|Pink Floyd Music
Release Date: 11 November 2016
Format: Box Set Heavy
|Pink Floyd The Early Years 1967-72 The 27 Disc Box Set
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Pink Floyd fans ordering 'The Early Years 1965-1972’ will get an extra piece of the band’s history.
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• Many hours of rare and unreleased music and video from the Pink Floyd Archive
• 6 ‘year’ volumes plus a bonus EXCLUSIVE ‘Extras’ package across 27 discs
• Over 20 unreleased songs including 1967’s Vegetable Man and In the Beechwoods
• Atom Heart Mother Quad Mix / Live At Pompeii 5.1 mix / 3 feature films
• BBC Sessions / TV appearances /live footage / Demos
• 5 replica 7” singles / exclusive memorabilia box
At the end of 1969 and in the early part of 1970, Pink Floyd recorded and mixed their contribution to Michelangelo Antonioni’s alternative view of US society, ‘Zabriskie Point’. 3 songs were released on the soundtrack album, and a further 4 in the expanded CD edition in 1997. Never released on one Pink Floyd disc, this volume compiles remixed and updated versions of the ‘Zabriskie Point’ audio material. In the same year, Pink Floyd scored their first UK Number One album with ‘Atom Heart Mother’, a collaboration with Ron Geesin, and the audio includes the first performance for the BBC, featuring an orchestra and choir, as well as, on DVD, the original Quad mix. Video material includes a full hour of Pink Floyd performing live at San Francisco cable TV station KQED plus extracts from historic performances of ‘Atom Heart Mother’, and material from French TV coverage of the St. Tropez festival in Southern France.
1971 REVERBER/ATION - 1xCD / 1xDVD / 1xBluray
In 1971 Pink Floyd recorded the ‘Meddle’ album, containing the LP side-long ‘Echoes’, regarded by many as laying the groundwork for ‘The Dark Side Of The Moon’, and, as such, is an important part of the Pink Floyd canon. This package includes part of the original demos, when the project gestated from ‘Nothing’ to ‘Return Of The Son Of Nothing’, as well as a contemporary BBC session recording. Audio-visual material includes the original unreleased Quad mix of ‘Echoes’ but also material of live band performances in 1971, including songs performed with Roland Petit and his Marseille ballet company.
1972 OBFUSC/ATION - 1xCD / 1xDVD / 1xBluray
In 1972 Pink Floyd travelled to Hérouville, north of Paris, to record at Strawberry Studios there, based in the town’s Chateau. In a remarkable two weeks, they wrote and recorded one of their most cohesive albums, ‘Obscured By Clouds’, the soundtrack to Barbet Schroeder’s ‘La Vallée’. 1972 saw the release of ‘Pink Floyd Live At Pompeii’, a film of the band performing without an audience in the historic Roman amphitheatre of Pompeii, directed by Adrian Maben. The video material includes the performances from the ‘Live At Pompeii’ film, edited to new 5.1 audio mixes, plus material from contemporary French TV as well as performances from Brighton Dome in June 1972 and further performances with the Roland Petit ballet company.
BONUS CONTINU/ATION (Exclusive to ‘The Early Years 1965-1972’ box set) - 1xCD / 2xDVD / 2xBluray
A bonus CD/DVD/Blu-ray disc package includes a CD of early BBC radio sessions, the audio tracks from the film ‘The Committee’, Pink Floyd’s live soundtrack to the 1969 NASA moon landings, and more.Audio-visual material includes 3 feature films: ‘The Committee’, ‘More’ and ‘La Vallée’ (Obscured By Clouds), plus more live footage and festival performances by the band.
7” VINYL SINGLES IN REPRODUCTION SLEEVES :
— Arnold Layne C/W Candy And A Currant Bun
— See Emily Play C/W The Scarecrow
— Apples And Oranges C/W Paintbox
— It Would Be So Nice C/W Julia Dream
— Point Me At The Sky C/W Careful With That Axe, Eugene
1965-1967 CAMBRIDGE ST/ATION - 2xCD / 1xDVD / 1xBluray
1968 GERMIN/ATION – 1xCD / 1xDVD / 1xBluray
1969 DRAMATIS/ATION - 2xCD / 1xDVD / 1xBluray
1970 DEVI/ATION - 2xCD / 2xDVD / 1xBluray