PINK FLOYD "Interstellar Overdrive" (1969)

“Interstellar Overdrive” (13:31)
Unreleased Ummagumma Test Press

Pink Floyd’s space epic, “Interstellar Overdrive,” originally intended for the live half of Ummagumma. Reportedly, this recording made it as far as a test pressing before getting yanked from release altogether. Recorded May 2, 1969, at the same Manchester College show that produced some of the other live stuff on Ummagumma.

9 Comments

  • 1
    wardo
    July 12, 2009 - 03:37 | Permalink

    Nice. Thanks (as always) for sharing!

  • 2
    kemper_boyd
    July 13, 2009 - 11:04 | Permalink

    thanks!

  • 3
    Anonymous
    July 15, 2009 - 09:20 | Permalink

    Wow – thanks a million times. Always wanted to hear this version!

    m-f

  • 4
    taro nombei
    July 22, 2009 - 15:06 | Permalink

    this is the Floyd I knew and loved, back in the day. thanks for the memories, it's a great share.

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    Capt. Willard
    November 8, 2009 - 14:17 | Permalink

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  • 6
    yoshin
    January 22, 2010 - 15:49 | Permalink

    it's really amazing!
    I'm very happy to hear it,thanks a lot.

  • 7
    aldo
    October 5, 2011 - 11:16 | Permalink

    thanks for this…after listening to it I’m not sure if I heard it before, interesting but absolutely nowhere near the excitement of not only the studio version on Piper but also the other live versions with Syd.

  • 8
    3410
    October 20, 2011 - 23:43 | Permalink

    If you’ll allow me a slight tangent…

    Fans of 1969 Floyd will, of course, know about the Zabriskie Point “lost album” (only 3 PF tracks on the original soundtrack; 4 more on the Expanded CD; Laserdisc versions, etc.).

    I’ve been slowly building up a “complete version” for the last couple of years. I was doing one more sweep of the internet (to try to find better copies of the “Omay yad” tracks) and – wouldn’t you know it? – someone has beaten me to the punch!

    There are various so-called “Complete” or “Ultimate” versions floating around, but this one is really the real deal. I’d disagree with the sequencing (track order) a bit, but that’s a minor quibble.

    Pink Floyd – “A Total Zabriskie Point of View” (1969/70) (2CD bootleg, 2011):
    http://just-add-cones.blogspot.com/2011/10/pink-floyd-total-zabriskie-point-of.html

    Cheers!

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