re-recording of "Dark Side
of the Moon" coming in 2003
Remake to coincide with 30th anniversary of Pink
Floyd's '73 release
Star Records will release "Dub Side of the Moon,"
a reggae re-working of Pink Floyd's
"Dark Side of the Moon," recorded
by the Easy Star All-Stars. The remake will be released Feb.
18, 2003, nearly coinciding with the 30th anniversary of the March
1973 release of the original album.
is a studio group assembled by Easy Star house producers Michael
G and Ticklah. The group includes reggae, soul and blues
artists Corey Harris, Frankie Paul, The Meditations,
Sluggy Ranks, Dr. Israel, Gary "Nesta" Pine,
and Ranking Joe.
has been three years in the making, since it was conceptualized
by Easy Star vice president Lem Oppenheimer.
is a New York City label founded in 1996 that specializes in reggae
music. "Dub Side of the Moon" will be its twelve full-length release.
Nov. 10, 2002)
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