Money (Pink Floyd song)

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"Money" is a song by the English progressive rock band Pink Floyd from their 1973 album The Dark Side of the Moon. Written by Roger Waters, it opened side two of the original album.

Quick facts: "Money", Single by Pink Floyd, from the album...
French single picture sleeve
Single by Pink Floyd
from the album The Dark Side of the Moon
B-side"Any Colour You Like"
Released7 May 1973 (1973-05-07)
Recorded7 June 1972  9 January 1973
StudioEMI, London
  • 3:59 (single edit)
  • 6:22 (album version)
  • 14:03 (album version combined with "Us and Them")
Songwriter(s)Roger Waters
Producer(s)Pink Floyd
Pink Floyd US singles chronology
"Free Four"
Audio sample
Roger Waters' bassline, described by Adrian Ashton as "one of the most memorable classic bass riffs ever recorded."[1]

Released as a single, it became the band's first hit in the United States, reaching number 10 in Cash Box magazine and number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Distinctive elements of the song include its unusual 7
time signature, and the tape loop of money-related sound effects (such as a ringing cash register and a jingle of coins) that is heard periodically throughout the song, including on its own at the beginning.