Pink Floyd | The Early Years: 1965-1972 | Comprehensive 27-Disc Box Set

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Comprehensive 27-Disc Box Set, With 7 Individual Book-Style Volumes

Box Set Includes:_

  • 11+ hours of Audio (130+ tracks) & 14+ hours of Audio/Visual material including
  • 20+ previously unreleased songs, 7+ hours of previously unreleased live audio performances, 5+ hours of rare concert footage, along with 5 7" singles in replica sleeves, collectible memorabilia, feature films & _new sound mixes _
  • BBC Radio Sessions, remixes, outtakes, & alternative versions over 11 hours of audio (made up of 130+ _tracks) as well as live TV performance in over 14 hours audio visual _
  • Previously unreleased tracks include 1967's Vegetable Man and In The Beechwoods, which have been _mixed for the first time specially for this release _
  • 2 historic Quad mixes (1 previously unreleased) « Plus Pink Floyd's early vinyl singles - the first 5 UK releases, (1967-68) remastered from original tapes, _original sleeves / heavyweight vinyl / paper labels replicated

The Early Years 1965 - 1972 is a comprehensive 27-disc box set that sees Pink Floyd delve into their vast music archive to produce a deluxe package that includes 7 individual book-style volumes, featuring much previously unreleased material. The Early Years box set contains unreleased tracks, BBC Radio Sessions, remixes, outtakes and alternative versions over an incredible 11 hours, 45 mins of audio (made up of 130+ tracks) and live and TV performance in over 14 hours of audio-visual material. The content includes over 20 unreleased songs, more than 7 hours of previously unreleased live audio and over 5 hours of rare concert footage, along with 5 meticulously produced 7" singles in replica sleeves, collectable memorabilia, feature films and new sound mixes. Previously unreleased tracks include 1967's Vegetable Man and In The Beechwoods, which have been mixed for the first time, specially for this release. The Early Years 1965-1972 will give collectors the opportunity to hear the evolution of the band and witness their part in cultural revolutions from their earliest recordings and studio sessions to the years prior to the release of The Dark Side Of The Moon, one of the biggest selling albums of all time. From the single Arnold Layne to the 20-minute epic Echoes, fans will see the invention of psychedelic progressive rock via an insightful collection that explores the Pink Floyd story from the time Roger Waters, Richard Wright, Nick Mason and Syd Barrett met at London's Regent Street Polytechnic, through to Syd's departure and David Gilmour joining to form the iconic lineup.

40+ items of archival memorabilia including: posters, flyers, tour programs, tickets, press advertisements, & much more.

This set includes: 10 CDs, 8 Blu-ray Discs, 9 DVDs, 5 seven-inch vinyl singles, collectable memorabilia, & more.
7 inch Singles:
1. Side A: Arnold Layne Side B: Candy And A Currant Bun
2. Side A: See Emily Play Side B: The Scarecrow
3. Side A: Apples And Oranges Side B: Paintbox
4. Side A: It Would Be So Nice Side B: Julia Dream
5. Side A: Point Me At The Sky Side B: Careful With That Axe, Eugene

Track Listing:

æpreviously unreleased

7" VINYL SINGLES IN REPRODUCTION SLEEVES:
ã Arnold Layne C/W Candy And A Currant Bun
ã See Emily Play C/W The Scarecrow
ã Apples And Oranges C/W Paintbox
ã It Would Be So Nice C/W Julia Dream
ã Point Me At The Sky C/W Careful With That Axe, Eugene

1965-67 CAMBRIDGE ST/ATION

CD 1:
1965 Recordings*:
1. Lucy Leave*
2. Double O Bo*
3. Remember Me*
4. Walk With Me Sydney*
5. Butterfly*
6. I'm A King Bee*
7. Arnold Layne
8. See Emily Play
9. Apples And Oranges
10. Candy And A Currant Bun
11. Paintbox
12. Matilda Mother (2010 mix)
13. Jugband Blues (2010 mix)æ
14. In The Beechwoods (2010 mix)æ
15. Vegetable Man (2010 mix)æ
16. Scream Thy Last Scream (2010 mix)æ
Total: 50 mins, 32 secs approx.
Tracks 1-11 mono.
Tracks 12-16 stereo
*including Rado Klose on guitar and Juliette Gale on vocals on 'Walk With Me Sydney'

CD 2:
Live in Stockholm 1967:
1. Introductionæ
2. Reaction in Gæ
3. Matilda Motheræ
4. Pow R. Toc H.æ
5. Scream Thy Last Screamæ
6. Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sunæ
7. See Emily Playæ
8. Interstellar Overdriveæ

Please note: the above tracks feature vocals recorded at a less than optimum level
John Latham (studio recordings 1967)
9. John Latham Version 1æ
10. John Latham Version 2æ
11. John Latham Version 3æ
12. John Latham Version 4æ
13. John Latham Version 5æ
14. John Latham Version 6æ
15. John Latham Version 7æ
16. John Latham Version 8æ
17. John Latham Version 9æ

Total: 79 mins, 13 secs approx.
Tracks 1-8 recorded live Sept 10, 1967 at Gyllene Cirkeln, Stockholm, Sweden
Tracks 9-17 recorded at De Lane Lea Studios, London, October 20, 1967
All tracks stereo

DVD/Blu-ray
1. Chapter 24: Syd Barrett in the Gog Magog Hills, Cambridgeshire, UK 1966 / Pink Floyd at EMI Studios, London, April 1967
2. Nick's Boogieæ: recording Interstellar Overdrive and Nick's Boogie at Sound Techniques Studio, Chelsea, January 11, 1967 / Live at UFO, The Blarney Club, London, January 13, 1967
3. Interstellar Overdrive: 'Scene _ Underground' UFO at The Blarney Club, London, January 27, 1967
4. Arnold Layne: promo video. Wittering Beach, UK, early 1967
5. Pow R. Toc H. / Astronomy Domine: plus Syd Barrett and Roger Waters interview: BBC 'The Look Of The Week' _ BBC Studios, London, May 14, 1967
6. The Scarecrow: 'Path_ Pictorial', UK, July 1967
7. Jugband Blues: 'London Line' promo video, 1967, London
8. Apples And Oranges: plus Dick Clark interview: 'American Bandstand', Los Angeles, USA, November 7, 1967
9. Instrumental Improvisationæ: BBC 'Tomorrow's World', London, December 12, 1967
10. Instrumental Improvisationæ: 'Die Jungen Nachtwandler', UFO, The Blarney Club, London, February 24, 1967
11. See Emily Play: BBC 'Top Of The Pops' _ partially restored BBC Studios, London, July 6, 1967
12. The Scarecrow (outtakes): 'Path_ Pictorial', UK, July 1967
13. Interstellar Overdrive: 'Science Fiction _ Das Universum Des Ichs', The Roundhouse, London, 1967
Total: 57 mins, 59 secs approx.

1968 GERMIN/ATION
CD
1. Point Me At The Sky
2. It Would Be So Nice
3. Julia Dream
4. Careful With That Axe, Eugene (single version)
5. Song 1, Capital Studios, Los Angeles, 22 August 1968æ
6. Roger's Boogie, Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, 22 August 1968æ
BBC Radio Session, 25 June 1968:
7. Murderotic Woman (Careful With That Axe, Eugene) æ
8. The Massed Gadgets Of Hercules (A Saucerful Of Secrets) æ
9. Let There Be More Lightæ
10. Julia Dreamæ
BBC Radio Session, 20 December 1968:
11. Point Me At The Skyæ
12. Embryoæ
13. Interstellar Overdriveæ
Total: 59 mins, 14 secs approx.

DVD/Blu-ray
'Tienerklanken', Brussels, Belgium, 18-19 February 1968:
1. Astronomy Domine
2. The Scarecrow
3. Corporal Clegg
4. Paintbox
5. Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun
6. See Emily Play
7. Bike
8. Apples And Oranges: 'Vibrato', Brussels, Belgium, February 1968
'Bouton Rouge', Paris, France, 20 February 1968:
9. Astronomy Domine
10. Flaming
11. Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun
12. Let There Be More Light
13. Paintbox: 'Discorama', Paris, France, 21 February 1968
14. Instrumental Improvisationæ: 'The Sound Of Change', London, UK, March 1968
15. Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun: 'All My Loving', London, UK, 28 March 1968
16. It Would Be So Nice (excerpt): 'Release-Rome Goes Pop', Rome, Italy, April 1968
17. Interstellar Overdrive: 'Pop 68', Rome, Italy, 6 May 1968
'Tienerklanken _ Kastival', Kasterlee, Belgiu, 31 August 1968:
18. Astronomy Domine
19. + Roger Waters interview
'Samedi et Compagnie', Paris, France, 6 September 1968:
20. Let There Be More Light
21. Remember A Day
22. Let There Be More Light: 'A L'Affiche du Monde', London, UK, 1968
'Tous En Scene', Paris, France, 21 October 1968:
23. Let There Be More Light
24. Flaming
25. Let There Be More Light: 'Surprise Partie', Paris, France, 1 November 1968
26. Point Me At The Sky: Restored promo video, UK, 1968
Total: 84 mins, 18 secs approx.

1969 DRAMATIS/ATION

CD 1:
'More' album non-album tracks
1. Hollywood (non-album track) æ
2. Theme (Beat version) (Alternative version) æ
3. More Blues (Alternative version) æ
4. Seabirds (non-album track) æ
5. Embryo (from 'Picnic', Harvest Records sampler)
BBC Radio Session, 12 May 1969:
6. Grantchester Meadowsæ
7. Cymbalineæ
8. The Narrow Wayæ
9. Green Is The Colouræ
10. Careful With That Axe, Eugeneæ
Live at the Paradiso, Amsterdam, 9 August 1969:
11. Interstellar Overdriveæ
12. Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sunæ
13. Careful With That Axe, Eugeneæ
14. A Saucerful Of Secretsæ
Total: 68 mins, 50 secs approx.

CD 2:
Part 1: 'The Man', Amsterdam, 17 September 1969
1. Daybreak (Grantchester Meadows)æ
2. Workæ
3. Afternoon (Biding My Time)æ
4. Doing Itæ
5. Sleepingæ
6. Nightmare (Cymbaline)æ
7. Labyrinthæ
Part 2: 'The Journey', Amsterdam, 17 September 1969
8. The Beginning (Green Is The Colour)æ
9. Beset By Creatures Of The Deep (Careful With That Axe, Eugene)æ
10. The Narrow Way, Part 3æ
11. The Pink Jungle (Pow R. Toc H.)æ
12. The Labyrinths Of Auximinesæ
13. Footsteps / Doorsæ
14. Behold The Temple Of Lightæ
15. The End Of The Beginning (A Saucerful of Secrets)æ
Total: 76 mins, 36 secs approx.

DVD/Blu-ray:
'Forum Musiques', Paris, France, 22 January 1969:
1. Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun
David Gilmour interview
2. A Saucerful Of Secrets
3. 'The Man' and 'The Journey': Royal Festival Hall, London, rehearsal, April 14, 1969:
Afternoon (Biding My Time)
The Beginning (Green Is The Colour)
Cymbaline
Beset By Creatures Of The Deepæ
The End Of The Beginning (A Saucerful Of Secrets)
Essencer Pop & Blues Festival, Essen, Germany, October 11 1969:
4. Careful With That Axe, Eugene
5. A Saucerful Of Secrets
Music Power & European Music Revolution, Festival Actuel
Amougies Mont de l'Enclus, Belgium, 25 October 1969:
6. Green Is The Colour
7. Careful With That Axe, Eugene
8. Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun
9. Interstellar Overdrive with Frank Zappa
Total: 71 mins, 14 secs approx.

1970 DEVI/ATION

CD 1:
1. Atom Heart Mother live in Montreux, 21 Nov 1970æ
BBC Radio Session, 16 July 1970:
2. Embryoæ
3. Fat Old Sunæ
4. Green Is The Colouræ
5. Careful With That Axe, Eugeneæ
6. Ifæ
7. Atom Heart Motheræ with choir, cello & brass ensemble
Total: 78 mins, 8 secs approx.

CD 2:
Unreleased tracks from the 'Zabriskie Point' soundtrack recordings:
1. On The Highwayæ
2. Auto Scene Version 2æ
3. Auto Scene Version 3æ
4. Aeroplaneæ
5. Explosionæ
6. The Riot Sceneæ
7. Looking At Mapæ
8. Love Scene Version 7æ
9. Love Scene Version 1æ
10. Take Offæ
11. Take Off Version 2æ
12. Love Scene Version 2æ
13. Love Scene (Take 1)æ
14. Unknown Song (Take 1)æ
15. Love Scene (Take 2)æ
16. Crumbling Land (Take 1)æ
17. Atom Heart Motheræ
Early studio version, band only
Total: 67 mins, 9 secs approx.

DVD 1:
An Hour with Pink Floyd:
KQED, San Francisco, USA, 30 April 1970:
1. Atom Heart Mother
2. Cymbaline
3. Grantchester Meadows
4. Green Is The Colour
5. Careful With That Axe, Eugene
6. Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun
Total: 59 mins, 9 secs approx.
Audio only:
Atom Heart Mother album original 4.0 Quad mix 1970:
7. Atom Heart Mother
8. If
9. Summer '68
10. Fat Old Sun
11. Alan's Psychedelic Breakfast
Total: 52 mins, 7 secs approx.

DVD 2:
'Pop Deux _ Festival de St. Tropez', France, 8 August 1970:
Part 1:
1. Cymbaline (sound check)
2. Atom Heart Mother
3. Embryo
Part 2:
4. Green Is The Colour/
5. Careful With That Axe, Eugene
6. Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun
Roland Petit Ballet, Paris, France, 5 December 1970:
7. Instrumental Improvisations 1,2,3æ live in the studio
8. Embryo
Blackhill's Garden Party, Hyde Park, London, UK, 18 July 1970:
9. Atom Heart Mother with the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble/John Alldis Choir
Total: 80 mins, 53 secs approx.
Blu-ray:
An Hour with Pink Floyd:

KQED, San Francisco, USA, 30 April 1970:
1. Atom Heart Mother
2. Cymbaline
3. Grantchester Meadows
4. Green Is The Colour
5. Careful With That Axe, Eugene
6. Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun
Total: 59 mins, 9 secs approx.
Audio only:
Atom Heart Mother album original 4.0 Quad mix 1970:
7. Atom Heart Mother
8. If
9. Summer '68
10. Fat Old Sun
11. Alan's Psychedelic Breakfast
Total: 52 mins, 7 secs approx.
'Pop Deux _ Festival de St. Tropez', France, 8 August 1970:

Part 1:
1. Cymbaline (sound check)
2. Atom Heart Mother
3. Embryo
Part 2:
4. Green Is The Colour/
5. Careful With That Axe, Eugene
6. Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun
Roland Petit Ballet, Paris, France, 5 December 1970:
7. Instrumental Improvisations 1,2,3æ live in the studio
8. Embryo
Blackhill's Garden Party, Hyde Park, London, UK, 18 July 1970:
9. Atom Heart Mother with the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble/John Alldis Choir

1971 REVERBER/ATION
CD:
1. Nothing Part 14 (Echoes work in progress) æ
BBC Radio Session, 30 September 1971:
2. Fat Old Sunæ
3. One Of These Daysæ
4. Embryoæ
5. Echoesæ
Total: 67 mins 1 sec approx.

DVD/Blu-ray:
'Aspekte' feature
1. Interview + Atom Heart Mother (extracts)
Hamburg, Germany, 25 February 1971
Brass & Choir conducted by Jeffrey Mitchell
2. A Saucerful Of Secrets (extract)
Offenbach, Germany, 26 February 1971
'Cinq Grands Sur La Deux'
Abbaye de Royaumont, Asnier?s-sur-Oise, France, 15 June 1971
3. Set The Control For The Heart Of The Sun
4. Cymbaline
5. Atom Heart Mother (extract)
'Musikforum Ossiachersee', Ossiach, Austria, 1 July 1971
Brass & Choir conducted by Jeffrey Mitchell 'Get To Know'
Randwick Race Course, Sydney, Australia, 15 August 1971
6. Careful With That Axe, Eugene
Band interview
'24 hours _ Bootleg Records', London, UK, 1971
7. Documentary including Pink Floyd and manager Steve O'Rourke
'Review', London, UK, 1971
8. Storm Thorgerson & Aubrey 'Po' Powell interviewed re: record cover design
9. One of These Days ('French Windows')
Ian Emes animation created July 1972, Birmingham, UK
10. Atom Heart Mother (extract, in colour):
'Musikforum Ossiachersee', Ossiach, Austria, July 1, 1971
Brass & Choir conducted by Jeffrey Mitchell
11. Atom Heart Mother: '71 Hakone Aphrodite
Open Air Festival, Hakone, Japan, August 6-7, 1971
Total: 68 mins 3 secs approx.
Audio-only material:
1. Echoes original 4.0 Quad mix 1971

1972 OBFUSC/ATION
CD:
Obscured By Clouds 2016 Remix
1. Obscured By Cloudsæ
2 When You're Inæ
3 Burning Bridgesæ
4 The Gold It's In The... æ
5 Wot's...Uh The Dealæ
6 Mudmenæ
7 Childhood's Endæ
8 Free Fouræ
9 Stayæ
10 Absolutely Curtainsæ
Total 40 mins 25 secs approx.

DVD/Blu-ray: Recording Obscured by Clouds, ChŠteau d'H_rouville, France, February 23-29, 1972
1. Wot's...Uh The Deal: with recording session photos
2. Pop Deux: Documentary recording Obscured By Clouds
+ David Gilmour and Roger Waters interview
Brighton Dome, UK, 29 June 1972
3. Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun
4. Careful With That Axe, Eugene
Roland Petit Pink Floyd Ballet, France, news reports 1972-73
5. Actualit_s M_diterran_e, Marseille, 22 November 1972
6. JT Nuit _ Les Pink Floyd, Marseille, 26 November 1972
7. JT 20h - Pink Floyd, Paris, 12 January 1973
8. Journal de Paris _ Les Pink Floyd, Paris, 12 January 1973
9. Poitiers _ Autour Du Passage Des Pink Floyd
Concert set up news report _ France, 29 November 1972
Live At Pompeii (with 2016 5.1 Audio Remix)
10. Careful With That Axe, Eugene
11. A Saucerful Of Secrets
12. One Of These Days
13. Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun
14. Echoes
Total: 107 mins 27 secs approx.

BONUS CONTINU/ATION

CD:
BBC Radio Session, 25 September 1967:
1. Flamingæ
2. The Scarecrowæ
3. The Gnomeæ
4. Matilda Motheræ
5. Reaction in Gæ
6. Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sunæ

BBC Radio Session, 20 December 1967:
7. Scream Thy Last Screamæ
8. Vegetable Manæ
9. Pow R. Toc H.æ
10. Jugband Bluesæ

BBC Radio Session, 2 December 1968:
11. Baby Blue Shuffle In D Majoræ
12. Bluesæ
13. US Radio ad
14. Music from The Committee No. 1
15. Music from The Committee No. 2
16. Moonheadæ - live on 1969 BBC TV moon landings broadcast
17. Echoesæ - live at Wembley 1974
Total: 72 mins 35 secs approx

DVD/Blu-ray 1:
1. Arnold Layne (Alternative version)
Hampstead Heath and St. Michael's Church, Highgate, London, UK, March 1967
2. 'P1 _ P wie Petersilie' - Stuggart, Germany, 22 July 1969
Corporal Clegg
Band interview
A Saucerful of Secrets
3. Atom Heart Mother
'Bath Festival of Blues & Progressive Music', Shepton Mallet, UK, 27 June 1970
4. 'Kralingen Music Festival' - Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 28 June 1970
Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun
A Saucerful Of Secrets
5. 'The Amsterdam Rock Circus' - Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 22 May 1972
Atom Heart Mother
Careful With That Axe, Eugene
A Saucerful Of Secrets
The Committee _ (Feature Film)
Score by Pink Floyd
Total: 124 mins 49 secs approx.

DVD/Blu-ray 2:
'More' feature film
'La Vall_e' (Obscured By Clouds) feature film
Total: 3 hours 41 mins approx.