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Meddle (1971)

Pink Floyd
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Psychedelic rock, Progressive rock, Folk rock

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Meddle is the sixth studio album by English progressive rock group Pink Floyd, released 30 October 1971 on Harvest Records. It was produced between the band's touring commitments, from January to August 1971. The album was recorded at a series of locations around London, including Abbey Road Studios and Morgan Studios.
With no material to work with and no clear idea of the album's direction, the band devised a series of novel experiments which eventually inspired the album's signature track, "Echoes". Although many of the group's later albums would be unified by a central theme with lyrics written mainly by Roger Waters, Meddle was a group effort with lyrical contributions from each member.
The album was well-received by music critics upon its release. However, despite being commercially successful in the United Kingdom, lacklustre publicity on the part of their United States-based label led to poor sales there.
Returning from a series of tours of Atom Heart Mother across America and England, at the start of 1971 the band started work on new material at Abbey Road. At the time, Abbey Road was equipped only with eight-track multitrack recording facilities, which Pink Floyd found

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Tracks

6:04 Fearless
23:28 Echoes
5:13 A Pillow of Winds
3:43 San Tropez
2:15 Seamus
5:51 One of These Days
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