Best Albums Of The...



Dark Side Of The Moon (1973)

Pink Floyd
Your rating: None Average: 5 (2 votes)
Progressive rock, Psychedelic rock, Art rock, Experimental rock, Electronic music, Hard rock, Concept album, Space rock

Buy this album online:

The Dark Side of the Moon is the eighth studio album by English progressive rock band Pink Floyd, released in March 1973. It built on ideas explored in the band's earlier recordings and live shows, but lacks the extended instrumental excursions that characterised their work following the departure in 1968 of founder member, principal composer and lyricist, Syd Barrett. The Dark Side of the Moon's themes include conflict, greed, the passage of time and mental illness, the latter partly inspired by Barrett's deteriorating mental state.
The suite was developed during live performances and was premiered several months before studio recording began. The new material was recorded in two sessions in 1972 and 1973 at Abbey Road Studios in London. The group used some of the most advanced recording techniques of the time, including multitrack recording and tape loops. Analogue synthesisers were given prominence in several tracks, and a series of recorded interviews with the band's road crew and others provided the philosophical quotations used throughout. Engineer Alan Parsons was directly responsible for some of the most notable sonic aspects of the album, and the recruitment of non-lexical

Read more on Wikipedia

Tracks

3:57 Speak to Me / Breathe
6:49 Time
7:51 Us and Them
2:06 Eclipse
6:34 Money
4:47 The Great Gig in the Sky
3:25 Any Colour You Like
3:35 On the Run
3:50 Brain Damage
Number 1: Pet Sounds -
The Beach Boys
Number 1: Ten -
Pearl Jam
Number 1: Thriller -
Michael Jackson
Number 1: Ten -
Pearl Jam
Number 1: Ten -
Pearl Jam
Number 1: Dark Side Of The Moon -
Pink Floyd
Number 1: Ten -
Pearl Jam
Number 1: Rumours -
Fleetwood Mac
Number 1: OK Computer -
Radiohead
Number 1: Ten -
Pearl Jam
Number 1: Ten -
Pearl Jam
Number 1: Dark Side Of The Moon -
Pink Floyd
Number 1: Ten -
Pearl Jam
Number 1: Rumours -
Fleetwood Mac
Number 1: OK Computer -
Radiohead
Number 1: Ten -
Pearl Jam
Number 1: The Joshua Tree -
U2
Number 1: Ten -
Pearl Jam
Number 1: Rumours -
Fleetwood Mac
Number 1: The Joshua Tree -
U2
Number 1: Funeral -
Arcade Fire
Number 1: Revolver -
The Beatles
Number 1: A Rush of Blood to the Head -
Coldplay
Number 1: Ten -
Pearl Jam
Number 1: Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band -
The Beatles
Number 1: The Joshua Tree -
U2
Number 1: Ten -
Pearl Jam
Number 1: Dark Side Of The Moon -
Pink Floyd
Number 1: Funeral -
Arcade Fire
Number 1: Dark Side Of The Moon -
Pink Floyd
Number 1: Nevermind -
Nirvana
Number 1: The Joshua Tree -
U2
Number 1: Ten -
Pearl Jam
Number 1: OK Computer -
Radiohead
Number 1: Ten -
Pearl Jam
Number 1: Thriller -
Michael Jackson
Number 1: Dark Side Of The Moon -
Pink Floyd
Number 1: Ten -
Pearl Jam
Number 1: OK Computer -
Radiohead
Number 1: Abbey Road -
The Beatles
Number 1: Ten -
Pearl Jam
Number 1: The Joshua Tree -
U2
Number 1: Ten -
Pearl Jam
Number 1: Hotel California -
Eagles
Number 1: Wish You Were Here -
Pink Floyd
Number 1: Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band -
The Beatles
Number 1: Nevermind -
Nirvana
Number 1: The Joshua Tree -
U2
Number 1: Dark Side Of The Moon -
Pink Floyd
Number 1: Ten -
Pearl Jam
Number 1: Hotel California -
Eagles
Number 1: OK Computer -
Radiohead
Number 1: Dark Side Of The Moon -
Pink Floyd
Number 1: Nevermind -
Nirvana
Number 1: The Joshua Tree -
U2
Number 1: Ten -
Pearl Jam
Number 1: Hotel California -
Eagles
Number 1: OK Computer -
Radiohead
Number 1: Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band -
The Beatles
Number 1: Are You Experienced -
Jimi Hendrix
Number 1: OK Computer -
Radiohead
Number 1: OK Computer -
Radiohead
Number 1: Dark Side Of The Moon -
Pink Floyd
Number 1: OK Computer -
Radiohead
Number 1: Nevermind -
Nirvana
Number 1: The Joshua Tree -
U2
Number 1: Ten -
Pearl Jam
Number 1: Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band -
The Beatles
Number 1: OK Computer -
Radiohead
Number 1: Definitely Maybe -
Oasis
Number 1: OK Computer -
Radiohead
Number 1: The Queen Is Dead -
The Smiths
Number 1: Abbey Road -
The Beatles
Number 1: Nevermind -
Nirvana
Number 1: The Joshua Tree -
U2
Number 1: Ten -
Pearl Jam
Number 1: Hotel California -
Eagles
Number 1: OK Computer -
Radiohead
Number 1: OK Computer -
Radiohead
Number 1: OK Computer -
Radiohead
Number 1: Dark Side Of The Moon -
Pink Floyd
Number 1: Nevermind -
Nirvana
Number 1: A Rush of Blood to the Head -
Coldplay
Number 1: Hotel California -
Eagles
Number 1: Revolver -
The Beatles
Number 1: OK Computer -
Radiohead
Number 1: OK Computer -
Radiohead
Number 1: Dark Side Of The Moon -
Pink Floyd
Number 1: Nevermind -
Nirvana
Number 1: Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band -
The Beatles
Number 1: Paranoid -
Black Sabbath
Number 1: Hotel California -
Eagles
Number 1: Nevermind -
Nirvana
Number 1: OK Computer -
Radiohead
Number 1: Revolver -
The Beatles
Number 1: Revolver -
The Beatles
Number 1: Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band -
The Beatles
Number 1: Throwing Copper -
Live
Number 1: The Beatles (White Album) -
The Beatles
Number 1: Revolver -
The Beatles
Number 1: Nevermind -
Nirvana
Number 1: Led Zeppelin IV -
Led Zeppelin
Number 1: Frampton Comes Alive! -
Peter Frampton
Number 1: OK Computer -
Radiohead
Number 1: The Beatles (White Album) -
The Beatles
Number 1: Nevermind -
Nirvana
Number 1: Revolver -
The Beatles
Number 1: OK Computer -
Radiohead
Number 1: Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band -
The Beatles
Number 1: Nevermind -
Nirvana
Number 1: OK Computer -
Radiohead
Number 1: OK Computer -
Radiohead
Number 1: OK Computer -
Radiohead
Number 1: OK Computer -
Radiohead
Number 1: Revolver -
The Beatles
Number 1: OK Computer -
Radiohead
Number 1: (What's the Story) Morning Glory? -
Oasis
Number 1: What's Going On -
Marvin Gaye
Number 1: Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band -
The Beatles
Number 1: Throwing Copper -
Live
Number 1: Revolver -
The Beatles
Number 1: Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band -
The Beatles
Number 1: Pet Sounds -
The Beach Boys
Number 1: Exile on Main St. -
The Rolling Stones
Number 1: The Queen Is Dead -
The Smiths
Number 1: Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band -
The Beatles
Number 1: Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band -
The Beatles
Number 1: The Wall -
Pink Floyd
Number 1: Dark Side Of The Moon -
Pink Floyd
Number 1: Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band -
The Beatles





Comments

Frank's picture
5

A cult band goes stellar. At 30 million copies and rising, it's still the biggest selling album ever by a British band.