Ibiza Bar

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"Ibiza Bar"
Single by Pink Floyd
from the album Soundtrack from the Film More
A-side "The Nile Song"
Released March 1969
Format 7"
Recorded February 1969
Genre Hard rock, psychedelic rock
Length 3:19
Label Harvest
Writer(s) David Gilmour, Roger Waters, Richard Wright, Nick Mason
Producer(s) Pink Floyd
Pink Floyd singles chronology
"Point Me at the Sky"
(1968)
"The Nile Song"
(1969)
"One of These Days"
(1971)
Soundtrack from the Film More track listing

"Ibiza Bar" is a song by English rock band Pink Floyd, featured on their third album, Soundtrack from the Film More.[1][2]

Music[edit]

The song opens with a rhythm guitar riff notably similar to that of "The Nile Song". However, unlike that track, "Ibiza Bar" does not change keys, staying with a verse of E and D major chords, and a chorus resolving to A major. The chorus could be said to modulate, via a series of chords based on accidentals, all major: A to C, G to B-flat, and F back to A. David Gilmour's lead guitar parts use a good deal of echo. This and "The Nile Song" are among the few flirtations the band made with a heavier sound, along with "The Gold It's in the..." from Obscured by Clouds and "Young Lust" from The Wall.

Personnel[edit]

Cover[edit]

The song was covered by psychedelic/grunge band Love Battery on their album Between the Eyes, and Replicants on their eponymous debut album.

References[edit]

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

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