Still, a minor difference. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. And again they differ from eachother. And yes, that guy really was on fire, it was not added later. The only difference here, as far as I have been able to tell, is that a couple of the small photos on the inside cover are cropped slightly differently, but thats barely worth mentioning. US version (later US issues also have the Special Buy text printed on the cover), UK version. EU version, US version. The concept started for design team Hipgnosis, as it often did, with close examination of the music. Dec 16, 2018 - Explore Doug Howlett's board "Pink Floyd Album covers" on Pinterest. The sky is obviously all different. Strange clearly, while in the UK version he is nearly completely obscured. DVD Covers; Blu-Ray Covers; Console covers. Why?! Pink Floyd were an English rock band that achieved international success with their progressive and psychedelic rock music marked by the use of philosophical lyrics, sonic experimentation, and elaborate live shows. They use the metal heads, but they differ from the vinyl covers. I'm not sure why it was changed though. Since 1995. English, Wish You Could Hear The Division Bell. You had to make the birds different? The 10-piece band authentically recreates music from the entire Pink Floyd canon, including classic favorites from Dark … And, looking at it now I also notice the burning man is wearing two different suits in the two photos. Atom Heart Mother. As per request from my mom. When Crozet's citizens start turning up murdered, Harry remembers that each received a card with a tombstone on the front and the message "Wish you were here" on the back. While the stickers are mostly identical, the posters are quite different. This difference in brightness btw is not due to these two images here being scanned differently or whatever; I own both versions and the difference is real. Quite why that is, I do not know, but for some reason, different shots were used (in fact, if you go by the shadow on the ground, they were even taken at different parts of the day, so it's not even two shots from the same series of shots; theyre from two different series). The man is holding a mirror in the US version and breaking a twig in the UK version. Wow, I never realized they were different shots. Wish You Were Here by Tangerine Dream (2010) Rock / Pop. The bigger difference is found on the back covers, as they feature different photos/stills from the movie. Wish You Were Here is the ninth studio album from English rock band Pink Floyd.. Like in many of the albums, the cover art differs between the European and North American releases. Delicate Sound of Thunder. The name and titles are written differently. The pyramid poster: the US version is green and the pyramids seen from a distance, compared with the UK version which is blue and much more up close to the pyramids. SecondHandSongs is building the most comprehensive source of cover song information. Which means that poor guy was lit on fire at least twice :P But there are actually more differences to be found in the packaging for WYWH. As most of you will know, this album came with two stickers and two posters inserted. Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here Guitar Cover. The most obvious difference is that the US one is portrait oriented while the UK one is landscape oriented. Wish You Were Here Obscured by Clouds. It was also covered by Music Box Mania, 8-Bit Misfits, Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star, 8 Bit Arcade and other artists. US version, UK version. Notice also the "Cluster One" picture in the foldout. 16. The sky is different and again there are the lights in the mouth. The image for the US version is much clearer than the UK version which is much more messy. Wish You Were Here is on Rolling Stone’s 2003 list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. Miley Cyrus - Wish You Were Here (Pink Floyd Cover) - YouTube Though I might as well throw in the Italian version, as they went with a completely different design altogether. I wonder why they used two different ones. Genesis covers; NES covers; Nintendo 64 covers; Playstation 4 covers; Sega CD covers; Super Ninentendo covers; XBOX covers; Wii covers; Wii U covers; PC covers; Handheld covers. Good God is the US version of this ugly. I dont think there are differences here, but I didnt check every single piece of the packaging. Notice also that the UK version has more of the green vase thingies at the bottom (and tighter together) compared to the US version. Again, note the shadows in the two images, and also the angle of the photos. What on earth was the thinking behind that choice I wonder. Also the photos are all different; all the small ones and the large background one. Storm Thorgerson had accompanied the band on their 1974 tour and had given serious thought to the meaning of the lyrics, eventually deciding that the songs were, in general, concerned with "unfulfilled presence", rather than Barrett's illness. Enjoy. Album It's like The Division Bell, I guess. http://forums.stevehoffman.tv/threads/pink-floyd-wish-you-were-here-why-the-different-cover-in-the-us.210770/. "High Hopes" is a song by English rock band Pink Floyd, composed by guitarist David Gilmour with lyrics by Gilmour and Polly Samson. Performing Pink Floyd's greatest hits, deep cuts & obscurities - with the stage production of lasers, videos & inflatables that is part of Wish You Were Here's 26-year tradition. This is probably the only instance where, in my opinion, the US version is actually better than the UK version (rather than worse or neutral). The group poster: US version, UK version. English. Taken at different times of day or possibly different days altogether. US cassette version, UK cassette version. Wish You Were Here. Wish You Were Here Album Cover. US version, UK version (that particular image is from the Quad release). Anyone know why this is? Pink Floyd originally released Wish You Were Here written by David Gilmour and Roger Waters and Pink Floyd released it on the album Wish You Were Here in 1975. wish you were here - coming back to life 2021 - a pink floyd live celebration! Pink Floyd’s 1975 “ Wish You Were Here ” album cover was shot here. written by David Gilmour, Roger Waters 3DS covers; Gameboy covers; Gameboy Advance covers; Gameboy Color covers; Nintendo DS covers; Playstation Portable covers Pulse. Find t-shirts, raglans, jackets, cycling … So obvious I dont even feel the need to find a high res version of the UK cover. Tafa Mi-Soleil (2019) Multiple Elements. To elaborate, the images are so very near identical I nearly missed it. who knows. The picture above is an album cover of a popular Pink Floyd album “Wish You Were Here”. I'm including also the Australian version as they apparently werent content to simply blank out the cover, but airbrushed it away completely. It's the bloody birds. It doesnt stop there though. They both differ from the vinyl versions in that they both feature the stone faces rather than metal faces, but again the two even differ from eachother. A long time ago, I made a post on a different sub detailing the vast amount of subtle difference between the North American and European covers for A Nice Pair. There is some difference in nearly every single of the little pictures that make up the front-, back-, and inside covers. Ummagumma. In the UK version it is just a dark mess, while in the US version it is nice and clear and you can see details from all the photos that are blended together. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd, an acoustic cover performed by Mike Massé and Jeff Hall. Starting with the 8-track rereleases they used the worldwide covers instead of the US ones for unknown reasons. US CD version, UK CD version (surely they are just fucking with us by now). And the background is different, because fuck it why not. This time around we visit the deeper meaning behind an amazing Pink Floyd release. Delicate Sound of Thunder is the first entirely live album by English progressive rock band Pink Floyd.It was recorded over five nights at the Nassau Coliseum on Long Island, New York, in August 1988 and mixed at Abbey Road Studios in September 1988. It was released on 22 November 1988, through EMI Records in the United Kingdom and Columbia Records in the United States. "Wish You Were Here" is, what I believe to be, five minutes and thirty-five seconds of pure genius, but what is even more magnificent is the song's cover image. No differences I think. I Wish You Were Here by Alpha Blondy (2007) Reggae / … Along the side of the image is a thin white strip with the album title along with a small symbol of a metal object over four smaller segments. Really? Join now to share and explore tons of collections of awesome wallpapers. Reflecting the bands thoughts of the time on the music business, and exploring themes of absence, Wish You Were Here contains the classic cut Shine On You Crazy Diamond, a tribute to founder member Syd Barrett. UK version (actually that particular image is of the German issue, but it's the same), US version. On September 12, 1975, one of Pink Floyd's most popular songs to this day was released. The brightened US version actually makes the image less clear and blurs out some detail present in the UK version. US version, UK version. Some obvious deliberate differences here: placement of orange, presence/absence of apples, presence/absence of a dragon of all things, number of planes visible. This Guitar Street Performer is called PETAR CIROVIC from Australia who was visiting London and Europe. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. US version, UK version. written by J. John Jackson Mine's the same as your's. While the two uses the same image for the front cover, I would still say they are different design choices. Syd Barrett - An Introduction to Syd Barrett. Was covered in 46 songs see all. UK version (here the title is filled in with pink, which originally it wasnt), US version, Australian version. Wish You Were Here was sold in one of the more elaborate packages to accompany a Pink Floyd album. Also the rounded corners thing on the UK cover. Meddle. This is my cover of Wish You Were Here by the Kingsmen. Again, why? For shits and giggles, here is a rundown of differences in cover art for Floyd related releases (excluding A Nice Pair; youll just have to search out my previous post on that one): The Piper at the Gates of Dawn: Actually no notable difference on this one as far as I have seen. The picture was taken by Aubrey 'Po' Powell, a partner at the design studio Hipgnosis, where most of the Pink Floyd cover ideas stemmed from. As you can see, both covers feature a "mountain picture", a "riding horses" picture, and a "white girl surrounded by natives" picture, but they are not the same pictures and they are in different order. Themes of absence and void of meaning play out as an executive-looking gentleman greets his doppelgänger with a firm handshake. See more ideas about pink floyd, pink floyd albums, floyd. secondhandsongs.com, London Orion Orchestra, Alice Cooper , Dave Fowler, Stephen McElroy, Rick Wakeman . In the UK version you can clearly see it is an ear, with hair and skin texture and all, while on the US version it is just a faded featureless nothing. written by Wyclef Jean Like in many of the albums, the cover art differs between the European and North American releases. I'll bring up the back cover too (US and UK), because even though the design there is really the same, again you can see the US version is much clearer. why? Now, some of the birds are different in the two, but taken in rapid succession it seems (notice the top bird for example). English, Wish You Were Here The guy on fire is leaning back, not forward. e) is a live album by the English rock band Pink Floyd.It was released on 29 May 1995 by EMI in the United Kingdom and on 6 June 1995 by Columbia in the United States. Both US and UK versions included a postcard of a diving man. At a glance you can notice the main focus is a still frame of two men shaking hands while on is on fire. In 1996 they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. A Momentary Lapse of Reason. “We just sit in a very ordinary room, listen to Floyd music, and talk,” Hipgnosis co-founder Storm Thorgersonexplained in his 1997 book, “Mind Over Ma… No difference at all for the original releases, but later US versions include the title printed on the cover, which the UK versions never did. But, surprise surprise, different photos again. Seems this post is about to be too long, so Im posting the rest in a reply to this comment. This theme of absence was reflected in the ideas produced by his long hours spent brainstorming with the band. A Saucerful of Secrets. The two are not just different photos, but from different series of photos. David Palmer and The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Ed Sheeran, Richard Jones, Nick Mason, Mike Rutherford & David Arnold, © 2003-2021 WISH YOU WERE HERE returns to the concert stage in 2021 to celebrate its 26-year tradition as one of America's most popular Pink Floyd tribute acts, combining Sight and Sound to capture the mood, emotions, and intensity of the Floydian theatrical concert experience. Very slightly different covers for different versions. I'll leave it to you to discover the subtle differences between the three on your own ;). Lights in the mouth. The US version is intensely bright, while the UK version is more subdued. 17. Quite why that is, I do not know, but for some reason, different shots were used (in fact, if you go by the shadow on the ground, they were even taken at different parts of the day, so it's not even two shots from the same series of shots; theyre from two different series). This was the original U.S. version of the album cover. The birds? instrumental, Wish You Were Here WallpaperCave is an online community of desktop wallpapers enthusiasts. Compilations and solo releases (just the ones with differences): Relics. This one is a lot more obvious. Animals. Press J to jump to the feed. And did we forget to mention one of the guys is on fire? But wait, there's more. September 15, 1975, Wish You Were Here Following a special introduction by Brad Pitt, the singer performed a cover of Pink Floyd's "Wish You Were Here" instead of one of her own hits. The US cover he was standing straight - everywhere else he was leaning forward. The difference here is not on the cover itself, but rather on the inserts. But then again, some other birds are absolutely identical, which I guess means that at least one of them, possibly both, are composite photos. Hip-Hop / Rap / R&B. Here, take a look: US version, UK version. Already on the second album you can see a clear difference in the cover arts. More. The album was recorded during the European leg of Pink Floyd's Division Bell Tour in 1994. My dad has had this since 1975, and the cover is different than any other I've seen. The Endless River. It seems some people think that the earlier US issues had it intact and/or that later UK issues had it censored and thus if you find one with it intact youve found some sort of holy grail; this is not the case at all). I believe in the original cover he stands straight up. Jeez there's like a million different Division Bell covers. written by David Gilmour, Roger Waters My vinyl copy has the same version of the cover. Also the colours are different: green and brown for the UK and pink and blue for the US. Thorgerson had noted that Roxy Music's Country Lifewas … 15. Many of them being just different cropping of the same photos, but some also different photos altogether. The only difference here is the style and placement of the title. 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