Pink Floyd - The Dark Side Of The Moon - 1979 Japan/USA Mobile Fidelity Sound Label 14-track Audiophile LP
|Title||The Dark Side Of The Moon - 1979 Japan/USA Mobile Fidelity Sound Label 14-track Audiophile LP|
|Record label||Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab|
|Catalogue no||MFSL 1-1017|
|Year of release||1979|
|Grading||VG+(+) (Vinyl and Labels)/VG+(+) (Cover)|
|Stock list||Pink Floyd|
|Additional info||Rare original 1979 Japan/USA Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab limited edition audiophile 'Original Master Recording' 14-track LP version of Pink Floyds legendary 1973 effort. |
Upon the albums 4oth anniversary Billboard Magazien wrote that the album was "the ultimate expression of Pink Floyd's sonic artistry - an Olympian psychedelic concept album that, despite being very much of its time, still retains the ability to dazzle and astound in the digital age."
Vinyl is manufactured in Japan as a high definition, half-speed mastered virgin vinyl pressing - from the original stereo master tapes by the Victor Company of Japan.
Vinyl is accompanied by 'Certificate of Limited Warrenty' and presented with a generic 'The Original Masters' card wrap-around stiffener/insert.
Vinyl itself is housed in a static free/dust free inner sleeve - everything ultimately kept in an US printed, internal pasted thick card gatefold picture sleeve with top 'Original Master Recording' print.
Condition: VG+(+) (Vinyl and Labels)/VG+(+) (Cover):
Vinyl is bright and shiny - has a couple of faint, supeficial lines couple with just a very few sleeve inflicted marks.
Labels has a couple of handful spindletraces - slightly scattered within the centerring - graded near mint.
Vinyl is overall graded close to near mint/excellent.
Cover is nice - has a single superficial top front crease and a marginal lower front panel opening corner dent - otherwise just a touch of lower edge and corners rubbing - likewise graded close to near mint/excellent.
1. Speak to Me Nick Mason (Instrumental) 1:30
2. Breathe (Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Richard Wright) 2:43
3. On the Run (David Gilmour, Roger Waters) 3:30
4. Time (containing Breathe (Reprise)) (Nick Mason, Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Richard Wright) 6:53
5. The Great Gig in the Sky (Richard Wright, Clare Torry) 4:15
1. Money (Roger Waters) 6:30
2. Us and Them (Roger Waters, Richard Wright) 7:51
3. Any Colour You Like (David Gilmour, Richard Wright, Nick Mason) (Instrumental) 3:24
4. Brain Damage (Roger Waters) 3:50
5. Eclipse (Roger Waters) 2:03
Recorded at London's Abbey Road Studios between May 1972 and January 1973
Manufactured by Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab, Sebastopol,CA 95472 USA
David Gilmour - vocals, guitar, synthezisers and production
Nick Mason - percussion, tape effects and production
Roger Waters - bass guitar, vocals, synthezisers, tape effects and production
Richard Wright - keyboards, vocals, synthezisers and production
Dick Parry - saxophone on "Money" and "Us and Them"
Clare Torry - vocals on "The Great Gig in the Sky", background vocals
Lesley Duncan, Barry St. John, Liza Strike, Doris Troy - background vocals
Pink Floyd - Production
Alan Parsons - engineering
Peter James - assistant engineering
Chris Thomas - mixing consultant
Stan Ricker - Half-speed Mastering
StormStudios - Reissue Design
George Hardie - illustrations, sleeve art
Hipgnosis - design, photography
Jill Furmanovsky - photography
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