Pink Floyd: Zurich Hallenstadion, 4Feb77Berlin Deutchlandhalle, 29 & 30Jan77Vienna Stadhalle, 1Feb77Re-mastered, re-edited and re-released byMan of Leisure Music (MoLM) www.flupe.comJanuary 3, 2002Set One (Disc One):1.) Sheep 11:322.) Pigs on the Wing (pt 1) 1:443.) Dogs (29Jan77) 18:004.) Pigs on the Wing (pt 2) 2:165.) Pigs; 3 different ones (30Jan77) 16:51Set Two (Disc Two):1.) Shine on Yoy Crazy Diamond (1-5) 13:522.) Welcome to the Machine 6:423.) Have a Cigar 5:464.) Wish You Were Here 5:475.) Shine on You....(6-9) (1Feb77) 17:33Encore:6.) Money 8:30Sourced by Steve Blank and Brett PfiefferArtwork by Ken Brankin, aka Tweak.This is a compilation of tracks remastered andre-released by MoLM to resurrect the incomplete4Feb77 Zurich Hallenstadion performance. Much ofDogs, all of Pigs and most of SoYCD6-9 were missingfrom the low generation 4Feb77 source.There are a number of qualities that make this show sointeresting to have and listen to. The taper is veryclose to the stage, and the recording has some of thefullest sound you'll hear from the '77 tour. The "prayersequence" from Sheep is one of the clearest, most audibleversion in circulation. Dave's solos during Pigs (3d.o.)and SoYCD(1-5) are remarkable in their quality and intensity,which also sets this apart from some of the other '77roios. This version of WYWH is also one of the betterperformances going.MoLM chose the "filler tracks" from the two Berlin andVienna concerts for several reasons, including similar soundquality, recording levels, and audience noise. The 29Jan77tracks are from "Animals from the Soundboard", the 30Jan77performance of Pigs (3 d.o.) is from "Absolut Floyd," andSoYCD6-9 is from 1Feb77 Vienna Stadhalle.Remastering work included spending lots of time blendingtracks to make this roio a "complete" concert, some minorspeed correction, recording level adjustments and de-clicking.All tracks are from the lowest generation sources available.Like any roio, it certainly has its flaws. In terms of theperformance, while some passages are clearly inspired, theband also commits some obvious errors as well. Probably themost annoying aspect of this show is that "close to the stage"means some unwelcome bass distortion. Either that, or thespeakers were right on top of the taper. There are cuts orgaps in PotW2 and WttM. Potw2 also has some speed problemsthat are not worth trying to correct. The encore, Money, ismissing about one minute of its beginning. The show came withonly about three minutes of Dogs, and about seven minutes ofSoYCD(6-9). Neither track could be saved. Pigs was totallymissing.A few words about Roger's "numbering" of shows. Obviously,since Pigs (3do) is missing, it's hard to say for sure whatnumber this show is. However, if one were to speculate, itwould likely be "9". After quite a bit of research, here'swhat I can tell you about the numbered shows of that earlystring of Animals concerts:29Jan77 Berlin is number "5"30Jan77 Berlin is number "6"01Feb77 Vienna is also number "6" (Rog goofed a few times)03Feb77 Zurich is number "8"17Feb77 Rotterdam is number "10".
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