Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here - 2016 EU Pink Floyd label Remastered 180 Gram 5-track LP
|Title||Wish You Were Here - 2016 EU Pink Floyd label Remastered 180 Gram 5-track LP|
|Record label||Pink Floyd Records/Parlophone Records|
|Catalogue no||PFRLP9 / 5099902988016|
|Year of release||2016|
|Grading||New/Still Factory Sealed|
|Stock list||Pink Floyd|
|Additional info||2016 European Pink Floyd label/Parlophone distribution 5-track LP - Pink Floyds maginificent cosmic 9th album - "a set of songs built around absence, starting with the withdrawal of their friend Barrett and spilling over into the creeping disappointment they'd found with one another and in the industry they'd enriched with Dark Side of the Moon."*|
Robert Christgau gave the album a rare A- in his consumers guide and stated that "My favorite Pink Floyd album has always been Wish You Were Here, and you know why? It has soul,..."**
The album is remastered by long time Pink Floyd producers and engineers, James Guthrie and Joel Plante - along with legendary mastering engineer Bernie Grundman.
Vinyl is manufactured on heavyweight - 180 g - vinyl by the German Optimal Media pressing facility. Vinyl has same label design as the original 1975 issue ? the ?robotic handshake? motif on black and blue background.
Vinyl is housed in a stiff card, illustrated lyric inner sleeve, which has three cut corners ? accompanied by jagged edge 'splash-less diver at Mono Lake, California' motif postcard ? everything packed in a single pocket picture cover? sealed in shiny, jet black shrink wrapping with large round 'robot handshake on the four elements' sticker - all artwork is as the original 1975 UK release - designed by Storm Thorgerson/Hipgnosis.
Condition: New/Still Factory Sealed:
Unopened and unused - new!
1. Shine On You Crazy Diamond (1-5) (Gilmour, Wright, Waters) 13:38
2. Welcome to the Machine (Waters) 7:30
1. Have a Cigar (Waters) 5:24
2. Wish You Were Here (Gilmour, Waters) 5:17
3. Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts VI?IX) (Waters, Wright, Gilmour - Parts VI - VIII; Gilmour Part - IX) 12:29
Recorded at Abbey Road Studios, London, UK
David Gilmour - vocals, guitar, lap steel guitar, EMS Synthi AKS, keyboards, tape effects
Roger Waters - vocals, bass guitar, guitar, EMS VCS 3, tape effects
Richard Wright - keyboards, EMS VCS 3, clavinet, background vocals
Nick Mason - drums, percussion, tape effects
Roy Harper - Lead vocals on "Have a Cigar"
Dick Parry - saxophone on "Shine On You Crazy Diamond"
Venetta Fields and Carlena Williams - background vocals
Pink Floyd - Production
Brian Humphries - engineering
Peter James - engineering, assistant engineering
Bernie Caulder - ?
Bernie Grundman - Laquer Cutting, Mastering
James Guthrie, Joel Plante - Mastering
Hipgnosis/Storm Thorgerson - design, photography
Peter Christopherson, Jeff Smith, Howard Bartrop, Richard Manning - design assistants
George Hardie - graphics
*Jeff Giles, Ultimate Classic Rock, September 12, 2015
** Christgau, Robert (1997), Radiohead - OK Computer, retrieved 30 July 2012
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