PINK FLOYD – ANIMALS 1977 POSTER
Item description: Merchandising shop window poster for the Pink Floyd Animals album which was released in january 1977. Pink wording and logo on a brown base.
Size: 50cm x 19cm
Condition report: One centre fold as per manufacture. Excellent overall condition. Remnants of glue both ends. Free from fading.
Background to Pink Floyd Animals album: Animals is the tenth studio album by English progressive rock group Pink Floyd, released in January 1977. A concept album, it provides a scathing critique of the social-political conditions of late 1970s Britain, and presents a marked change in musical style from their earlier work. Animals was recorded at the band’s studio, Britannia Row, in London, but its production was punctuated by the early signs of discord that three years later would culminate in keyboardist Richard Wright leaving the band. The album’s cover image, a pig floating between two chimneys on Battersea Power Station, was conceived by bassist and writer Roger Waters, and photographed by long-time collaborators Hipgnosis.
Special notes: This was a merchandising poster for record shop windows.
Provenance: Originally from Barnard’s Record Shop, Tunbridge Wells, Kent.
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