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Perfect Drug 17th May 2010 03:21 AM

Pink Floyd
 
Hi Alan, thanks so much for being here!

When Pink Floyd first entered the studio with you for Dark Side.. about how much of the music was already written, or should I say how close to completion were the tracks?

The reason I ask is, I wonder how much of David and Roger you got to watch working out material and if perhaps you could tell us all a bit where both of their strengths lay. If perhaps there was a system they used or if the both of them just kind of tore into everything.

Thanks!

Alan Parsons 1st June 2010 10:09 AM

"Eclipse" as it was then called was mostly ready to go. They were all into sound, but although Roger was almost exclusively the writer, David had greater musical strengths. Roger was more of a producer than David, especially when David was overdubbing parts.