Selles Records - SELL 1094
Selles Records - SELL 1094
Barcode: 5 908260 410940
(P) Made in Poland
Previosly released as: Atom Heart Mother
Produced for CD by Selles, Remastered at BLUE SAW
Cover Design: Tomasz Janowski
1. Atom Heart Mother
a) Father's Shout
b) Breast Milky
c) Mother Fore
d) Funky Dung
e) Mind Your Throats Please
3. Summer '68
4. Fat Old Sun
5. Alan's Psychedelic
a) Rise And Shine
b) Sunny Side Up
c) Morning Glory
David Gilmour (vocals, guitar,)
Roger Waters (vocals, bass,)
Richard Wright (keyboards,vocals)
Nick Mason (drums,)
John Aldiss Choir (vocals)
ATOM HEART MOTHER
is a collaboration between Pink Floyd and avant-garde composer Ron
Recorded at EMI Studios-Abbey Road, London, England.
When rock operas by the Kinks and the Who were relatively new and
Deep Purple was working with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Pink
Floyd entered the 70's with ATOM HEART MOTHER, a symphonic endeavor
whose centerpieces are two long compositions divided up into
Starting out as a chord sequence written by David Gilmour, the title
track became a sprawling masterpiece co-written and arranged by
Scottish composer Ron Geesin.
Throughout twenty minutes of movements titled "Breast Milky," "Funky
Dung" and "Mind Your Throat Please," grandiose brass sections bubble
over, otherworldly choruses strike a chord of impending doom and
individual Floyd contributions pop up amid all the orchestration.
The other sprawling piece, "Alan's Psychedelic Breakfast," starts
out with the sounds of someone puttering about in his home and
occasionally muttering to himself, broken up by either the swirling
keyboards of Richard Wright or the dulcet tones of David Gilmour's
The remaining three tracks are Roger Waters' folky ballad "If," the
baroque psychedelic pop of Wright's "Summer '68" and Gilmour's "Fat
Old Sun," where the guitarist's singing sounds uncannily like Ray
4 Stars - Excellent - ...criminally underrated--the long title
suite, benefitting from Ron Geesin's crazed but accomplished musical
wit, is among their best work...
Q Magazine (01/01/1995)
!!!All Scans taken from my
own collection !!!
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