History Trivia / TheDarkSideOfTheMoon

17th Sep '16 9:20:17 PM DavidDelony
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* WorkingTitle: The album was originally going to be called ''Eclipse'', which was the name used for the band's 1972 concerts.
18th Apr '16 11:58:07 AM fauxtoast
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** It was also seen as such for Quadrophonic (4-channel surround) sound systems, which used specially-made vinyl albums and 8-track tapes, which tried to gain traction during the 70's.
** A 5.1-channel surround mix was released on Super Audio CD (a CD format developed by Sony & Philips that tried to gain traction before the advent of UsefulNotes/BluRay), for the album's 30th anniversary in 2003.
** both the 4.0 mix and the 5.1 would eventually be included on the album's Main/LimitedSpecialCollectorsUltimateEdition, released in 2011.
30th May '15 10:14:43 AM bt8257
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* KillerApp: The album was one for [=CDs=], as well as high-end audio equipment in general. So many people wanted a copy of one of the best-sounding recordings ever made in a format that wouldn't wear out like vinyl or tape that EMI had a [=CD=] plant dedicated to nothing but ''The Dark Side Of The Moon'' in TheEighties.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: [[Music/PaulMcCartney Paul and Linda McCartney]] were interviewed for the voices on the album, but their responses weren't as interesting as the others and the recordings weren't used. Interviewed for John Harris' ''The Dark Side of the Moon: The Making of the Pink Floyd Masterpiece'', Waters said that their answers were "trying too hard to be funny".

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* KillerApp: The album was one for [=CDs=], as well as high-end audio equipment in general. So many people wanted a copy of one of the best-sounding recordings ever made in a format that wouldn't wear out like vinyl or tape that EMI had a [=CD=] plant dedicated to nothing but ''The Dark Side Of The of the Moon'' in TheEighties.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: [[Music/PaulMcCartney Paul Music/PaulMcCartney and his wife Linda McCartney]] were interviewed for the voices on the album, but their responses weren't as interesting as the others and the recordings weren't used. Interviewed for John Harris' ''The Dark Side of the Moon: The Making of the Pink Floyd Masterpiece'', Waters said that their answers were "trying too hard to be funny".
11th Nov '14 8:44:44 PM DavidDelony
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* KillerApp: The album was one for [=CDs=], as it had long been used to demonstrate high-end audio equipment. So many people wanted a copy of one of the best-sounding recordings ever made in a format that wouldn't wear out like vinyl or tape that EMI had a [=CD=] plant dedicated to nothing but ''The Dark Side Of The Moon'' in TheEighties.

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* KillerApp: The album was one for [=CDs=], as it had long been used to demonstrate well as high-end audio equipment.equipment in general. So many people wanted a copy of one of the best-sounding recordings ever made in a format that wouldn't wear out like vinyl or tape that EMI had a [=CD=] plant dedicated to nothing but ''The Dark Side Of The Moon'' in TheEighties.
3rd Oct '14 5:24:09 PM notahandle
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* CompletelyDifferentTitle:
** Japanese
*** Dark Side of the Moon -> 狂気 (Madness)
*** Any Colour You Like -> 望みの色を (The Color of Hope)
*** Brain Damage -> 狂人は心に (Madman in Mind)
24th Jul '14 3:40:09 PM bt8257
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* KillerApp: The album was one for [=CDs=], as it had long been used to demonstrate high-end audio equipment. So many people wanted a copy of one of the best-sounding recordings ever made in a format that wouldn't wear out like vinyl or tape that EMI had a [=CD=] plant dedicated to nothing but ''Dark Side Of The Moon'' in TheEighties.

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* KillerApp: The album was one for [=CDs=], as it had long been used to demonstrate high-end audio equipment. So many people wanted a copy of one of the best-sounding recordings ever made in a format that wouldn't wear out like vinyl or tape that EMI had a [=CD=] plant dedicated to nothing but ''Dark ''The Dark Side Of The Moon'' in TheEighties.
24th May '14 9:21:06 AM MarkLungo
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* Creator/{{Hipgnosis}}: Designed the iconic cover art.

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* Creator/{{Hipgnosis}}: Designed the iconic cover art.art, along with graphic artist George Hardie.
13th Feb '14 12:34:35 PM Sen
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: [[Music/PaulMcCartney Paul and Linda McCartney]] were interviewed for the voices on the album, but their responses weren't as interesting as the others and the recordings weren't used.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: [[Music/PaulMcCartney Paul and Linda McCartney]] were interviewed for the voices on the album, but their responses weren't as interesting as the others and the recordings weren't used. Interviewed for John Harris' ''The Dark Side of the Moon: The Making of the Pink Floyd Masterpiece'', Waters said that their answers were "trying too hard to be funny".
6th Jan '14 8:34:22 PM DavidDelony
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: [[Music/PaulMcCartney Paul and Linda McCartney]] were interviewed for the voices on the album, but their responses weren't as interesting as the others and the recordings weren't used.
23rd Oct '13 4:35:58 PM JIKTV
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* KillerApp: The album was one for [=CDs=], as it had long been used to demonstrate high-end audio equipment. So many people wanted a copy of one of the best-sounding recordings ever made in a format that wouldn't wear out like vinyl or tape that EMI had a [=CD=] plant dedicated to nothing but ''DarkSideOfTheMoon'' in TheEighties.

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* KillerApp: The album was one for [=CDs=], as it had long been used to demonstrate high-end audio equipment. So many people wanted a copy of one of the best-sounding recordings ever made in a format that wouldn't wear out like vinyl or tape that EMI had a [=CD=] plant dedicated to nothing but ''DarkSideOfTheMoon'' ''Dark Side Of The Moon'' in TheEighties.
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