Pink Floyd ‎– The Dark Side Of The Moon

Label:
Harvest ‎– SHVL 804
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Album, 1st issue with Promotional Booklet
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A1 Speak To Me
Written-By – Mason*
1:30
A2 Breathe
Written-By – Gilmour*, Wright*, Waters*
2:43
A3 On The Run
Written-By – Gilmour*, Waters*
3:30
A4 Time
Written-By – Gilmour*, Mason*, Wright*, Waters*
6:53
A5 The Great Gig In The Sky
Vocals – Clare TorryWritten-By – Wright*
4:15
B1 Money
Saxophone – Dick ParryWritten-By – Waters*
6:30
B2 Us And Them
Saxophone – Dick ParryWritten-By – Wright*, Waters*
7:34
B3 Any Colour You Like
Written-By – Gilmour*, Mason*, Wright*
3:24
B4 Brain Damage
Written-By – Waters*
3:50
B5 Eclipse
Written-By – Waters*
1:45

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Release Date: March 24, 1973

Release Information:
Original stereo issue with a very dark blue cover, and a solid light blue triangle (prism) on the label with "The Gramophone Co., Ltd." text on the edge of the label.

Description: Gatefold cover.

Front Cover: Very dark blue with prism. The front cover has been found with three different types of front openings:
1) The right front opening of the gatefold cover is sealed with the two sides glued together.
2) The right front opening of the gatefold cover is sealed with a fold over flap that is glued inside the opening.
3) The right front opening of the gatefold cover is not sealed.

Back Cover: Inverted prism. In the upper right corner, it says: "SHVL 804, (IE 064-05249), stereo."

Inner Sleeve: Die-cut black polylined inner sleeve with patent numbers and "Made in Great Britain" in silver at the bottom.

Inserts:
1) Pyramid Poster: Blue pyramid. There is no catalog number on the poster. Matte or glossy.
2) Group Poster: A six-pane group shot poster in landscape style with "SHVL 804" in the bottom right corner. Matte or glossy.
3) Stickers: Issued with two stickers, one yellow and one brown.

Labels: Black Harvest label with solid light blue triangle (prism). Text around the top edge of the label starts at 10 o'clock and says: The Gramophone Co. Ltd. All rights of the manufacturer and of the owner of the recorded work reserved. Text around the bottom edge of the label starts at 8 o'clock and says: Made in Gt. Britain Unauthorised public performance, broadcasting, and copying of this record prohibited.

Promotional Booklet: On February 27, 1973, the Dark Side of the Moon album was presented to the public for the first time at a press presentation that took place at The London Planetarium. Members of the press who attended this presentation were given a copy of the LP (matrix: SHVL 804 A-2 G 1 / SHVL 804 B-2 G 1) with a 12-page promotional booklet. This booklet contained a picture of the album, song listing and credits, pictures of pyramids, a brief history of the band, a discography, and a picture of the band performing live.

Note on Credits:
Though credited for the entire album, Barry St John, Doris Troy, Lesley Duncan, and Liza Strike perform backing vocals only on tracks A4, B2, B4, and B5.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, A-side, stamped): SHVL 804 A-2 G 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, B-side, stamped): SHVL 804 B-2 G 1

Other Versions (5 of 876) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
SHVL 804, 1E 064 o 05249 Pink Floyd The Dark Side Of The Moon(LP, Album, Gat) Harvest, Harvest SHVL 804, 1E 064 o 05249 UK 1973 Sell This Version
1C 064-05 249 Pink Floyd The Dark Side Of The Moon(LP, Album, RE, Gat) Harvest, EMI Electrola 1C 064-05 249 Germany 1976 Sell This Version
1C 064-05 249 Pink Floyd The Dark Side Of The Moon(LP, Album, RE, Gat) Harvest, EMI Electrola 1C 064-05 249 Germany Unknown Sell This Version
ELD 02.21.257 Pink Floyd El Lado Oscuro De La Luna(LP, Album, Gat) EMI ELD 02.21.257 Peru 1973 Sell This Version
7243 8 2 9752 4 3 Pink Floyd The Dark Side Of The Moon(Cass, Album, RE, RM, Dol) EMI United Kingdom 7243 8 2 9752 4 3 Europe 1994 Sell This Version

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samuel.gyselen

samuel.gyselen

November 1, 2016

Hello, I have a version with a solid light blue triangle (prism) on the label with "The Gramophone Co., Ltd." text on the edge of the label. On the label, you see (c)1973 - made in Great Brittain. On the back of the sleeve, its says. SHVL 804, (IE 064-05249), stereo. In fact, it looks a 100% like the pictures of the Vinyl, LP, Album, 1st issue with Promotional Booklet (https://www.discogs.com/Pink-Floyd-The-Dark-Side-Of-The-Moon/release/4912326), except it has no booklet.

Are there any UK versions from 1973 that have the solid blue prism on their label as well, without being the promotional copy? Because all other 1973 versions from UK are with other types of prism on the label...
Could anyone help me out on this one?