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Encyclopedia > Delicate Sound of Thunder
Delicate Sound of Thunder
Delicate Sound of Thunder cover
Live album by Pink Floyd
Released November 22, 1988
Recorded August 1988
Genre Progressive rock
Length 104:08
Label EMI (UK), Columbia (US)
Producer(s) David Gilmour
Professional reviews
Pink Floyd chronology
A Momentary Lapse of Reason
(1987)
Delicate Sound of Thunder
(1988)
Shine On
(1992)

Delicate Sound of Thunder is a Pink Floyd live double album from the David Gilmour-led era of the band which was recorded over five nights at the Nassau Coliseum in Long Island, New York in August 1988 and mixed at Abbey Road Studios in September 1988. ImageMetadata File history File links Dsothunder. ... A live album is a musical recording containing recorded concert performances. ... Pink Floyd are an English rock band noted for psychedelic rock music, philosophical lyrics, classical rock compositions, sonic experimentation, innovative cover art, and elaborate live shows. ... November 22 is the 326th day (327th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A music genre is a category (or genre) of pieces of music that share a certain style or basic musical language (van der Merwe 1989, p. ... Progressive rock (sometimes shortened to prog, prog rock, or progrock) is a subgenre of rock music which arose in the late 1960s, reached the peak of its popularity in the 1970s, but continues as a musical form long afterward. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The EMI Group is a music company comprising the major record label, EMI Music, based in Brook Green in London, England, and EMI Music Publishing, based on Charing Cross Road, London. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the performers, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes . ... David Jon Gilmour CBE (born March 6, 1946) is a guitarist, singer, and songwriter best known as a member of the band Pink Floyd. ... The All Music Guide (AMG) is a metadata database about music, owned by All Media Guide. ... Image File history File links 3_stars. ... Robert Christgau (sometimes abbreviated in print to Xgau), born April 18, 1942, is an American essayist, music journalist, and rock critic. ... Rolling Stone is an American magazine devoted to music, politics and popular culture. ... Image File history File links 2_stars. ... Pink Floyd are an English rock band noted for psychedelic rock music, philosophical lyrics, classical rock compositions, sonic experimentation, innovative cover art, and elaborate live shows. ... Pink Floyds 1987 album A Momentary Lapse of Reason was the bands first release after Roger Waters official departure from the band in 1985. ... Shine On is a nine CD box set by Pink Floyd released in 1992 (see 1992 in music). ... Pink Floyd are an English rock band noted for psychedelic rock music, philosophical lyrics, classical rock compositions, sonic experimentation, innovative cover art, and elaborate live shows. ... A live album is a musical recording containing recorded concert performances. ... A double album is an audio album of sufficient length that two units of the medium in which it is sold (especially records and compact discs) are necessary to contain the entirety of it. ... David Jon Gilmour CBE (born March 6, 1946) is a guitarist, singer, and songwriter best known as a member of the band Pink Floyd. ... Nassau Coliseum, officially known as Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum (though colloquially referred to simply as The Coliseum), is a multi-purpose indoor arena in Uniondale, New York, half an hour from New York City. ... Mercator projection of Long Island Long Island is an island in New York, USA. It has an area of 1,377 square miles (3567 km²) and a population of 7. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki Official languages None Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ... The legendary recording studio Abbey Road Studios, created in November of 1931 by EMI in London, England is best known as the legendary recording studio used by the rock artists: The Beatles, Cliff Richard, Pink Floyd and The Shadows. ...


It was released in 1988 as a double LP, double cassette, and a double CD, each format containing a slightly different track listing. The album includes many works from A Momentary Lapse of Reason as well as quite a few from older albums. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Pink Floyds 1987 album A Momentary Lapse of Reason was the bands first release after Roger Waters official departure from the band in 1985. ...


An accompanying video recording of one of the concerts was also released. Delicate Sound of Thunder is a Pink Floyd concert video taken from the A Momentary Lapse of Reason concert tour. ...


Delicate Sound of Thunder became the first rock album to be played in space, as Soviet cosmonauts took it aboard Soyuz TM-7. They left the cassette box on Earth to save weight. The members of Pink Floyd were present at the launch. Motto: Пролетарии всех стран, соединяйтесь! (Transliterated: Proletarii vsekh stran, soedinyaytes!) (Russian: Workers of the world, unite!) Anthem: The Internationale (1922-1944) Hymn of the Soviet Union (1944-1991) Capital (and largest city) Moscow None; Russian de facto Government Federation of Soviet Republics  - Last President Mikhail Gorbachev  - Last Premier Ivan Silayev Establishment October Revolution   - Declared... U.S. Space Shuttle astronaut Bruce McCandless II using a manned maneuvering unit. ... Crew Launched: Alexander A. Volkov (2) Sergei Krikalev (1) Jean-Loup Chrétien (2) Landed: Alexander A. Volkov (2) Sergei Krikalev (1) Valeri Polyakov (1) (1) number of spaceflights each crew member has completed, including this mission. ...


Delicate Sound of Thunder (the album) reached #11 on the Billboard 200 and is currently listed as Triple Platinum in U.S. sales — it was certified Gold and Platinum on January 23, 1989 and Triple Platinum in April, 1997. The Billboard 200 is a ranking of the 200 highest-selling music albums and EPs in the United States, published weekly by Billboard magazine. ...


Track listing (double CD)

-- Disc One --

  1. "Shine On You Crazy Diamond" (David Gilmour/Rick Wright/Roger Waters)- originally from Wish You Were Here
  2. "Learning to Fly" (David Gilmour/Anthony Moore/Bob Ezrin/Jon Carin) - originally from A Momentary Lapse of Reason
  3. "Yet Another Movie" (David Gilmour/Patrick Leonard) - originally from A Momentary Lapse of Reason
  4. "Round and Around" (David Gilmour) - originally from A Momentary Lapse of Reason
    • Instrumental
  5. "Sorrow" (David Gilmour) - originally from A Momentary Lapse of Reason
  6. "The Dogs of War" (David Gilmour/Anthony Moore) - originally from A Momentary Lapse of Reason
  7. "On the Turning Away" (David Gilmour/Anthony Moore) - originally from A Momentary Lapse of Reason

-- Disc Two -- Shine On You Crazy Diamond is a nine-part Pink Floyd composition with lyrics written by Roger Waters and music written by Waters, Richard Wright, and David Gilmour. ... David Jon Gilmour CBE (born March 6, 1946) is a guitarist, singer, and songwriter best known as a member of the band Pink Floyd. ... Richard Wright, also known as Rick Wright (born July 28, 1945), is the keyboard player of Pink Floyd. ... George Roger Waters (born September 6, 1943) is an English rock musician; singer, guitarist, bassist, songwriter, and composer. ... Wish You Were Here is a concept album by Pink Floyd. ... Learning to Fly is the second song on Pink Floyds album A Momentary Lapse of Reason. ... David Jon Gilmour CBE (born March 6, 1946) is a guitarist, singer, and songwriter best known as a member of the band Pink Floyd. ... Anthony Moore (aka Anthony More) (born 1948) is a British experimental music composer and performer. ... Bob Ezrin (born 1949 in Toronto, Ontario) is a musician and legendary record producer. ... Jon Carin (born October 21, 1964 in New York) is a musician who plays keyboards, guitar and drums. ... Pink Floyds 1987 album A Momentary Lapse of Reason was the bands first release after Roger Waters official departure from the band in 1985. ... Yet Another Movie is the sixth track, along with Round and Around on Pink Floyds 1987 album, A Momentary Lapse of Reason. ... David Jon Gilmour CBE (born March 6, 1946) is a guitarist, singer, and songwriter best known as a member of the band Pink Floyd. ... Patrick Leonard is an American songwriter, keyboardist and music producer, known for his longtime collaboration with Madonna on many different recordings. ... Pink Floyds 1987 album A Momentary Lapse of Reason was the bands first release after Roger Waters official departure from the band in 1985. ... Round and Around is a song from Pink Floyds 1987 album, A Momentary Lapse of Reason. ... David Jon Gilmour CBE (born March 6, 1946) is a guitarist, singer, and songwriter best known as a member of the band Pink Floyd. ... Pink Floyds 1987 album A Momentary Lapse of Reason was the bands first release after Roger Waters official departure from the band in 1985. ... Look up sorrow in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... David Jon Gilmour CBE (born March 6, 1946) is a guitarist, singer, and songwriter best known as a member of the band Pink Floyd. ... Pink Floyds 1987 album A Momentary Lapse of Reason was the bands first release after Roger Waters official departure from the band in 1985. ... Pink Floyds 1987 album A Momentary Lapse of Reason was the bands first release after Roger Waters official departure from the band in 1985. ... David Jon Gilmour CBE (born March 6, 1946) is a guitarist, singer, and songwriter best known as a member of the band Pink Floyd. ... Anthony Moore (aka Anthony More) (born 1948) is a British experimental music composer and performer. ... Pink Floyds 1987 album A Momentary Lapse of Reason was the bands first release after Roger Waters official departure from the band in 1985. ... On the Turning Away is a song from Pink Floyds 1987 album, A Momentary Lapse of Reason. ... David Jon Gilmour CBE (born March 6, 1946) is a guitarist, singer, and songwriter best known as a member of the band Pink Floyd. ... Anthony Moore (aka Anthony More) (born 1948) is a British experimental music composer and performer. ... Pink Floyds 1987 album A Momentary Lapse of Reason was the bands first release after Roger Waters official departure from the band in 1985. ...

  1. "One of These Days" ((David Gilmour/Rick Wright/Nick Mason/Roger Waters) - originally from Meddle
    • Instrumental
  2. "Time" (David Gilmour/Rick Wright/Nick Mason/Roger Waters) - originally from The Dark Side of the Moon
  3. "Wish You Were Here" (David Gilmour/Roger Waters) - originally from Wish You Were Here
  4. "Us and Them" (Rick Wright/Roger Waters) - originally from The Dark Side of the Moon
  5. "Money" (Roger Waters) - originally from The Dark Side of the Moon (sample )
  6. "Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2)" (Roger Waters) - originally from The Wall
  7. "Comfortably Numb" (David Gilmour/Roger Waters) - originally from The Wall
  8. "Run Like Hell" (David Gilmour/Roger Waters) - originally from The Wall
  • All lead vocals performed by David Gilmour unless otherwise noted


The double LP format did not have "Us and Them" on the track listing. Both the double LP and the double cassette had "Wish You Were Here" between "Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2)" and "Comfortably Numb". This page is for the Pink Floyd song One of These Days. ... David Jon Gilmour CBE (born March 6, 1946) is a guitarist, singer, and songwriter best known as a member of the band Pink Floyd. ... Richard Wright, also known as Rick Wright (born July 28, 1945), is the keyboard player of Pink Floyd. ... Nicholas Berkeley (Nick) Mason (born January 27, 1944 in Birmingham, England) is a musician and the drummer for Pink Floyd. ... George Roger Waters (born September 6, 1943) is an English rock musician; singer, guitarist, bassist, songwriter, and composer. ... The factual accuracy of part of this article is disputed. ... Time is the fourth track[1] from British progressive rock band Pink Floyds 1973 album, The Dark Side of the Moon, and the only song on the album credited to all four members of the band. ... David Jon Gilmour CBE (born March 6, 1946) is a guitarist, singer, and songwriter best known as a member of the band Pink Floyd. ... Richard Wright, also known as Rick Wright (born July 28, 1945), is the keyboard player of Pink Floyd. ... Nicholas Berkeley (Nick) Mason (born January 27, 1944 in Birmingham, England) is a musician and the drummer for Pink Floyd. ... George Roger Waters (born September 6, 1943) is an English rock musician; singer, guitarist, bassist, songwriter, and composer. ... The Dark Side of the Moon (titled in the 1993 CD release as Dark Side of the Moon) is a 1973 concept album by Pink Floyd. ... David Jon Gilmour CBE (born March 6, 1946) is a guitarist, singer, and songwriter best known as a member of the band Pink Floyd. ... Richard Wright, also known as Rick Wright (born July 28, 1945), is the keyboard player of Pink Floyd. ... Wish You Were Here (song) redirects here. ... David Jon Gilmour CBE (born March 6, 1946) is a guitarist, singer, and songwriter best known as a member of the band Pink Floyd. ... George Roger Waters (born September 6, 1943) is an English rock musician; singer, guitarist, bassist, songwriter, and composer. ... Wish You Were Here is a concept album by Pink Floyd. ... For the Shinedown album, see Us and Them (album) Us and Them is the seventh track[1] from British progressive rock band Pink Floyds 1973 album, The Dark Side of the Moon. ... Richard Wright, also known as Rick Wright (born July 28, 1945), is the keyboard player of Pink Floyd. ... George Roger Waters (born September 6, 1943) is an English rock musician; singer, guitarist, bassist, songwriter, and composer. ... The Dark Side of the Moon (titled in the 1993 CD release as Dark Side of the Moon) is a 1973 concept album by Pink Floyd. ... Money is the 5th/6th song on Pink Floyds famous album Dark Side of the Moon. ... George Roger Waters (born September 6, 1943) is an English rock musician; singer, guitarist, bassist, songwriter, and composer. ... The Dark Side of the Moon (titled in the 1993 CD release as Dark Side of the Moon) is a 1973 concept album by Pink Floyd. ... Image File history File links Pink_Floyd_Money_DSOT.ogg‎ Summary Sample of Money live by Pink Floyd, from Delicate Sound of Thunder (bass solo by Guy Pratt). ... Another Brick in the Wall is the title of three songs set to variations of the same basic tune, on Pink Floyds 1979 concept album, The Wall, subtitled Part I, Part II (hit single), and Part III, respectively, all of which were written by Pink Floyds bassist and... George Roger Waters (born September 6, 1943) is an English rock musician; singer, guitarist, bassist, songwriter, and composer. ... The Wall is a 1979 rock opera concept album by Pink Floyd. ... Music sample: Pink Floyd Comfortably Numb (1979) ( file info) — 30 second sample of Comfortably Numb from the album The Wall (1979). ... David Jon Gilmour CBE (born March 6, 1946) is a guitarist, singer, and songwriter best known as a member of the band Pink Floyd. ... George Roger Waters (born September 6, 1943) is an English rock musician; singer, guitarist, bassist, songwriter, and composer. ... The Wall is a 1979 rock opera concept album by Pink Floyd. ... David Jon Gilmour CBE (born March 6, 1946) is a guitarist, singer, and songwriter best known as a member of the band Pink Floyd. ... Guy Pratt is a well-known session bassist, songwriter, actor and comedian. ... Run Like Hell is a song on the Pink Floyd album The Wall. ... David Jon Gilmour CBE (born March 6, 1946) is a guitarist, singer, and songwriter best known as a member of the band Pink Floyd. ... George Roger Waters (born September 6, 1943) is an English rock musician; singer, guitarist, bassist, songwriter, and composer. ... The Wall is a 1979 rock opera concept album by Pink Floyd. ... David Jon Gilmour CBE (born March 6, 1946) is a guitarist, singer, and songwriter best known as a member of the band Pink Floyd. ... Guy Pratt is a well-known session bassist, songwriter, actor and comedian. ... David Jon Gilmour CBE (born March 6, 1946) is a guitarist, singer, and songwriter best known as a member of the band Pink Floyd. ... For the Shinedown album, see Us and Them (album) Us and Them is the seventh track[1] from British progressive rock band Pink Floyds 1973 album, The Dark Side of the Moon. ...


Although David Gilmour stated around the time of its release and on a radio interview in 1992 that the album contained no studio overdubbing whatsoever, he embellished the tracks during mixing with some extra acoustic guitar on "Comfortably Numb", according to engineer Buford Jones. In addition, some harmonies were replaced by studio re-takes: Richard Wright re-did his vocal on "Us and Them" and Sam Brown replaced Rachel Fury's part in "Comfortably Numb". [1] Overdubbing is a technique used by recording studios to add a supplementary recorded sound to a previously taped musical recording. ... Sam Brown (born October 12th, 1964 in London), daughter of RocknRoll star Joe Brown and singer Vicki Brown, is a British female singer-songwriter best known for her work in the late 1980s, although she has continued to release material since then. ...


Credits

with David Jon Gilmour CBE (born March 6, 1946) is a guitarist, singer, and songwriter best known as a member of the band Pink Floyd. ... Nicholas Berkeley (Nick) Mason (born January 27, 1944 in Birmingham, England) is a musician and the drummer for Pink Floyd. ... Richard William Rick Wright (born July 28, 1943 in Hatch End, London, England) is a self-taught pianist and keyboard player best known for his long career with Pink Floyd. ...

  • Tim Renwick - Guitars, vocals
  • Jon Carin - Keyboards, vocals
  • Guy Pratt - Bass guitar, vocals
  • Gary Wallis - Percussion
  • Scott Page - Saxophones, Guitar
  • Margret Taylor - Backing vocals
  • Rachel Fury - Backing vocals
  • Durga McBroom - Backing vocals
  • Buford Jones - engineer
  • David Hewitt - assistant engineer
  • Storm Thorgerson - Cover Design and graphics
  • Dimo Safari - Band photography
  • Doug Sax - mastering

Tim Renwick (born August 7, 1949 in Cambridgeshire, England) is an English guitarist. ... Jon Carin (born October 21, 1964 in New York) is a musician who plays keyboards, guitar and drums. ... Guy Pratt is a well-known session bassist, songwriter, actor and comedian. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Scott Page is a session musician, and is frequently hired to perform with bands on tour. ... Durga McBroom is a singer, born October 16, 1962 in California, who has performed backing vocals for Pink Floyd. ... The iconic cover of Pink Floyds album The Dark Side of the Moon. ...

Charts

Album

Year Chart Position
1988 The Billboard 200 11
1988 Billboard CD Charts 5
Pink Floyd
Syd Barrett | David Gilmour | Nick Mason | Roger Waters | Richard Wright
Discography
Studio albums: The Piper at the Gates of Dawn (1967) | A Saucerful of Secrets (1968) | Ummagumma (1969) | Atom Heart Mother (1970) | Meddle (1971) | The Dark Side of the Moon (1973) | Wish You Were Here (1975) | Animals (1977) | The Wall (1979) | The Final Cut (1983) | A Momentary Lapse of Reason (1987) | The Division Bell (1994)
Soundtracks: Tonite Let's All Make Love in London (1968) | More (1969) | Zabriskie Point (1970) | Obscured by Clouds (1972)
Live: Ummagumma (1969) | Delicate Sound of Thunder (1988) | P*U*L*S*E (1995) | Is There Anybody Out There? The Wall Live 1980-81 (2000)
Compilations: Relics (1971) | A Nice Pair (1973) | Masters of Rock (1974) | A Collection of Great Dance Songs (1981) | Works (1983) | Shine On (The Early Singles) (1992) 1967 Singles Sampler (1997) | Echoes (2001)
Films
Live at Pompeii | The Wall | Delicate Sound of Thunder | La Carrera Panamericana | London '66-'67 | The Making of The Dark Side of the Moon | P*U*L*S*E
Related articles
Bob Klose | Alan Parsons | Dick Parry | Storm Thorgerson/Hipgnosis | Steve O'Rourke | Live performances | Trivia | A Tree Full of Secrets | Pigs | Publius Enigma | Dark Side of the Rainbow | The Man and the Journey
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