Speak to Me: The Legacy of Pink Floyd's the Dark Side of the Moon

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780754640189
  • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 1/1/2006
  • Series: Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series
  • Pages: 270
  • Product dimensions: 6.46 (w) x 9.53 (h) x 0.79 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword : the Floydian slip
Introduction : life on the dark side of the moon 1
1 On the waxing and waning : a brief history of The dark side of the moon 15
2 'Matter of fact it's all dark' : audiovisual stadium rock aesthetics in Pink Floyd's The dark side of the moon tour, 1973 27
3 Dark side of the men : Pink Floyd, classic rock and white masculinities 43
4 'We're not in Kansas any more' : music, myth and narrative structure in The Dark Side of the Moon 56
5 'Worked out within the grooves' : the sound and structure of The dark side of moon 69
6 'On the path' : tracing tonal coherence in The dark side of the moon 87
7 The keys to quiet desperation : modulating between misery and madness 104
8 Reversing us and them : anti-psychiatry and The dark side of the moon 123
9 Prismatic passion : the enigma of 'the great gig in the sky' 143
10 The whole of the moon : 'brain damage', 'eclipse', and the mythic narrative of the Pink Floyd 158
11 Pink Floyd's levinasian ethics : reading The dark side of the moon's philosophical architecture 177
12 The moons are eclipsed by the moon : covering the dark side 189
13 Eclipsing : the influence of The dark side of the moon on the next generation's music through radiohead's OK Computer 208
14 'And if the band you're in starts playing different tunes' : an interview with Mike Gordon of Phish 218
15 The Jamaican side of the moon : an interview with Michael Goldwasser of easy star records 224
'Through I'd something more to say' : an annotated bibliography of selected reviews and commentary on The dark side of the moon 227
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