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The Piper at the Gates of Dawn is the debut studio album by the English rock band Pink Floyd, and the only one made under founding member Syd Barrett's leadership. The album, named after the title of chapter seven of Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows and featuring a kaleidoscopic cover photo of the band taken by Vic Singh, was recorded from February to May 1967 and released on 4 August 1967.
This album served as a prime example of this popular sound that was defined during the late 1960s but it also marked the downfall of Syd Barrett. During the tour of this album, he experienced severe mental breakdowns and bouts of schizophrenia which ultimately led to his disbandment with the band. Nonetheless, this record is a defining example of the artistry that is Pink Floyd. The Piper at the Gates of Dawn Q&A.
On the back is an EMI logo at the top center, with " - the greatest recording organization in the world" at the top, 16 LP covers pictured in the middle including the Beatles-Revolver, and ".
The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn by Pink Floyd. D A D C/G A C/G A Look at the sky; look at the river Isn't it good? G D Bb7 C F A7 D Winding, finding places to go G C/G F A/E E G D G D And then one day, hooray, another way for gnomes to say, "Hooray!" Chapter 24. no guitar. D A C A G The black and green scarecrow, as ev'ryone knows, A D A Stood with a bird on his hat and straw ev'rywhere D He didn't care G Am G A He stood in a field where barley grows.
The original band members of Pink Floyd relaxing at Abbey Road Studios whilst recording their debut album 'The Piper at the Gates of Dawn' in June 1967. Pink Floyd are currently getting set for the 'Their Mortal Remains' exhibition at the V&A - Check out our range of images for sale.