Return to the Dark Side of the Moon

Return to the Dark Side of the Moon

Infobox Album
Name = Return to the Dark Side of the Moon
Type = tribute
Artist = Billy Sherwood

Released = 2005
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Genre = Progressive rock
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"Return to the Dark Side of the Moon" is a tribute album organised by Billy Sherwood and released in 2006 on Purple Pyramid. It is a re-creation of Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon" and a sequel to Sherwood's "Back Against The Wall", itself a re-creation of Pink Floyd's "The Wall". "Return to the Dark Side of the Moon" in addition includes an original piece composed by Sherwood (and recorded with Tony Kaye and Robbie Krieger) in the style of the original album.

The album features guests from the world of progressive rock, including former Yes members Bill Bruford, Peter Banks, Geoff Downes, Kaye and Sherwood himself. Other guests on the album include Alan White, John Wetton, Adrian Belew, Tony Levin, Jay Schellen, Jeff Baxter, Billy's brother Michael Sherwood, Larry Fast, Gary Green, David Sancious, Colin Moulding, Rick Wakeman, Steve Howe, Edgar Winter, Scott Page, Dweezil Zappa, Bob Kulick, Pat Mastelotto, Jimmy Haslip, Robben Ford, Steve Porcaro, Aynsley Dunbar, Tony Franklin, Vinnie Colaiuta and Del Palmer.


* Peter Banks: guitar (Yes)
* Jeff Baxter: guitar, pedal steel(Doobie Brothers, Steely Dan)
* Adrian Belew: vocals (King Crimson)
* Bill Bruford: drums (Yes, UK, King Crimson)
* Vinnie Colaiuta: drums (Frank Zappa)
* Geoff Downes: keyboards (Yes, Asia)
* Aynsley Dunbar: drums (Frank Zappa, Lou Reed, Jefferson Starship, Jeff Beck, David Bowie, Whitesnake, Sammy Hagar, UFO, Journey)
* Larry Fast: keyboards (Peter Gabriel)
* Robben Ford: guitar
* Tony Franklin: bass (The Firm, David Gilmour, Kate Bush, Whitesnake, Blue Murder, Roy Harper)
* John Giblin: bass (Peter Gabriel, Simple Minds, David Sylvian, Kate Bush)
* Gary Green: guitar (Gentle Giant)
* Jimmy Haslip: bass
* Steve Howe: guitar (Yes, Asia)
* Tony Kaye: keyboards (Yes)
* Bob Kulick: guitar (Kiss, Lou Reed)
* Robby Krieger: guitar (The Doors)
* Tony Levin: bass (King Crimson, Peter Gabriel)
* Steve Lukather: keyboards (Toto)
* Malcolm McDowell: vocals (actor)
* Pat Mastelloto: drums (King Crimson)
* Colin Moulding: vocals, bass (XTC)
* Scott Page: sax (Toto, Supertramp, Pink Floyd)
* Del Palmer: bass (Kate Bush)
* Steve Porcaro: keyboards (Toto)
* David Sancious: keyboards (E Street Band, Sting, Peter Gabriel
* Jay Schellen: (Asia)
* Tommy Shaw: vocals (Styx)
* Billy Sherwood: vocals, keyboards, guitar (Yes)
* Michael Sherwood: vocals
* Rick Wakeman: keyboards (Yes)
* John Wetton: bass, vocals (Family, King Crimson, Roxy Music, Uriah Heep, UK, Wishbone Ash, Asia)
* Alan White: drums (Yes)
* CC White: vocals
* Edgar Winter: sax
* Dweezil Zappa: guitar

Track listing

# "Speak to Me" (Mason) / "Breathe" (Waters, Wright, Gilmour) (featuring Malcolm McDowell, Adrian Belew, Jeff Baxter, Tony Kaye, Alan White, John Giblin)
# "On The Run" (Waters, Wright, Gilmour) (featuring Larry Fast, Alan White)
# "Time" (Waters, Wright, Gilmour, Mason) (featuring Gary Green, Billy Sherwood, Micheal Sherwood, Robbie Krieger, David Sancious, Alan White, Jay Schellen, Colin Moulding, CC White)
# "The Great Gig In The Sky" (Wright) (featuring Rick Wakeman, CC White, Steve Howe, Jay Schellen, Billy Sherwood)
# "Money" (Waters) (featuring Tommy Shaw, Edgar Winter, Gary Green, Billy Sherwood, Bill Bruford, Tony Levin)
# "Us And Them" (Waters, Wright) (featuring John Wetton, Scott Page, Dweezil Zappa, Tony Kaye, Pat Mastelloto, Jimmy Haslip, Bob Kulick, Michael Sherwood)
# "Any Colour You Like" (Wright, Gilmour, Mason) (featuring Robben Ford, Steve Porcaro, Billy Sherwood, Aynsley Dunbar, Tony Franklin)
# "Brain Damage" (Waters) (featuring Colin Moulding, Robbie Krieger, Geoff Downes, Vinnie Colaiuta, Del Palmer, Michael Sherwood, Billy Sherwood)
# "Eclipse" (Waters) (featuring Billy Sherwood, Peter Banks, Tony Kaye, Vinnie Colaiuta, John Wetton, CC White)
# "Where We Belong" (Sherwood) (featuring Billy Sherwood, Robbie Krieger, Tony Kaye)

Track 10 is an "exclusive bonus original track".

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