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Pink Floyd

Green Is The Colour

Rock
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  • Rock
  • Space
  • Progressive Rock
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“Green Is the Colour” is a track on Pink Floyd’s 1969 Soundtrack from the Film More. It is a gentle acoustic ballad sung by David Gilmour. A Tin whistle is heard in the song, played by drummer Nick Mason’s then-wife Lindy. Live arrangements of the song were performed as a full electric band piece and at a slower tempo. Richard Wright built a calm sheen of warbling organ sound throughout, which created a more natural segue into the piece that always immediately followed it, “Careful with That Axe, Eugene”. David Gilmour also sang a scat vocal over his guitar solo during the outro. In a live intro to the song from 1970, Roger Waters states that the song is “about being on Ibiza”, the setting of the film, More. In The Man and the Journey suite, the song was retitled “The... Read on...

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