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Pink Floyd’s Delicate Sound of Thunder restored, re-edited and remixed

11th November, 2020

Pink Floyd‘s Delicate Sound of Thunder live album and concert film were restored, remixed and re-edited for last year’s Later Years box set, but this November will be made available separately, across all major physical formats.

Filmed at Long Island’s Nassau Coliseum in August 1988 and directed by Wayne Isham, the Grammy Award nominated Delicate Sound Of Thunder comes to cinemas for the first time in this global event release. This 2020 version is sourced directly from over 100 cans of original 35mm negatives, painstakingly restored and transferred to 4K, and completely re-edited by Benny Trickett from the restored and upgraded footage, under the creative direction of Aubrey Powell/Hipgnosis. 

The sound on this 1988 release has been completely remixed from the original multi-track tapes by longtime Pink Floyd engineer Andy Jackson with Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour, assisted by Damon Iddins. 

The concert film was restored and re-edited from the original 35mm film and enhanced with 5.1 surround sound and this is available as standalone Blu-ray and DVD packages. Full track listings and technical specs are below.

Pink Floyd’s supporting musicians for this tour were as follows: Jon Carin (Keyboards, Vocals), Tim Renwick (Guitars, Vocals), Guy Pratt (Bass, Vocals), Gary Wallis (Percussion), Scott Page (Saxophones, Guitar), Margret Taylor (Backing Vocals), Rachel Fury (Backing Vocals) and Durga McBroom (Backing Vocals).

These new editions of Delicate Sound of Thunder will be released on 20 November 2020.

Length: 2 hours 02 Mins / 16 tracks (Original VHS/Laserdisc-only release was 16 tracks / 90 mins with edited tracks)

Tracklist

  • Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts 1-5) (Live, remix 2019) 12.02

  • Signs Of Life (Live, remix 2019) 3.24

  • Learning To Fly (Live, remix 2019) 5.20

  • Sorrow (Live, remix 2019) 10.33

  • The Dogs Of War (Live, remix 2019) 7.58

  • On The Turning Away (Live, remix 2019) 9.04

  • One Of These Days (Live, remix 2019) 6.28

  • Time (Live, remix 2019) 5.19

  • On The Run (Live, remix 2019) 2.47

  • The Great Gig In The Sky (Live, remix 2019) 4.51

  • Wish You Were Here (Live, remix 2019) 4.38

  • Us And Them (Live, remix 2019) 7.34

  • Money (Live, remix 2019) 8.18

  • Comfortably Numb (Live, remix 2019) 9.54

  • One Slip(Live, remix 2019) 6.08

  • Run Like Hell (Live, remix 2019) 8.05

OnSight and Pink Floyd have collaborated with many projects including the Early Years and Later Years boxsets and re-releases. Delicate Sound Of Thunder has Max Horton as colorist, Adam Sample as online editor and Jeff Halsey as post producer.