Absolutely Curtains

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"Absolutely Curtains"
Single by Pink Floyd
from the album Obscured by Clouds
A-side "Free Four"
Released 3 June 1972 (UK)
15 June 1972 (US)
Format 7"
Recorded February, March 1972 at Château d'Hérouville, Hérouville, France
Genre Progressive rock, world music, instrumental rock
Length 5:51
Label Columbia (EMI) (UK)
Tower/Capitol (US)
Writer(s) Richard Wright, Mapuga tribe
Producer(s) Pink Floyd
Pink Floyd singles chronology
"One of These Days"
"Absolutely Curtains"
Obscured by Clouds track listing

"Absolutely Curtains" is a mostly instrumental track written by Richard Wright, which closes Pink Floyd's 1972 album Obscured by Clouds.[2][3]


The last part of the track is a chant by the Mapuga tribe of New Guinea recorded for La Vallée,[citation needed] the film to which Obscured by Clouds is the soundtrack.




  1. ^ "The Official Site". Pink Floyd. 
  2. ^ Strong, Martin C. (2004). The Great Rock Discography (7th ed.). Edinburgh: Canongate Books. p. 1177. ISBN 1-84195-551-5. 
  3. ^ Mabbett, Andy (1995). The Complete Guide to the Music of Pink Floyd. London: Omnibus Press. ISBN 0-7119-4301-X. 

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