Dub Side of the Moon
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|Dub Side of the Moon|
|Studio album by|
|Released||18 February 2003|
|Label||Easy Star Records|
|Producer||Michael G and Ticklah|
|Easy Star All-Stars chronology|
Dub Side of the Moon is a dub reggae tribute to the 1973 Pink Floyd album, The Dark Side of the Moon, co-produced by Easy Star All-Stars founders Michael G (Michael Goldwasser) and Ticklah (Victor Axelrod). Dub Side of the Moon has remained on the Billboard Reggae Charts since its release in 2003.[verification needed] Easy Star All Stars released Dub Side of the Moon: Special Anniversary Edition, on CD and vinyl, on September 16, 2014.
Included with the liner notes are instructions on how to synchronize the album with the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz and produce a variation of the perceived "Dark Side of the Rainbow" effect. The album has sold over 85,000 copies thus far and Easy Star All-Stars have been regularly touring in support of the album.
A DVD of a live performance of Dub Side of the Moon was released by the Easy Star label in July 2006.
In 2010 the album was remixed in a bass-heavy dub style and reissued as Dubber Side of the Moon Easy Star All Stars released Dub Side of the Moon: Special Anniversary Edition on September 16, 2014.
|1.||"Speak to Me" / "Breathe (In the Air)"||Sluggy Ranks||3:52|
|2.||"On the Run"||3:23|
|3.||"Time"||Corey Harris and Ranking Joe||6:58|
|4.||"The Great Gig in the Sky"||Kirsty Rock||4:25|
|5.||"Money"||Gary "Nesta" Pine and Dollarman||6:26|
|6.||"Us and Them"||Frankie Paul||7:55|
|7.||"Any Colour You Like"||3:38|
|8.||"Brain Damage"||Dr. Israel||4:07|
|10.||"Time (Alternative Version)" (bonus track)||3:38|
|11.||"Great Dub in the Sky" (bonus track)||4:21|
|12.||"Step It Pon the Rastaman Scene" (bonus track)||Ranking Joe||4:02|
|13.||"Any Dub You Like" (bonus track)||3:22|
The original vinyl LP album omitted the bonus tracks.
- Easy Star All-Stars' version of "Time" was used as incidental music for a scene in the Steve Coogan comedy TV series, Saxondale.
- A piece of Easy Star All-Stars version of "Money" can be heard in the background in the 2014 film The Gambler.
- "iTunes - Music - Easy Star All-Stars". Itunes.apple.com. Retrieved 2012-02-14.
- "All-Stars". Easy Star. Retrieved 2012-02-14.
- Avilla, Bryan (2014-09-16). "Dub Side of the Moon Special Anniversary Edition Album Review". Mountain Weekly. Retrieved 2014-12-20.
- "Dubber Side of the Moon". Easystar.com. Retrieved 28 April 2011.