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wish you were here

Wish You Were Here

release date:

15.9. 1975

catalog numbers:

LP (1975) - Harvest SHVL 814
LP (1975) - Harvest Q4 SHVL 814 (kvadrofonní mix)
LP (1975) - Columbia PC 33453
CD (1983) - Columbia CK 33453
CD (1984) - EMI CDP 7 46035 2
CD (1992) - EMI 7 80567 2 (jako součást kolekce "Shine On")
CD (1994) - EMI 8 29750 (digitální remaster)
CD (????) - Columbia CK 64405 (speciální zlaté CD)
minidisc (1994) - Columbia MC 33453
LP (1997) - EMI 8 59863 1 (reedice)

songs:

  • Shine On You Crazy Diamond (part 1)
  • Welcome To The Machine
  • Have A Cigar
  • Wish You Were Here
  • Shine On You Crazy Diamond (part 2)

credits:

Recorded at EMI Abbey Road studios, 6th of January to 19th of July 1975.
Producer: Pink Floyd
Artwork: Hipgnosis

Dick Parry - sax on Shine On You Crazy Diamond
Roy Harper - vocal on Have a Cigar
Stephane Grappely - violin
Venetta Fields a Carlena Williams - backing vocals

note:

The album successfully followed The Dark Side Of The Moon.
The LP was originally sold wrapped in a black plastic sleeve with a sticker showing two shaking robotic hands on a background of the four elements. The main concept of the album was absence and so Pink Floyd wanted the album to “lack a cover.”
The "actual" artwork – see this page.  Back
 
Fanklub
English version by:
Vít Benešovský, Jan "Johnny" Petrus


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