Animals - Pink Floyd - Sondz

Overview

Animals is the tenth studio album by the English rock band Pink Floyd, released on 21 January 1977 through Harvest and Columbia Records. It was recorded at the band's Britannia Row Studios in London throughout 1976, and was produced by the band. The album continued the longform compositions that made up their previous works, including Wish You Were Here (1975). The album received unfavourable reviews from some critics but was commercially successful, peaking at number 2 in the UK and number 3 in the US, and it received much more favourable reviews in later years and is considered by many as one of the band's best works.

Animals is both a progressive rock album and a concept album, focusing on the social-political conditions of mid-1970s Britain, and was a change from the style of their earlier work. Tension within the band during production culminated in keyboardist Richard Wright being fired two years later. The al...

Facts

Release date23 Jan. 1977
CountryUnited Kingdom
Length41:42
StatusOfficial
Label(s)Harvest
Catalogue0C 064-98 434
PackagingGatefold Cover
Language, scriptLatin

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