Discovery (Pink Floyd box set)

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Pink Floyd: Discovery
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Box set by Pink Floyd
Released 26 September 2011
Recorded 1967–1994
Genre Progressive rock, psychedelic rock
Length 12:05:21
Language English
Label EMI
Producer Bob Ezrin, David Gilmour, James Guthrie, Michael Kamen, Norman Smith, Pink Floyd, Roger Waters
Pink Floyd chronology
Oh, by the Way
(2007)
Discovery
(2011)
The Best of Pink Floyd: A Foot in the Door
(2011)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
BBC Music not rated [2]

Pink Floyd: Discovery is a compilation box set by Pink Floyd released on 26 September 2011 to launch the Why Pink Floyd...? re-release campaign. The box set includes all of their standard studio albums, bar The Endless River, which would not be released for another three years. All albums were newly remastered by James Guthrie. In addition to the albums the set comes with a 60-page artwork booklet designed by Storm Thorgerson.[3]

Contents[edit]

All albums and their corresponding original release dates are given below. Refer to original albums for track listings, personnel and production credits.

  1. The Piper at the Gates of Dawn (August 1967)
  2. A Saucerful of Secrets (June 1968)
  3. More (June 1969)
  4. Ummagumma (October 1969)
  5. Atom Heart Mother (October 1970)
  6. Meddle (October 1971)
  7. Obscured by Clouds (June 1972)
  8. The Dark Side of the Moon (March 1973)
  9. Wish You Were Here (September 1975)
  10. Animals (January 1977)
  11. The Wall (November 1979)
  12. The Final Cut (March 1983)
  13. A Momentary Lapse of Reason (September 1987)
  14. The Division Bell (March 1994)

Charts[edit]

Chart (2011–12) Peak
position
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[4] 61
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[5] 39
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[6] 14
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[7] 57
Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista)[8] 42
French Albums (SNEP)[9] 55
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[10] 9
Italian Albums (FIMI)[11] 38
Portuguese Albums (AFP)[12] 23
Spanish Albums (PROMUSICAE)[13] 53
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[14] 43
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[15] 24
UK Albums (OCC)[16] 112
US Billboard 200[17] 175

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. Album review Discovery at AllMusic. Retrieved 10 October 2011.
  2. ^ Diver, Mike. "Pink Floyd Discovery review". BBC Music. Retrieved 10 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "Pink Floyd - Discovery editions and boxset". www.whypinkfloyd.com. Retrieved 9 October 2011. 
  4. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Pink Floyd – Discovery - Special Box Set" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved 10 June 2016.
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – Pink Floyd – Discovery - Special Box Set" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 10 June 2016.
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – Pink Floyd – Discovery - Special Box Set" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved 10 June 2016.
  7. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Pink Floyd – Discovery - Special Box Set" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 10 June 2016.
  8. ^ "Pink Floyd: Discovery - Special Box Set" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland. Retrieved 10 June 2016.
  9. ^ "Lescharts.com – Pink Floyd – Discovery - Special Box Set". Hung Medien. Retrieved 10 June 2016.
  10. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Pink Floyd – Discovery - Special Box Set" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 10 June 2016.
  11. ^ "Italiancharts.com – Pink Floyd – Discovery - Special Box Set". Hung Medien. Retrieved 10 June 2016.
  12. ^ "Portuguesecharts.com – Pink Floyd – Discovery - Special Box Set". Hung Medien. Retrieved 10 June 2016.
  13. ^ "Spanishcharts.com – Pink Floyd – Discovery - Special Box Set". Hung Medien. Retrieved 10 June 2016.
  14. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Pink Floyd – Discovery - Special Box Set". Hung Medien. Retrieved 10 June 2016.
  15. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Pink Floyd – Discovery - Special Box Set". Hung Medien. Retrieved 10 June 2016.
  16. ^ "Pink Floyd | Artist | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart Retrieved 10 June 2016.
  17. ^ "Pink Floyd – Chart history" Billboard 200 for Pink Floyd. Retrieved 10 June 2016.

External links[edit]

"World wide chart positions Discovery". www.ultratop.be. Retrieved 10 October 2011.