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Pink Floyd - The Wall

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    Pink Floyd: David Gilmour (vocals, guitar); Richard Wright (vocals, keyboards); Roger Waters (vocals, bass); Nick Mason (drums). Additional personnel: Bruce Johnston, Toni Tenille, Joe Chemay, John Joyce, Stan Farber, Jim Haas, Islington Green School (......more

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Artist: Pink Floyd
Description:
Pink Floyd: David Gilmour (vocals, guitar); Richard Wright (vocals, keyboards); Roger Waters (vocals, bass); Nick Mason (drums). Additional personnel: Bruce Johnston, Toni Tenille, Joe Chemay, John Joyce, Stan Farber, Jim Haas, Islington Green School (background vocals). Producers: Bob Ezrin, David Gilmour, Roger Waters. Recorded at Superbear Studios, Miravel, France; Producer's Workshop, Los Angeles, California; CBS Studios, New York, New York between April and November 1979. Digitally remastered by Doug Sax (The Mastering Lab, Los Angeles, California). Personnel: Jim Haas, Islington Green School, John Joyce, Stan Farber, Toni Tennille, Joe Chemay, Bruce Johnston (background vocals). Recording information: C.B.S., New York (04/1979-11/1979); Producers Workshop, Los Angeles (04/1979-11/1979); Studio Miraval, France (04/1979-11/1979); Super Bear Studios, France (04/1979-11/1979). The Wall was Roger Waters' crowning accomplishment in Pink Floyd. It documented the rise and fall of a rock star (named Pink Floyd), based on Waters' own experiences and the tendencies he'd observed in people around him. By then, the bassist had firm control of the group's direction, working mostly alongside David Gilmour and bringing in producer Bob Ezrin as an outside collaborator. Drummer Nick Mason was barely involved, while keyboardist Rick Wright seemed to be completely out of the picture. Still, The Wall was a mighty, sprawling affair, featuring 26 songs with vocals: nearly as many as all previous Floyd albums combined. The story revolves around the fictional Pink Floyd's isolation behind a psychological wall. The wall grows as various parts of his life spin out of control, and he grows incapable of dealing with his neuroses. The album opens by welcoming the unwitting listener to Floyd's show ("In the Flesh?"), then turns back to childhood memories of his father's death in World War II ("Another Brick in the Wall, Pt. 1"), his mother's over protectiveness ("Mother"), and his fascin...
See Also:
The Dark Side of the Moon, The Piper at the Gates of Dawn, The Wall, Meddle, Wish You Were Here, Echoes: The Best of Pink Floyd
See Influences:
Muddy Waters, William S. Burroughs, Pete Seeger (Folk Singer), The Who, Pink Anderson, The Yardbirds, The Fugs, The Beatles, Bo Diddley, Bob Dylan, Jimmy Reed, The Kinks, Leadbelly, Roy Harper, The Rolling Stones, Booker T. & the MG's, Sun Ra, The Move, The Shadows, Slim Harpo
See Contemporaries:
The Incredible String Band, The Alan Parsons Project, Jimi Hendrix, Supertramp, Blossom Toes, Genesis (U.K. Band), Queen, Alan Parsons, Yes, The Nice, Spirit, Electric Light Orchestra, Kate Bush, Tangerine Dream, Tomorrow, Caravan, Gentle Giant, Traffic, Nektar, Cream, Jethro Tull, Queensryche, David Bowie, Peter Hammill, Soft Machine, Hawkwind, Eire Apparent, Roy Harper, The Moody Blues, Renaissance, Roxy Music, Family (UK), The Who, Robert Wyatt, Grateful Dead, Man, Peter Gabriel, Lothar & the Hand People, The Pretty Things, Procol Harum, Camel, Mike Oldfield, Eloy, Steve Hillage, Gong, The Move, King Crimson
Track Listing:
Disc 1:
  1. 1 In the Flesh?
  2. 2 Thin Ice, The
  3. 3 Another Brick in the Wall, Pt. 1
  4. 4 Happiest Days of Our Lives, The
  5. 5 Another Brick in the Wall, Pt. 2
  6. 6 Mother
  7. 7 Goodbye Blue Sky
  8. 8 Empty Spaces
  9. 9 Young Lust
  10. 10 One of My Turns
  11. 11 Don't Leave Me Now
  12. 12 Another Brick in the Wall, Pt. 3
  13. 13 Goodbye Cruel World
Disc 2:
  1. 1 Hey You
  2. 2 Is There Anybody Out There?
  3. 3 Nobody Home
  4. 4 Vera
  5. 5 Bring the Boys Back Home
  6. 6 Comfortably Numb
  7. 7 Show Must Go On, The
  8. 8 In the Flesh
  9. 9 Run Like Hell
  10. 10 Waiting for the Worms
  11. 11 Stop
  12. 12 Trial, The
  13. 13 Outside the Wall
Disc 3:
  1. 1 Prelude (Vera Lynn) [Roger Waters Original Demo]
  2. 2 Another Brick in the Wall, Pt. 1
  3. 3 Thin Ice, The
  4. 4 Goodbye Blue Sky
  5. 5 Teacher, Teacher
  6. 6 Another Brick in the Wall, Pt. 2
  7. 7 Empty Spaces
  8. 8 Young Lust
  9. 9 Mother
  10. 10 Don't Leave Me Now
  11. 11 Sexual Revolution
  12. 12 Another Brick in the Wall, Pt. 3
  13. 13 Goodbye Cruel World
  14. 14 In the Flesh?
  15. 15 Thin Ice, The
  16. 16 Another Brick in the Wall, Pt. 1
  17. 17 Happiest Days of Our Lives, The
  18. 18 Another Brick in the Wall, Pt. 2
  19. 19 Mother
  20. 20 One of My Turns
  21. 21 Don't Leave Me Now
  22. 22 Empty Spaces
  23. 23 Backs to the Wall
  24. 24 Another Brick in the Wall, Pt. 3
  25. 25 Goodbye Cruel World
  26. 26 Doctor, The (Comfortably Numb)
  27. 27 Run Like Hell
Type:
Performer
Genre:
Rock & Pop
Subgenre:
Art Rock
Label:
Capitol Records
Number of Discs:
3
Format:
Compact Disc
Studio or Live:
Studio
Mono or Stereo:
Stereo
SPARS Coding:
n/a
Runtime:
155 : 44
Guest Artist:
Bruce Johnston; Toni Tennille
Editorial Reviews:
Rolling Stone (12/11/03, p.116) - Ranked #87 in Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Albums Of All Time" - "...Hypnotic in its indulgence....Rock-star hubris has never been more electrifying..." Q (1/03, p.64) - Included in Q Magazine's "100 Greatest Albums Ever" CMJ (1/6/03, p.12) - Included in CMJ's list of "Top 25 College Radio Albums of All Time" CMJ (1/5/04, p.6) - Ranked #1 in CMJ's "Top 20 Most-Played Albums of 1980".
UPC:
5099902944623
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