Band mark special anniversary with re-issue
Pink Floyd are set to release a special edition of their debut ’The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn’ on September 3.
The album is coming out to mark the 40th anniversary of the album.
It will feature special packaging designed by Storm Thorgerson which will resemble a cloth-covered book, 3 CDs and a 12 page reproduction of a Syd Barrett notebook.
Discs 1 and 2 will contain the full album in both stereo and mono versions and will be newly remastered by James Guthrie.
Disc 3 will contain: all the Pink Floyd tracks from 1967 (’Arnold Layne’, ’See Emily Play’ and ’Apples And Oranges’) pluse the B Sides ’Candy And A Current Bun’ and ’Paintbox’.
Other tracks are a version of ’Interstellar Overdrive’– take 2 from the original recording sessions, previously only availably on an EP in France- and the 1967 stereo version of ’Apples And Oranges’.
More anniversary activities are expected to be announced soon.