Inc.
  • Duplicated By – Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Winchester
  • Made By – Pathé Marconi EMI
  • Recorded At – Abbey Road Studios
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Post jobs, find pros, and collaborate commission-free in our professional marketplace. It was released on March 17, 1973 in the U. Floyd fans were first treated to Dark Side of the Moon in concert more than a year before the album was actually released. Pink Floyd. Part of its enduring appeal is the quality of the material, there simply isnt a bad track on it, with a listening experience greater even than the sum of the parts. Pink Floyd от лица компании EMI UK Pink Floyd The Dark Side Of The Moon. Songs in album Pink Floyd - The Dark Side of the Moon 1973. Scorpions, Bon Jovi, The Eagles. The record builds on ideas explored in Pink Floyd's earlier recordings and performances, while omitting the extended instrumentals that. Return to the Dark Side of the Moon: a Tribute to Pink Floyd. Rock 1973. Pink Floyd - PULSE Floyd - The Dark Side Of The Moon 1973. Pink Floyd - On the Run. Directed by Matthew Longfellow. The Dark Side of the Moon. 10 tracks 44:39. Primarily developed during live performances, the band premiered an early version of the record several months before recording began. X I'm Watching This Keep track of everything you watch tell your friends. The Hammond Organ enters for the first time on the Run rabbit run line in Breathe and then goes away until the middle of The Great Gig in the Sky, then doesnt reappear until Us and Them, t. Please try again. 10 tracks 46:31. Its themes include old age, conflict and insanity the latter possibly inspired by the deteriorating mental state of their former band leader Syd Barrett. Формируйте собственную коллекцию записей Pink Floyd. A detailed look at the production of the biggest album in the history of progressive rock and one of the best-selling albums of all time. 0Check in. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Pink Floyd - Breathe In the Air. marketed and distributed by Sony Music Entertainment. Get your team aligned with all to the Dark Side of the Moon: a Tribute to Pink Floyd. Richard Wright, Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Nick Mason. What have the artists said about this One of the great things about an album like The Dark Side Of The Moon, for example, is what is not played. The members of Pink Floyd often spent their downtime during the Dark Side sessions watching Monty Pythons Flying Circus on BBC2, so when the British comedy troupe ran into difficulty raising money for their first full-length feature film, the Floyd now flush with cash from the sales of Dark Side were more than happy to pony up 10 percent of. Pink Floyd от лица компании EMI UK Dark Side of the Moon is the eighth studio album by English rock band Pink Floyd, released on 1 March 1973 by Harvest Records. and March 24, 1973 in the UK. Pink Floyd - PULSE Pink Floyd The Dark Side Of The Moon. Pink Floyd - Speak To Me. Generally regarded as Pink Floyds masterwork, the qualities of The Dark Side Of The Moon have perhaps been taken for granted in recent years, but a return to it with fresh ears reminds the listener of its strengths. The Dark Side of the Moon builds upon previous experimentation Pink Floyd had done, especially on their album Meddle. Make social videos in an instant: use custom templates to tell the right story for your business. Nick . The Dark Side of the Moon is the eighth studio album by English rock band Pink Floyd, released on 1 March 1973 by Harvest Records. Slow Blues Blues Ballads 1 - A. Nick Pink Floyd The Dark Side Of The Moon. The way instruments appear and then GO AWAY Sometimes for great periods of time. It stands as one of the most successful commercial recordings of all time, and has been released in just about every known country on the entire planet. It was recorded at Abbey Road Studios in London England and released in 1973. Scorpions, Bon Jovi, The . 27 February 1973. Dark Side is estimated to have sold around 15 million copies in the US alone, and over 45 million worldwide, making it one of the best-selling albums in the history of music. The Dark Side Of The Moon 2011 Remastered Version. New material was recorded in two sessions in 1972 and 1973 at Abbey Road Studios in London. The record builds on ideas explored in Pink Floyd's earlier recordings and performances, while omitting the extended instrumentals that. Get your team aligned with all the. Pink Floyd - The Dark Side Of The Moon 1973. For Hire. Bands Pink Floyd The Dark Side Of The Moon. 2016 The copyright in this sound recording is owned by Pink Floyd Music Ltd. Listen free to Pink Floyd The Dark Side of the Moon Speak to Me, Breathe In The Air and more. The album built on ideas explored in earlier recordings and live shows, but lacks the extended instrumental excursions that characterized their earlier work. Track Listing. Listen free to Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Moon Money, Us and Them and more. Pink Floyd may have better albums than Dark Side of the Moon, but no other record defines them quite as well as this one. 10 tracks 43:03. With Roger Waters, Storm Thorgerson, Nigel Williamson, David Fricke. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin

Hirah
I have a copy for sale, the one pictured in the first three images here. PM for details.
Inabel
My copy has an empty prism, and says "Made in Sweden" on the label, but the SHVL-number is entirely outside the triangle. The Harvest-logo on the label is allso smaller. It is quite a ot different from the one pictured.The runout correctly says: SHVL 804 a/b, but there is also a "2" on the Direct opposite side.An alternate version?
Arashigore
notes saysThis is the original form of the release, it has solid blue prismbut pic show a empty prism on labelso, pic is wrong ?
Innadril
There should be two entries. The first press w. the solid prism - exactly the same cover and label as the orig. U.K. first pressing - but w. the matrix seen above: A/B-side without mother and stamper, and a repress w. label pics matching the pics shown for this release. Same matrix for both pressings.
VizoRRR
Can somebody help me ? I have two covers... one is stickered (with 67mm) and has the inserts exactly from the first press.. the other is exactly the same but a little bit thicker ... which one belongs to the first press.. ?
Onetarieva
Oh my god !!! 2800$ for the second best selling record over the world ?? Are you serious ??
Error parents
best album , i love it this is fantanstic :D
Faell
Was wondering if anyone can help me identify the origins of this 8-Track, seems I can not find any info about it, might be more rare then the purple quad copy out there...https://www.discogs.com/Pink-Floyd-Dark-Side-Of-The-Moon/release/14034846
Mot
Hi,Anyone can please help me out which version i have? i think it's the first pressing. but the prism looks different on the label ! besides that the label looks identically the same.Everything matches description of discogs, except the "later forms of prisms on the label" in the description. My copy: Gatefoldsleeve should be very first pressing (glued one side, and fold out at other side of the gatefold for the posters).. Label has silver letters on blue , with the "gramophone" text centered at 10' o clock it looks identically the same ...except the prism isn't full as in the pictures that comes with the disocgs description. Matrix: 804-A5 bside: 804-B. Sleeve inner info & numers all matches with this pressing. i also checked a English detailed database of every version out there, and couldn't find the version that i have!Note :it also has the famous pressing plant mishap skip on "money" which should indicate it's the first pressing.. But what about the... damn prism... ? ... :p Can post pictures if someone wants to help me out of the label.thx!
Gaeuney
I do not really understand the price of this album. It sells between 2 or 5 per month, so not so rare and most of the time without stickers and posters. The average price should be around 50 €. This is the second best selling album in the history of music, not a super rare rock album ... Anyway, I don't care, I bought mine 3 € ;b
Rainshaper
I think what it comes down to is getting a copy with all the bits intact in really decent condition. Not so easy! A lot of the stickers are gone and the inner sleeve too.
Marg
it is (blue plain triangle and SHVL 804 A-2 matrix number) but without stickers and posters. Anyway, as you said i was very lucky. i would never have paid 200 € for this album.
Macage
3 euros for first pressing? Either you are very lucky or it's not a first pressing.
Llathidan
Release reviewed here: https://www.discogs.com/Pink-Floyd-The-Dark-Side-Of-The-Moon/release/4655423As my journey continues in search of the best Dark Side of the Moon I finally stumble upon an early UK copy in good condition and decide to buy it. To be specific a third generation A3/B3 from 1973.Mostly I went back and forth with my 2016 reissue on the tracks Money and Time because I felt like I needed to narrow it down to shorter switching times and still need tracks that have lots of different qualities to them, when it comes to Dark Side, most releases are well mastered in general so comparing becomes a tightrope where the devil lies in the details.I described the 2016 Grundman cut as a very balanced and only slightly harsh but well sounding alternative. Which is what we come to realize again here. The UK does seem slightly less edgy in comparison and from experience with comparing other Pink Floyd originals vs reissue this is a common trend, the EQ is a smidge lower, removing some of that harshness. Cymbals and high hats sound more smooth and earthy while the reissues is more metallic for example.Its not to say that it doesnt use the high end to effect though, the guitars have just as much clarity and air if not more even, on the original. It then gives the lower end some more ground to stand on simultaneously.Reverb too seems just as good if not better here on the A3/B3 giving subtitles in echoes more effect.The plus for the 2016 cut then is present in certain areas where its EQ has better effect, such as the clocks on Time. This can be extended to more areas as a general rule where the original is not as in the room and realistic.But right after we are then treated to the synth and drum intro before the vocals and the UK certainly has more bite here. That coupled with the extra bass from the low end really gives it and edge over the reissue.And thats where I stop at least for now as I decided the UK to be the winner.One of the main drawbacks for the reissue really was that slight harshness I felt and while the higher end EQ choices have been favoring for other PF reissue such as on WYWH where I actually favor the Grundman cut over the UK original for sounding more real and less bloaty, here it mostly has the opposite effect.There still is, for example, some sibilance on the UK. Although because my copy is used and my stylus is Elliptical I dont dare say how much it really is. But I do assume that the only way to solve that entirely is in way of the extra smooth and pleasant MFSL release. And dropping the needle on its Money track as a finisher really affirms my belief that it is the best version for that song alone at least.In the end the UK original takes the spot over the 2016 reissue for now. Ill try to give the other releases a head to head again sometime but right now I dont want to spoil the album too much.Find it in NM condition and you will surely be a happy listener.Current Ranking: 1. MoFi's Side 22. Japanese PRO USE's Side 13. UK original A3/B3 (This)4. 2016 Grundman Cut?. MoFi UHQREquipment Used:Rega RP1 with Nagaoka MP-200 CartridgeCyrus 2 AmplifierSystem Fidelity SF-3050 Tower SpeakersCustom made HQ Speaker Cables
Early Waffle
theoriginalthor1 move up to( ortofon )shibata and a tonearm where you can adjust vta Already have, though its not necessary for this record.
Winenama
move up to( ortofon )shibata and a tonearm where you can adjust vta
Kashicage
It probably should be noted that the live poster for the UK issue is different to the US counterpart, as well...aside from having different band photos in the inset pictures, it is landscape format, where the US poster is portrait format. These are not just on the first pressings, of course, but worth noting if you might be on the hunt for the correct accoutrements to your particular pressing...
Zicelik
That was a very good point, and thankyou for sharing that..I have pristine copy, ( with ALL cards, poster) and is the Individual Band member photos,. I would love to have the Pyramid poster now!
Brakora
not my style of music but gave it a shot and its an amazing album probably one of the greatest album of any genre of all time
Геракл
You shouldn't stop there. Hip Hop is great, but rock/psychedelic rock/industrial/EBM is way more diverse.
Darkraven
Can someone help me identify this version of LP? https://imgur.com/a/1cm8Emt
Nikok
hi, i have a version of the first pressing close to NM condition, the one with the label with silver lettering on blue, and out of the three "pressings" the very first one with a foldout cover. it has been hardly played. now, there's a skip on side B. the vinyl is perfect at the piece - i inspected it with magnifier glass and nothing. so i looked up on forums about skips of the very first press and some say it's at the B side, indeed during "money", as it is with my copy. anyone knows more information about this?
caif
The skip during 'Money' is a known flaw on a lot of these first edition 'solid blue triangle' copies; I believe there were a couple of other minor audio issues too and it was all of this that led to the recut to the A3/B3 matrix pressing (which the audio hyper-nerds over on the Steve Hoffman Forum reckon is the 'best' version of this album in terms of audio quality) and also when the powers that be took the opportunity to replace the label design with something more legible ???? The A3/B3 pressing with 'Gramophone Co.' rimmed labels is actually a great deal rarer than the solid blue triangle version, but doesn't look quite as cool ???? For really detailed info on pressing differences check out the UK Discography section of Vernon Fitch's superlative 'Pink Floyd Archives'website. It's also worth a search around on the Steve Hoffman Music Forum, although some of the more heated debates there can get a bit exasperating. I hope that all helps ????
SARAND
hello they mention this on this site, I hope this helps http://pinkfloydarchives.com/DUKLPPF.htm
Riavay
Yes, it's a mastering problem & the main reason for the 2nd issue. That said, I hear not all solid blue 1sts suffer, it may be resolved using a different arc, I find Baerwald best on whole LP sides.
Mr_KiLLaURa
My release appears to be a 1973 Capital release.Side 1: SMAS-1-11163 - H74 #3 X(x with circle around it) MLSide 2: SMAS-2-11163 - G-70 #5 ---<Rainbow colour around the center ring as well. Can find H74 in the list but nothing on G-70.Any help? Thanks.
Damdyagab
rebelfloyd My release appears to be a 1973 Capital release.Side 1: SMAS-1-11163 - H74 #3 X(x with circle around it) MLSide 2: SMAS-2-11163 - G-70 #5 ---&lt;Rainbow colour around the center ring as well. Can find H74 in the list but nothing on G-70.Any help? Thanks. Matrices and label design certainly point to a 1980's pressing. Capitol introduced the "revived" rainbow label around 1983 if I'm not mistaken, and it replaced the custom prism label that was used on all US pressings from the originals in 1973 into the early 80's.
Kirimath
1972 - "Dark Side of the Moon" is released by Medicine Head on John Peels Dandelion label. 1973 - Pink Floyd release "Dark Side of the Moon"...Just imagine if Coldplay released an lp entitled "OK Computer" a year after Radiohead..time tends to blur the importance of these small details..
Doktilar
Medicine Head's ''Dark Side of the Moon" was noted as a commercial dud. Not to mention that Roger Waters had came up with the name before Medicine Head. So, yes, Even the details highlighting details tend to become a grey area for some. But, some remember the deep importancies. Also, who achieved greater fame? Get all of your facts straight next time.
Jox
My copy, bought the first week of release in 1973, does not have "sticker" on the cover. Otherwise it matches.
Nayatol
What can I possibly say about an album that not only means so much to so many, and has influenced an equal number ... other then to tell you some personal stories regarding the album, from my perspective, from someone in their early twenties when The Dark Side of the Moon slammed head long into this portion of the galaxy.I was in Viet Nam when Dark Side was released, and please allow me to assure you, that sitting comfortably in your living room and hearing this piece of music is one thing, sitting in the middle of the jungle, on the other side of the world, on the dark side of the moon, if you will ... now that was an adventure. Viet Nam was black as coal at night, the stars shown down like brilliant beacons, shadows moved from things I couldn’t see, while things moved that didn’t cast shadows, and at times it was so quiet that the noise of the chirping bugs was deafening. This was my introduction to Dark Side of the Moon, and hearing this surreal soundscape mixed with the comings and goings of war added a fourth dimension to each and every song. There were no walls, nothing to contain the music, it just filled up my hootch, floated out through the misquote netting, and drifted off into the jungle, where I’m more than sure that today it’s still resonating from tree to tree.Now, the coolest thing was when PsyOps got a hold of it. These guys had huge speaker systems that where attached to the choppers, and they would blast the VC with ungodly noise both day and night ... but when we nurses showed up at their hanger with Dark Side Of The Moon in hand, why it took those boys about three minutes to hook the stereo up to those huge speakers, power up the amp, and treated us to a concert style playback in surround sound, that actually shook the walls.Dark Side of the Moon was on the Top 100 for something like a million weeks. It was the seminal album to be used when purchasing stereos, speakers and using dope. There were a certain number of albums one simply had to own, otherwise you hung your head in shame, and Dark Side was at the top of the list. Dark Side was playing all of the time, but that was back when Rolling Stone Magazine was counter culture, filled with stereo adds, mail order bongs, and those uncomfortable Earth Shoes. Just the words Dark Side and Pink Floyd were dropped to let people know that you were hip, with the poster from the first edition hung prominently in everyone’s living room.The music from Dark Side has stood the test of time astonishingly well, though for me, not the trippy cash registers, the screaming or the bells. I have taken the album to a friend who has mixed out all of those annoying sounds, leaving me with one of the smoothest, lush and flowing albums I could ever have conjure into being. There is no way to measure all of the groups who would reference Dark Side as the seminal release that spurred them on, and it certainly must be considered as a historical release, giving the album a central place in musical history.Everything Pink Floyd ever did lead them to the making Dark Side Of The Moon, and everything they did after was a mere reflection of it. I’m sure that one day people will wonder what all the hoopla was about, but by then I won’t care ... I’ll just shrug my shoulders knowing that The Dark Side Of The Moon effected everything I have ever done or thought.Review by Jenell Kesler
Gindian
streetmouse What can I possibly say about an album that not only means so much to so many, and has influenced an equal number ... other then to tell you some personal stories regarding the album, from my perspective, from someone in their early twenties when The Dark Side of the Moon slammed head long into this portion of the galaxy.I was in Viet Nam when Dark Side was released, and please allow me to assure you, that sitting comfortably in your living room and hearing this piece of music is one thing, sitting in the middle of the jungle, on the other side of the world, on the dark side of the moon, if you will ... now that was an adventure. Viet Nam was black as coal at night, the stars shown down like brilliant beacons, shadows moved from things I couldn’t see, while things moved that didn’t cast shadows, and at times it was so quiet that the noise of the chirping bugs was deafening. This was my introduction to Dark Side of the Moon, and hearing this surreal soundscape mixed with the comings and goings of war added a fourth dimension to each and every song. There were no walls, nothing to contain the music, it just filled up my hootch, floated out through the misquote netting, and drifted off into the jungle, where I’m more than sure that today it’s still resonating from tree to tree.Now, the coolest thing was when PsyOps got a hold of it. These guys had huge speaker systems that where attached to the choppers, and they would blast the VC with ungodly noise both day and night ... but when we nurses showed up at their hanger with Dark Side Of The Moon in hand, why it took those boys about three minutes to hook the stereo up to those huge speakers, power up the amp, and treated us to a concert style playback in surround sound, that actually shook the walls.Dark Side of the Moon was on the Top 100 for something like a million weeks. It was the seminal album to be used when purchasing stereos, speakers and using dope. There were a certain number of albums one simply had to own, otherwise you hung your head in shame, and Dark Side was at the top of the list. Dark Side was playing all of the time, but that was back when Rolling Stone Magazine was counter culture, filled with stereo adds, mail order bongs, and those uncomfortable Earth Shoes. Just the words Dark Side and Pink Floyd were dropped to let people know that you were hip, with the poster from the first edition hung prominently in everyone’s living room.The music from Dark Side has stood the test of time astonishingly well, though for me, not the trippy cash registers, the screaming or the bells. I have taken the album to a friend who has mixed out all of those annoying sounds, leaving me with one of the smoothest, lush and flowing albums I could ever have conjure into being. There is no way to measure all of the groups who would reference Dark Side as the seminal release that spurred them on, and it certainly must be considered as a historical release, giving the album a central place in musical history.Everything Pink Floyd ever did lead them to the making Dark Side Of The Moon, and everything they did after was a mere reflection of it. I’m sure that one day people will wonder what all the hoopla was about, but by then I won’t care ... I’ll just shrug my shoulders knowing that The Dark Side Of The Moon effected everything I have ever done or thought.Review by Jenell Kesler Brilliant, just brilliant! Loved yours story and thank you greatly for your service!mb
Joony
And all, very good points..And Thankyou, for your service..I was on the other side, in the Med., on ship.. And it may please you, that in 1972, on PBS here in the US, was a 2hr special by the Floyd, which was technically one of the first "Music Videos" ..It was a remarkable visual, with the music of them from mostly their "Saucerful of Secrets" album .. It was placed into the Smithsonian, where one can view it at will..I tried getting a copy of this film for years, but other than the Smithsonian, it does not exist ! Such shame..it was brilliant! Glad you discovered them, i had as well, back in the day..They were just genius, artists'
Niwield
OOOHRAH, my brother (sister?? name could swing either way...) !!I am a USAF vet (non-Vietnam era; Desert Storm era, 1990-1995) and I LOVE your astonishing story involving this incredible piece of art; I cannot even imagine what it must have been like listening to in in 'nam!Your description of the 'Spooks' (would PsyOps fall into this category??) blasting this out reminds me of that great scene in "Apocalypse Now" when Robert Duvall leads the choppers into battle with "Flight of the Valkyries" blasting from the chopper's speakers. Amazing!This album affected many, many people as it reached down into our souls - from the heavens to hell - "Breathe" to "Brain Damage". "Shine On You Crazy Diamond" - awesome post!! :) Debbe
Auau
Can anyone help point me in the right direction to find out about a pressing I have?..it's smas-2-11163-F4#3 and the other side is smas-2-11163-F31#2. wly ∆---- and is stamped. mastered by capital on one side... I've searched like crazy but no luck...it's a record passed down from my uncle and I'm just trying to add them correctly to my inventory list..I appreciate any help I can get...thanks
Cesar
righto...i think the SMAS pressings are 1983 presses...i have this and a Meddle that are the same SMAS cat numbers...
Urtte
Thats a US copy. Wly made the mastering for early US copies, and maybe Canadians since Disky1 says so. But I doubt he has Wly in the deadwax.
Memuro
I have the same, pressed in Canada, did you find out any more?
Cobandis
what a load of rubbish. What A load of TOoTAL rubbish.
Groll
Not your cup of tea then? Seven, eight, nine, ten !!
Virtual
LiamMurphy6 what a load of rubbish. What A load of TOoTAL rubbish. What do you mean?
KiddenDan
How would you come to that conclusion ? People like this are quite rare...
Sha
Hello, I have a version with a solid light blue triangle (prism) on the label with "The Gramophone Co., Ltd." text on the edge of the label. On the label, you see (c)1973 - made in Great Brittain. On the back of the sleeve, its says. SHVL 804, (IE 064-05249), stereo. In fact, it looks a 100% like the pictures of the Vinyl, LP, Album, 1st issue with Promotional Booklet (https://www.discogs.com/Pink-Floyd-The-Dark-Side-Of-The-Moon/release/4912326), except it has no booklet.Are there any UK versions from 1973 that have the solid blue prism on their label as well, without being the promotional copy? Because all other 1973 versions from UK are with other types of prism on the label... Could anyone help me out on this one?
Hiylchis
samuel.gyselen Hello, I have a version with a solid light blue triangle (prism) on the label with "The Gramophone Co., Ltd." text on the edge of the label. On the label, you see (c)1973 - made in Great Brittain. On the back of the sleeve, its says. SHVL 804, (IE 064-05249), stereo. In fact, it looks a 100% like the pictures of the Vinyl, LP, Album, 1st issue with Promotional Booklet (https://www.discogs.com/Pink-Floyd-The-Dark-Side-Of-The-Moon/release/4912326), except it has no booklet.Are there any UK versions from 1973 that have the solid blue prism on their label as well, without being the promotional copy? Because all other 1973 versions from UK are with other types of prism on the label... Could anyone help me out on this one? I sold mine for $150 australian dollars. So wait..
Balladolbine
The version with solid prism and reference SHVL 804, (IE 064-05249) is the very first original pressing. If it is in good condition you can sell it about 700 €
Steelrunner
I have a UK vinyl repress which looks like a 3rd or 4th generation. SHVL 804 A-10 B-9. It has the name "Harry" etched in the run out close to the label. Is this version familiar?
Yainai
Its a 5th issue. check out the "pinkfloydarchives.com" lots of good info on there
Modifyn
hey ppl can someone direct me to the 5th issue please as i have one struggling to source it to list ,, well i think this is the 5th i checked the archive and i managed this much thankyou xA-9 / B-8:20) SHVL 804 A-9 GLP 2 HTM / SHVL 804 B-8 GHL 1 (both stamped)
Grokinos
Better late than never... It's 5th (I have it too)
lucky kitten
Yeah i sold not long after to a guy in europe if i ever get stuck with this i always ask here or check the archive . thanks
Siramath
I also have this issue .did you have any luck finding the right listing
Mildorah
I bought this Pink Floyd album at a record market it says MADE IN GT.BRITAIN from 1973, SHVL 804 but it's a brown/purple coloured clear vinyl, it was 22 euros so I guess it's not a rare lp? :D but I can't find anything on the internet about this clear vinyl, only white coloured clear vinyl or bright coloured vinyl, can anyone help me please?
Samardenob
I have the original and yours does seem rare with a clear vinyl you should look on record sites I have seen some worth £145.
August
I happen to own the exact same vinyl you're talking about  shieellaaa. It's a kind of "clear but still colored" vinyl (it's actually a mix of pink/brown with black smoke in it) with no tracklist/artist info whatsoever on both sides of the print. As mentioned by  Marleen_Records, it's probably a counterfeit copy since I did buy it on a fleamarket thinking it was the real deal.
WinDImmortaL
This is a counterfeit release which means it's an illegal unlicensed copy. These are sold on fleamarkets most of the time since you could get into real trouble when selling them online. There is nothing like a collectors value to counterfeit LPs. There are many different counterfeit version in different vinyl colours of Dark Side Of The Moon for instance: https://www.discogs.com/Pink-Floyd-The-Dark-Side-Of-The-Moon/release/8322207
Sirara
What I also find weird is that it doesn't mention Pink Floyd or Dark side of the moon on the record itself, I have new modern music records that don't mention the artist or album name on the record, so it's possible, but still weird?
Voodoosida
"The Dark Side of the Moon was an expression of political, philosophical and humanitarian who he wasIt is communicated. » (Roger Waters)
Exellent
I have a picture disc LP that I can't find on here. There's no label info, just the prism on the front, with some sort of sparkles across the top, and a vertical black line in each of the colors. The back shows a close-up of the colors and the song titles. It came with a poster that folded out of the stylized pyramids. It's a poster version of the sticker that came with the album in the '70s. I bought it in 2015. Anyone know anything about it? I tried Googling it, and a British site had had one for sale, but no longer, and they had no info on it either. It looks like it might not be in the DB, but I wanted to check first. BTW, in the runout is written DS 001 A1 on side A and DS 001 B1 on side B.
Yayrel
I've done some research on it and yes, it looks like it's unofficial. This week I'll take some better pictures and add it to Discogs.
INvait
This album has nearly as many "unofficial" counterfeits as it does official releases. Most likely a fake. The only official picture discs I'm aware of are the 1978 US Capitol Records issue and the UK First XI box set issue.
Flas
471 different versions? Guess my vinyl copy from college will stay uncatalogued. :(#aintnobodygottimeforthat
Gogal
This is a useful site for Pink Floyd and record stamp info.http://pinkfloydarchives.com/DUKLPPF.htm#Med1
Zonama
The copy I listened to for years had an error in the the tape speed at the end of The Great Gig in the Sky on side one. I was pleased with the Harvest CD release, (I still have both and they are in excellent condition minus the stickers and posters). I don't see any mention of the tape speed error. Can anyone shed light on this and perhaps the value?
GODMAX
Very interesting. It was my understanding back then that it was a tape speed mastering error. The copy was bought at the time of release in 1973 from a record store in the USA. Any idea how many copies of this were made on Harvest? - and whether there were any other similar mixes released from Abby Road Studios using their 16-track recordings for the album at the time?
Grarana
From what I've come to learn it's something that's present on the master. Nobody really knows if it was intentional or not, and I assume the people involved wouldn't remember. I think it could have been a recording or mastering error that the band kinda dug and decided to keep. Personally I love it. It really leaves the song with a haunting sense of uneasiness.
monotronik
I have a first press solid blue triangle but in run off it says SHVL 804 A SHVL 804 B and there are no mothers or stampers. .everything else is the sameIs this a promo issue?
Bev
Could be a non UK issue.http://pinkfloydarchives.com/DUKLPPF.htm#Med1
THOMAS
i really can't stand searching further about my lp edition.matrix runout on side a writes: SHVL 804 A-8 (and it has also "HTM" and something like "o =" and also another single symbol i cannot identify and no it is not a scratch or something).matrix run out on side b writes: SHVL 804 B-7 (and it has also something like "D O" and three tiny dots forming something like a triangle/ pyramid).can anyone help me out please?
Negal
This may be of use.http://pinkfloydarchives.com/DUKLPPF.htm#Med1
Skillet
i have the 2nd issue blue edged triangle. anyone direct me to it ? 1973 uk edtion shvl 804 a8 b7 . any one help ?
რฉςh
Most likely this onehttp://www.discogs.com/release/4655423
Zovaithug
my copy is uns out A6 on side 1 and B3 on side 2. I can find this version nowhere even on the Pink Floyd disc site (SHVL 804)anyone help
Juce
I have heard about a Danish 1973 pressing, which differs only the slightest from the first UK pressing. Not on Discogs.
FLIDER
All infos about matrix herehttp://pinkfloydarchives.com/DUKLPPF.htm#DSOTM1
Maman
Hi!IS the LP withMatrix / Runout (Stamped Side A): SHVL 804 A-1Matrix / Runout (Stamped Side B): SHVL 804 B-1the first printing?
Rit
hi i have a copy with Shvl BC4 A-5 its light weight but does look the same as the one in pic its got no sleeve thocan anyone help?
Uthergo
Just picked up a copy of this record that appears to match this release:-Side 1 has matrix run out SHVL 8CA A-2-Side 2 has matrix run out SHVL 8C4 B-2Anyone got one like this or know if this is part of the first release please?
Ieslyaenn
There is nothing unusual abut these matrices. You're just misreading them; sometimes the stamps in the vinyl aren't perfectly legible. It's not 8CA or 8C4, it's 804. Those are the standard matrices for the 1st pressing.
Whitemaster
Do you still have this I would love to see a picture
Mightdragon
Has anyone ever seen a fake/counterfeit of this item ?
digytal soul
Mine has shvl 804 and a - 9 on the first side and b - 7 on the other, also there is an etching that says H T M on side one of the matrix...does anyone know anything about this version?
Zehaffy
I've got the exact same vinyl. I think this might help you : http://www.discogs.com/Pink-Floyd-The-Dark-Side-Of-The-Moon/release/4139588
bass
Hi. Mine seems to be exactly the same as yours, except I have a-9 and b-8 instead of b-7. I also have the 'HTM' thing on both sides. If you find out what yours (or mine) is, please let me know! Thanks...
Sataxe
I have a strange copy of DSOTM that I can't find any evidence of online. It's a 4th UK pressing (I think), code SHVL 804, matrix A-3/B-3, and it has the correct audio on both sides, but the Side 2 label is the label for Gladys Knight and the Pips' "Neither One Of Us" album. This was clearly an error at the manufacturing plant - the label is too perfectly attached to have been changed later. Has anyone come across this before? Is it worth hanging onto, or is not of any particular significance? The vinyl condition is only VG+, sadly. Any thoughts would be welcome!
Era
This a manufacturing error. As a general rule there is no premium associated with manufacturing errors - in fact they are generally worth less than a comparable copy without the manufacturing issue. They're really more a novelty than collectible. However, a record is worth what someone is willing to pay for it. So there could conceivably be 2 Pink Floyd collectors in the world willing to get into a bidding war for such a novelty. But I wouldn't count on it...
Olma
It'll be worth something, mispresses usually are as once the mistake has been discovered, they're recalled and destroyed.
Mala
I have a perfectly pressed copy of Disintegration by The Cure. The cover and sleeve and labels on the vinyl are all perfectly correct, even the spacings between tracks look right as far as I can make out. Except when you play it, the whole album is full of random German bierfest songs. I don't think it's worth anything and as I only bought the LP for the artwork (have 2 CD copies) I don't really care much.
Monam
i think you have a very rare copy.
Bad Sunny
What the hell happened here? There used to be listed and there are in existence over a hundred releases of TDTOSM. Where are the Why Pink Floyd? ones in particular? What has gone wrong?
Modigas
It seems that they have come back mysteriously. My thanks to whoever did that :)
Kamick
Ok, here's a question. I have a UK pressing, presumably 5th pressing from 1986, with runouts SHVL 804 A-8/B-5. Can anyone tell me exact year of issue and confirm that this is 5th pressing?
Very Old Chap
I need to query this entry.I pre-ordered and bought this album the day of its release. It has the features 1 to 4 incl.I cant tell if 5 is right, but it could be and its a matt finish.6 - My sleeve was open both ends - the posters and stickers being in one side. It was never sealed.7 - I have that inner but I think numbers slightly different - too small for me to see.8 Poster as described9 I have used / lost the stickers.Mine also has the circular "Dark side of the moon" sticker. I might have placed that there if were shrink wrapped or it may have always been there.So is this the first pressing???, Noting my comments in the first line??????Can anyone enlighten me?Thanks.
Jare
Not a bad album to chill out to on a dark winter's night maybe, but overall, a rather disappointing effort. There's some nice guitar work in places, but the album has a strong tendency to spill over into grating melodrama (eg the excessive strains of The Great Gig... which become steadily more annoying as the track wears on) and indulges in way too much bourgeois existential navel-gazing (esp. on Time) to convince as a serious work of art. And although Money is a funky little toon, it seems totally out of place on this album, sticking out like sore thumb. Perhaps Pink Floyd should have smoked less weed and been a bit more daring and they might have ended up with something really good, but this doesn't convince me.
Aria
I believe in the pretentiousness of this album. it was like the four of them decided to make a mainstream album just to show the world they can easily make quality music for the masses and not characterized in overall as a pop band. well i never liked that album much. easily memorable tunes though with this unparalleled and innovative orchestration let aside Parsons engineering, but Wish you were here or the Animals albums lest say Atom Heart Mother are far more introspective and revolutionary in their concept imho.
Vojar
So, presuming the two that are for sale are the 'solid blue prism' first pressings (judging by the valuations), what is a 2nd or subsequent pressing worth?
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