Pink Floyd The Wall – Movie

Pink Floyd – The Wall is a 1982 British live-action/animated film directed by Alan Parker with animated segments by political cartoonist Gerald Scarfe, and is based on the 1979 Pink Floyd album of the same name. The screenplay was written by Pink Floyd vocalist and bassist Roger Waters.

The film contains remixed, extended, and edited versions of tracks from the album. Several songs were rerecorded at Pinewood Studios for the film. Some songs were resequenced differently than the album, which I suspect was necessary to put the songs in a more logical order for the film.

The tail end of the credits mentions “Soundtrack available on CBS Records and Tapes.” This was supposed to be the Spare Bricks or The Final Cut: Music From The Film album that was planned for a November release later that year. Unfortunately, the soundtrack album was cancelled and no official soundtrack of the film has ever been released. There are CDs and downloads to be found that claim to be the original soundtrack to the film. These are simply audio rips of the DVD soundtrack — movie noises and all. The DVD is as close as we’re likely to see of an official soundtrack to the film.

The DVD contains both a stereo mix and 5.1 Dolby Digital and Surround sound. The sound quality for both mixes are very good. On the 2005 version, the most recent release, the remastered 5.1 soundtracks are much better than early mixes but there is still noticeable compression. The rear channels have effects in them with some music, but most of the music happens in the front three channels.

To date, there has never been an official BluRay release of the film.


Pink Floyd The Wall – film

Movie Soundtrack

“When the Tigers Broke Free” part 1
“In the Flesh?”
“The Thin Ice”
“Another Brick in the Wall, Part 1”
“When the Tigers Broke Free” part 2
“Goodbye Blue Sky”
“The Happiest Days of Our Lives”
“Another Brick in the Wall, Part 2”
“What Shall We Do Now?”
“Young Lust”
“One of My Turns”
“Don’t Leave Me Now”
“Another Brick in the Wall, Part 3”
“Goodbye Cruel World”
“Is There Anybody Out There?”
“Nobody Home”
“Bring the Boys Back Home”
“Comfortably Numb”
“In the Flesh”
“Run Like Hell”
“Waiting for the Worms”
“Your Possible Pasts”
“5:11 AM (The Moment of Clarity)”
“The Trial”
“Outside the Wall”

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