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All-star Floyd tribute gets anniversary relaunch

All-star Pink Floyd tribute album Back Against The Wall has been re-released for its tenth anniversary, and made available on vinyl for the first time.

Originally launched via Purple Pyramid in 2005, it was produced by Billy Sherwood and included performances by Adrian Belew, Ian Anderson, Steve Howe, Rick Wakeman and others.

The label say: “The project garnered tremendous praise from discerning fans of both Pink Floyd and the prog rock genre as a whole. Now, 10 years later, Purple Pyramid proudly presents a reissue featuring all-new artwork and five bonus remixes. Plus, for the first time ever, this amazing recording will be available on vinyl in a deluxe gatefold 2LP set.”

Back Against The Wall is available on CD, vinyl and as a download.

Tracklist

Disc 1

  1. In The Flesh? feat. Adrian Belew, Alan White & Steve Porcaro

  2. The Thin Ice feat. Ian Anderson & Tony Levin

  3. Another Brick In The Wall Part 1 feat. Steve Morse & Billy Sherwood

  4. The Happiest Days Of Our Lives feat. Billy Sherwood & Vinnie Coliauta

  5. Another Brick In The Wall Part 2 feat. Fee Waybill, Ronnie Montrose & Mike Porcaro

  6. Mother feat. John Wetton, Adrian Belew & Alan White

  7. Goodbye Blue Sky feat. Steve Howe & Billy Sherwood

  8. Empty Spaces feat. Billy Sherwood & Robby Krieger

  9. Young Lust feat. Glenn Hughes

  10. One Of My Turns feat. Tommy Shaw

  11. Don’t Leave Me Now feat. Tommy Shaw & Robby Krieger

  12. Another Brick In The Wall Part 3 feat. Steve Lukather & Tony Levin

  13. Goodbye Cruel World feat. Billy Sherwood & Tony Levin

Disc 2

  1. Hey You feat. John Wetton, Steve Lukather, Tommy Shaw & Alan White

  2. Is There Anybody Out There? feat. Adrian Belew & Billy Sherwood

  3. Nobody Home feat. Rick Wakeman

  4. Vera feat. Tommy Shaw & Steve Howe

  5. Bring The Boys Back Home feat. Billy Sherwood & Jay Schellen

  6. Comfortably Numb feat. Chris Squire & Alan White

  7. The Show Must Go On feat. Adrian Belew & Vinnie Coliauta

  8. In The Flesh feat. Billy Sherwood, Steve Porcaro & Vinnie Coliauta

  9. Run Like Hell feat. Jason Chefe, Dweezil Zappa & Tony Kaye

  10. Waiting For The Worms feat. Billy Sherwood, Tony Levin & Vinnie Caliauta

  11. Stop feat. Billy Sherwood

  12. The Trial feat. Malcolm McDowell

  13. Outside The Wall feat. Billy Sherwood

Bonus tracks

  1. Another Brick In The Wall Part 2 (Electro Remix)

  2. Another Brick In The Wall Part 2 (House Remix)

  3. Another Brick In The Wall Part 2 (Radio Remix)

  4. Another Brick In The Wall Part 2 (Dub Remix)

  5. Comfortably Numb (Blackburner Remix)

Martin Kielty

Not only is one-time online news editor Martin an established rock journalist and drummer, but he’s also penned several books on music history, including SAHB Story: The Tale of the Sensational Alex Harvey Band (opens in new tab), a band he once managed, and the best-selling Apollo Memories (opens in new tab) about the history of the legendary and infamous Glasgow Apollo. Martin has written for Classic Rock and Prog and at one time had written more articles for Louder than anyone else (we think he's second now). He’s appeared on TV and when not delving intro all things music, can be found travelling along the UK’s vast canal network.