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Ummagumma (1969)

Pink Floyd
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Psychedelic rock, Art rock, Progressive rock, Experimental rock, Avant-garde, Avant-garde music, Musique concrète

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Ummagumma is a double album by English progressive rock band Pink Floyd, released in 1969 by Harvest and EMI in the UK and Harvest and Capitol in the US. The first disc is a live album containing part of their normal set list of the time, while the second contains solo compositions by each member of the band recorded as their fourth studio album.
Although the album was well received at the time of release, and was a top five hit in the UK album charts, it has since been looked upon unfavourably by the band, who have expressed negative opinions about it in interviews. Nevertheless, the album has been reissued on CD several times, along with the rest of their catalogue.
The album is also notable for its artwork, featuring a number of pictures of the band combined together to give a Droste effect. Like several other of the band's covers, it was designed by Hipgnosis.
The album's title supposedly comes from Cambridge slang for sex, commonly used by Pink Floyd friend and occasional roadie, Ian "Emo" Moore, who would say "I'm going back to the house for some ummagumma". According to Moore, he made up the term himself.
Although the sleeve notes say that the live material was recorded in

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Tracks

7:08 The Grand Vizier's Garden Party, Part 2: Entertainment
8:50 Careful With That Axe, Eugene
12:48 A Saucerful of Secrets
1:51 Sysyphus, Part 3
0:40 The Grand Vizier's Garden Party, Part 3: Exit
5:05 Several Species of Small Furry Animals Gathered Together in a Cave and Grooving With a Pict
6:00 The Narrow Way, Part 3
1:01 The Grand Vizier's Garden Party, Part 1: Entrance
1:10 Sysyphus, Part 1
2:56 The Narrow Way, Part 2
7:01 Sysyphus, Part 4
9:12 Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun
7:30 Grantchester Meadows
3:31 The Narrow Way, Part 1
8:29 Astronomy Domine
3:32 Sysyphus, Part 2
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