Pink Floyd - AnimalS 12" vinyl lp Album

French Release

Pink Floyd's 1977 "Animals" French release, adorned with a distinctive catalog number, showcases Roger Waters' production brilliance. Engineered by Brian Humphries at Britannia Row Studios, London, the album boasts Waters' artistic sleeve design and an inflatable pig by E,R,G Amsterdam. Amidst the progressive 1970s music scene, "Animals" stands as a timeless blend of musical innovation and conceptual storytelling, solidifying Pink Floyd's enduring influence. The French version adds a collector's touch to this iconic piece of rock history. This web-page has hi-res photos of the album covers, record label and a detailed description.

 

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"Animals" Album Description:

Pink Floyd's "Animals" 12" vinyl LP, a seminal album released in 1977, stands as a testament to the band's artistic prowess and cultural impact within the context of its time. This French release, distinguished by the catalog number adorning the upper left corner of the album's front cover, adds a unique touch to the iconic artwork associated with the album.

Produced by Roger Waters, one of the creative forces behind Pink Floyd, the album reflects the band's innovative approach to music production. Waters, along with the talented engineering of Brian Humphries, crafted a sonic experience that resonated with audiences worldwide. The recording took place at Britannia Row Studios in London, a renowned hub for musical creativity during that era.

The sleeve design, a crucial component of the album's visual identity, bears the imprint of Roger Waters' artistic vision. His creative input extends beyond the musical realm, showcasing the multi-faceted nature of his contributions to Pink Floyd's overall artistic expression.

Noteworthy is the inclusion of an inflatable pig in the album's imagery, a concept designed by E,R,G Amsterdam. This inflatable pig, an enduring symbol associated with Pink Floyd, adds a layer of visual intrigue to the album's aesthetic. Its incorporation underscores the band's commitment to pushing artistic boundaries and embracing unconventional elements in their presentation.

In the broader context of the late 1970s, "Animals" emerged during a dynamic period in the music industry. The album encapsulates the progressive and experimental spirit of the era, contributing to the evolution of rock music. Pink Floyd's ability to seamlessly blend intricate musical compositions with conceptual storytelling set "Animals" apart as a timeless piece of art that continues to captivate audiences.

As collectors and enthusiasts delve into the nuances of different releases, the French version with its distinct catalog number serves as a tangible piece of music history. The details of the production process, from recording at Britannia Row Studios to the creative contributions of Roger Waters and the design by E,R,G Amsterdam, provide a comprehensive understanding of the collaborative effort that birthed this iconic album.

Music Genre:

Acid Psych Music
Album Production: 

Producer: Roger Waters Pink Floyd Music Publishers Ltd 1977 ,

Engineerd by Brian Humphries,

Recorded Brittania Row Studios, London,

Sleeve design by Roger Waters,

Inflatable Pig designed by E,R,G Amsterdam

Record Label Information:

EMI Harvest 2C 068-98434

Album Packaging:

Gatefold (FOC) cover design

This album includes the original thick paper custom inner sleeve with album details, complete lyrics of all songs by Pink Floyd

Media Format: 12" Vinyl LP Gramophone

Year and Country:

1977 Made in France
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Track Listing of: Pink Floyd Animals
    Side One:
  1. Pigs on the Wing 1
  2. Dogs
    Side Two:
  1. Pigs (Three different ones)
  2. Sheep
  3. Pigs on the Wing 2
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EMI Harvest 2C 068-98434 , 1977 , France

Pink Floyd's 1977 "Animals" French release, adorned with a distinctive catalog number, showcases Roger Waters' production brilliance. Engineered by Brian Humphries at Britannia Row Studios, London, the album boasts Waters' artistic sleeve design and an inflatable pig by E,R,G Amsterdam. Amidst the progressive 1970s music scene, "Animals" stands as a timeless blend of musical innovation and conceptual storytelling, solidifying Pink Floyd's enduring influence. The French version adds a collector's touch to this iconic piece of rock history.

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PINK FLOYD - Animals (Germany 1st Pressing) 12" Vinyl LP
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Harvest 1C 064-98 434 , 1977 , Germany

Pink Floyd's 1977 "Animals" German release, a 12" Vinyl LP, is a collector's gem with a gatefold cover and original inner sleeve. Harvest label 1C 064-98 434 showcases Roger Waters' sleeve design and an inflatable pig by E,R,G Amsterdam. Recorded at Britannia Row Studios, London, engineered by Brian Humphries, the album encapsulates Pink Floyd's innovative spirit, making it a timeless piece in the vibrant 1977 music landscape.

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PINK FLOYD - Animals (Germany Pink Vinyl) 12" Vinyl LP
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Harvest 1C 064.98 434 / LC 1305 , 1977 , Germany

Pink Floyd's 1977 "Animals" shines as a musical and visual marvel, with a distinctive German release on pink vinyl. Roger Waters' meticulous craftsmanship at Britannia Row Studios is evident in the sonic brilliance. The gatefold cover, designed by Waters and executed by the Hipgnosis Design Group, complements the iconic inflatable pig. This limited edition's farbige pressung status adds a collector's touch, encapsulating Pink Floyd's innovative spirit in a timeless gem.

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PINK FLOYD - Animals (Germany 4th Edition) 12" Vinyl LP
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 Harvest – 064-74 6128 1 , 1977 , Germany & Netherlands

This is the hard to find (rare) release of Pink Floyd's Animal album which has an uncovered catalognr on the bottom right half of the label. Later releases of this album have this catalognr blacked-out and printed in the upper right half of the record label.

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PINK FLOYD - Animals (Gt. Britain 1st Pressing) 12" Vinyl LP
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Harvest SHVL 815 , Barking Dog Blue Picture Label , 1977 , Gt. Britain

Pink Floyd's "Animals" 12" Vinyl LP, Britain's 1st pressing, captivates collectors with stamper codes, no scan codes, and unique inner sleeve. Released in 1977 on Harvest Records, its production showcases Roger Waters' influence, Brittania Row Studios' engineering, and collaborative visual design by Hipgnosis. The iconic Inflatable Pig adds a distinct touch. Labeled "1977 Made in Gt Britain," the album's enduring legacy lies in its musical brilliance and meticulous craftsmanship.

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PINK FLOYD - Animals Gt. Britain) 12" Vinyl LP
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SHVL 815  , 1977 , Gt. Britain

Pink Floyd's 1977 "Animals" LP, produced by Roger Waters, is a landmark in progressive rock. Recorded at Britannia Row Studios in London, engineered by Brian Humphries, the album features Waters' thematic brilliance and iconic sleeve design. Its socio-political commentary, inspired by Orwell's "Animal Farm," makes it a timeless masterpiece. The album's experimental nature and sonic richness define Pink Floyd's artistic evolution during a pivotal period in music history.

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CBS / Sony Japan 25Ap 340 , 1977 , Japan

Pink Floyd's 1977 "Animals" Japanese 12" Vinyl LP is a musical relic, adorned with an OBI strip, gatefold design, and a four-page leaflet in Japanese. The production includes an original thick paper inner sleeve with complete lyrics. Cataloged as CBS/Sony Japan 25Ap 340, this edition, "Made in Japan," signifies a unique blend of artistry, cultural richness, and craftsmanship, encapsulating the essence of the late '70s music scene.This web-page has hi-res photos of the album covers, record label and a detailed description.

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Harvest – 5C 062-98434 , 1977 , Netherlands

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PINK FLOYD - Animals (Netherlands II) 12" Vinyl LP
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  Harvest 1A 064-98434 , 1977 , Netherlands

Pink Floyd's "Animals" 12" Vinyl LP, released in the Netherlands in 1977 under Harvest 1A 064-98434, is a sonic masterpiece and collector's gem. With a distinctive gatefold cover and thick custom inner sleeve featuring complete lyrics, it embodies the 1970s vinyl era. Meticulously produced in Holland, it reflects the progressive rock ethos, offering a timeless connection to the band's exploration of societal issues.

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PINK FLOYD - Animals (Yugoslavia) 12" Vinyl LP
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Jugoton LSHV 78003 , 1977 , Yugoslavia

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