Pink Floyd ‎– Wish You Were Here

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Harvest ‎– SHVL 814
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Shine On You Crazy Diamond (1-5)
A1.1 Part 1
Written-By – Gilmour*, Wright*, Waters*
A1.2 Part 2
Written-By – Gilmour*, Wright*, Waters*
A1.3 Part 3
Written-By – Gilmour*, Wright*, Waters*
A1.4 Part 4
Written-By – Gilmour*, Wright*, Waters*
A1.5 Part 5
Saxophone – Dick ParryWritten-By – Waters*
A2 Welcome To The Machine
Written-By – Waters*
B1 Have A Cigar
Vocals – Roy HarperWritten-By – Waters*
B2 Wish You Were Here
Written-By – Gilmour*, Waters*
Shine On You Crazy Diamond (6-9)
B3.1 Part 6
Written-By – Gilmour*, Wright*, Waters*
B3.2 Part 7
Written-By – Gilmour*, Wright*, Waters*
B3.3 Part 8
Written-By – Gilmour*, Wright*, Waters*
B3.4 Part 9
Written-By – Wright*

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Notes

First issue.
Released with the cover hidden under black shrink wrap with a round Wish You Were Here sticker on the outside of the shrink wrap. Spine is narrow (pinched) at the top and bottom and wide in the middle. Issued with lyrics on a die cut inner sleeve and a glossy postcard of a diving man.

Issue with matrix variant A-1 B-3 comes with inner sleeve with three corners cut and a bottom left corner uncut.
Issue with matrix variant A-1 B-5 comes with inner sleeve with three corners cut and a bottom right corner uncut.
Issue with matrix variant A-1 B-7 comes with inner sleeve with four corners cut.

Matrix variant number one is the first press of this record, other matrix are further pressings but still first issue of this LP.

Note:
There is also a 1st UK issue WITH the mastering credits for HTM (Harry Moss) etched in the runout, It is here Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here

Labels:
℗ 1975 Pink Floyd Music Ltd.
Made in Gt Britain

Sleeve:
Recorded at Abbey Road Studios, January to July 1975

℗ 1975

Printed and made in Great Britain
Garrod and Lofthouse Limited

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1 - Stamped A): SHVL 814 A-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1 - Stamped B): SHVL 814 B-3
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2 - Stamped A): SHVL 814 A-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2 - Stamped B): SHVL 814 B-5
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 3 - A): SHVL 814 A-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Varient 3 - B): SHVL 814 B-1C
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 4 - A): SHVL 814 A-1 PDO (ODP) 7
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 4 - B): SHVL 814 B-7 RD 12
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 5 - Stamped A): SHVL 814 A-1 3 R D P
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 5 - Stamped B): SHVL 814 B-3 2 G P T

Other Versions (5 of 509) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
32DP 359 Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here(CD, Album, RE) CBS/Sony 32DP 359 Japan 1985 Sell This Version
TC-SHVL 814 Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here(Cass, Album, Pap) EMI, Harvest TC-SHVL 814 UK 1975 Sell This Version
8 55 979 Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here(LP, Album) AMIGA 8 55 979 German Democratic Republic (GDR) 1983 Sell This Version
5C 062-96918 Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here(LP, Album, RE) Harvest 5C 062-96918 Netherlands 1977 Sell This Version
2.11.0040 Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here (CD, Album, RE) Columbia 2.11.0040 Venezuela 1990 Sell This Version

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Arhetrah

Arhetrah

November 10, 2017
Can anyone help me to find my Wish You Were Here release? It is LP Columbia release with code PC 33453.
The following is written on the matrix:
Matrix on A side: AL 33453-1C (stamped) and B 14 (etched)
Matrix on B side: BL 33453-1C (stamped) and C 6 (etched)
CMiranda9

CMiranda9

September 3, 2017
The wrap of the 1st ed was not black but blue, a very beautiful shade of marine blue. Also, it contained a postcard.
Ebinger

Ebinger

June 23, 2017
this is NOT to do more then 450 version's and mine is has a diffrent nr. Sorry I put this Record one the street market
Laperlevn

Laperlevn

June 13, 2017
I bought this copy (1975 UK). Its completely a trash. Filled with ticks and pops. Pls. avoid. I paid EUR14 plus EUR7 for shipping. EUR21 wasted.
angelo.pettazzoni

angelo.pettazzoni

March 5, 2017
I have a version with matrix SHVL A-6 SHVL B-13 without postcard and inner sleeve white.
I have bought in Italy in the '80s.
totallyvinyl

totallyvinyl

February 11, 2017
Just checking through some comments. Firstly the LP was black shrink-wrapped with an outer sticker-which is sometimes described as a 'black "bag"'-completely mis-leading. We have variants of the inner sleeve with 3 or 4 angle cut corners and all these have the SHVL cat # but on the 2nd pressing (& later) rounded corners some cat #s have a 'P' after SHVL and and (I) after the number. The discs contained within and the cover are all typical 2nd press product so does anyone know what an earth these extra suffixes are? We have also seen this on the later thin glossier inner sleeve from sometime in the 80s but again the disc/cover are similar albeit the matrices are higher #s
comfy

comfy

December 1, 2016
I hope someone can answere this: If the black shrinkwrap outside cover on a UK Wish you were here, have `breedingholes` on front, is it then a first or a later issue?
Want_the_best_copy

Want_the_best_copy

November 10, 2016
edited about 1 year ago

As I recollect, I bought a copy in Woolworths when it first came out in 1975 but many of the records in the first batch skipped. So about a week later, I exchanged it. So, there can't have been much time between the first batch (possibly pressing) and the second. This is how I ended up with two postcards.
wag52

wag52

October 15, 2016
I have a version of this with matrix SHVL 814 A-5 AND SHVL 814 B-13. I can't seem to find this on discogs any help much appreciated.
willwatts7

willwatts7

January 26, 2016
I have a copy of A1 - B1C stated above but I'm trying to understand when you say "Matrix variant number one is the first press of this record, other matrix are further pressings but still first issue of this LP" does this mean that it is a 1975 pressing or later?