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|Song by Pink Floyd from the album The Division Bell|
|Published||Pink Floyd Music (1987) Ltd|
|Released||28 March 1994 (UK)
5 April 1994 (US)
|Genre||Progressive rock, instrumental rock, ambient|
|Producer||Bob Ezrin and David Gilmour|
|The Division Bell track listing|
It was never performed live by the band, though portions of it were included in the sound collage tape played before their 1994 concerts.
The white noise which opens the track caused some confusion among fans in 1994, who were unsure, on playing the album for the first time, whether or not their copy was faulty, as the white noise lasts for nearly 1 minute before any music begins. The noise is actually ultra low frequency and low frequency sounds recorded of the Earth's crust shifting and cracking. However, according to an interview with Andy Jackson, recording engineer for the album, it's electromagnetic noise from the solar wind.
- David Gilmour — guitars
- Nick Mason — drums, percussion
- Richard Wright — piano, Kurzweil synthesizers
- Strong, Martin C. (2004). The Great Rock Discography (7th ed.). Edinburgh: Canongate Books. p. 1178. ISBN 1-84195-551-5.
- Mabbett, Andy (1995). The Complete Guide to the Music of Pink Floyd. London: Omnibus Press. ISBN 0-7119-4301-X.