Reising, Russell: Speak to Me': The Legacy of Pink Floyd's The Dark Side of the Moon (Ashgate Books) Paperback

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Contents: Foreword: the floydian slip, Craig Bailey; General editor's preface; Introduction: Life on The Dark Side of the Moon, Russell Reising. Part I 'Any Colour You Like': General Discussions: On the waxing and waning: a brief history of The Dark Side of the Moon, Russell Reising; 'Matter of fact it's all dark': audiovisual stadium rock aesthetics in Pink Floyd's The Dark Side of the Moon tour 1973, Kimi Kärki; Dark side of the men: Pink Floyd, classic rock and white masculinities, Matthew Bannister; 'We're not in Kansas any more': music, myth and narrative structure in The Dark Side of the Moon, Lee Barron and Ian Inglis. Part II 'Everything Under the Sun is in Tune': Musical and Structural Discussions: 'Worked out within the grooves': the sound and structure of The Dark Side of the Moon, Kevin J. Holm-Hudson; 'On the path': tracing tonal coherence in The Dark Side of the Moon, Shaugn O'Donnell; The keys to quiet desperation: modulating between misery and madness, Ger Tillekens. Part III 'There's No Dark Side of the Moon': Theoretical Discussions: Reversing us and them: anti-psychiatry and The Dark Side of the Moon, Nicola Spelman; Prismatic passion: the enigma of 'The Great Gig in the Sky', Sheila Whiteley; The whole of the moon: 'Brain Damage', 'Eclipse', and the mythic narrative of the Pink Floyd, Peter Mills; Pink Floyd's Levinasian ethics: reading The Dark Side of the Moon's philosophical architecture, Kenneth Womack. Part IV 'Speak to Me': The Influence of The Dark Side of the Moon: The moons are eclipsed by the moon: covering the dark side, Russell Reising; Eclipsing: the influence of The Dark Side of the Moon on the next generation's music through Radiohead's OK Computer, Benjamin Schleifer; 'And if the band you're in starts playing different tunes': an interview with Mike Gordon of Phish, Russell Reising; The Jamaican side of the moon: an interview with Michael Goldwasser of Easy Star Records, Russell Reising. 'Thought I'd something more to say': an annotated bibliography of selected reviews and commentary on The Dark Side of the Moon, Mathew Bartkowiak. Works cited; Index.