Money (6:42)

Cover of The Dark Side Of The Moon

From The Dark Side Of The Moon and 195 other releases

Money is a song from British progressive rock band Pink Floyd’s 1973 album, The Dark Side of the Moon. It is the only song on the album to hit the top 20 in the United States charts. On the original LP, it opened the second side of the album. It was written by Roger Waters. The guitar solo is ranked number 62 on Guitar World’s “100 Greatest Guitar Solos”.

“Money” is notable for its introductory passage of cash registers dinging and coins clinking, much like “Time”. However, unlike “Time”, the ‘money’ sounds were recorded specifically for the album, and are featured in a 7/4 beat rhythm.

“Money”, a riff-driven song, is notable for the unusual 7 beat time signature. The song is also notable for its dramatic change to 4/4 time for an extended guitar solo, after which the song returns to 7/8, then ends in 4/4. Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour suggested the change in time signature was likely introduced to make things a little easier for him.

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  • YoQueSe666

    It was thanks in large part to this top twenty single that The Dark Side of the Moon topped the Billboard Top LPs & Tapes chart in the early 1970s. Distinguishing itself with a jangly intro made up of the sounds of coins, cash registers and more, “Money” also featured Gilmour’s memorable guitar soloing and a bluesy sax section. The radio favorite helped its parent album become one of history’s highest-grossing records. -- watchmojo

    21 Jun 4:22am Reply
  • BennoTiger

    :-))

    17 Jun 2:56pm Reply
  • musiktanzmaus

    Money >1<

    11 Jun 8:02pm Reply
  • SthefanyBianca

    Uma das minhas favoritas. ♥

    21 May 2:06am Reply
  • MarioSila

    Pink Floyd es una banda que nunca pasa de moda.Rock-Sinfónico se puede escuchar en cualquier sitio, con cualquier animo pues siempre resulta agradable escucharlos y si tienes la moral por los pies seguro que te la levanta, solo tienes que elegir el tema.

    4 Apr 6:20am Reply
  • NeoOneNil

    Time seems to go fast whilst listening to this song. Just like in real life, our money wallets gets emptied so easily and swiftly. I cannot suggest and urge enough we abolish the system of money and capitalism . .. ... to come up with ''alternative new'' way from a system that has created more war, misery and $uffering than any other before ... .. . and after IT. http://www.zeitgeistmovie.com/

    1 Apr 11:52am Reply
  • rockandrolljoe

    Money

    22 Mar 12:34pm Reply
  • pharmman52

    if you dont like this you need help

    21 Mar 11:53pm Reply
  • AlxNobre

    One of my favourites from this classic band!

    18 Mar 1:05pm Reply
  • reteiP

    that saxophone deserves more love

    6 Feb 9:03pm Reply
  • VektorChange

    that bass-line make my life

    24 Jan 2:48pm Reply
  • juselesa

    Yeah, I need 0/

    21 Jan 10:20pm Reply
  • cyrone

    Money'$ nice

    6 Jan 1:24pm Reply
  • Assedor

    this group will always be a classic and one of the best examples that gave to the world the music of 70's,

    27 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Baron7

    Those were the days!

    26 Dec 2013 Reply
  • KeithJones

    worth every penny!

    20 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Sharp-Ton

    2 Chainz like this.

    16 Dec 2013 Reply
  • jpzitoleopold

    this is the best song on the album

    1 Dec 2013 Reply
  • jpzitoleopold

    i love you gilmour

    1 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Spoike

    I don't care that it's the most commercial track on Dark Side or how it affects my hipster ego, I think this is one of best the songs on the album.

    19 Nov 2013 Reply
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