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

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

by Russell Reising

ISBN-10: 0754640191

ISBN-13: 9780754640196

Pub. Date: 11/27/2001

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

Product Details

Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
5.94(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword : the Floydian slip
Introduction : life on the dark side of the moon1
1On the waxing and waning : a brief history of The dark side of the moon15
2'Matter of fact it's all dark' : audiovisual stadium rock aesthetics in Pink Floyd's The dark side of the moon tour, 197327
3Dark side of the men : Pink Floyd, classic rock and white masculinities43
4'We're not in Kansas any more' : music, myth and narrative structure in The Dark Side of the Moon56
5'Worked out within the grooves' : the sound and structure of The dark side of moon69
6'On the path' : tracing tonal coherence in The dark side of the moon87
7The keys to quiet desperation : modulating between misery and madness104
8Reversing us and them : anti-psychiatry and The dark side of the moon123
9Prismatic passion : the enigma of 'the great gig in the sky'143
10The whole of the moon : 'brain damage', 'eclipse', and the mythic narrative of the Pink Floyd158
11Pink Floyd's levinasian ethics : reading The dark side of the moon's philosophical architecture177
12The moons are eclipsed by the moon : covering the dark side189
13Eclipsing : the influence of The dark side of the moon on the next generation's music through radiohead's OK Computer208
14'And if the band you're in starts playing different tunes' : an interview with Mike Gordon of Phish218
15The Jamaican side of the moon : an interview with Michael Goldwasser of easy star records224
'Through I'd something more to say' : an annotated bibliography of selected reviews and commentary on The dark side of the moon227

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