Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here – 8X3HVL814


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Condition: Good

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“This cart is in good condition with some light surface scratches on the back. There is no back label from release. The front and spine labels are complete although dirty from handling. Bubbling is present which has caused some paper cracks in places. Please check the photos.”

Artist: Pink Floyd
Type: Album
Format: 8-Track Cartridge
Record Label: Harvest Records
Year: 1975
Release Title: Wish You Were Here
Genre: Rock

PLEASE NOTE: As this item may have been obtained overseas, there is a possibility that the tape may have become loose from the spool in transit.
If you choose our service option, we would check this and correct the issue for you.
If you purchase directly and do not check the tape inside before playback, you will risk damaging the tape and no refund will be available.

All 8 tracks are pre-loved (used) and are sold “as is”.

We do offer a “service cart” option or you can add additional spare parts if you wish to service the cart yourself.

It is highly recommended that all 8 tracks have replacement pads, a new foil splice and internal cleaning done before use.

The foam pads inside are very old (over 40 years) and would have deteriorated, even if the cart is sealed and has never been used. can not be held responsible if the tape or player become damaged if this procedure is not carried out on your 8 track tape purchase.


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Pink Floyd’s ninth studio album, Wish You Were Here, was released in September 1975. It is a loose concept album about and dedicated to their founding member Syd Barrett, who had left the band in 1968 due to mental health problems.

The album is a more somber and reflective work than its predecessor, The Dark Side of the Moon. It is also more experimental, with a wider range of musical styles. The album opens with the nine-minute epic “Shine On You Crazy Diamond,” a tribute to Barrett. The song is divided into two parts, with the first part being a beautiful and haunting ballad and the second part being a more upbeat and rocking instrumental.

Other standout tracks on the album include “Have a Cigar,” a cynical satire of the music industry, and “Wish You Were Here,” a poignant lament for Barrett. The album closes with a reprise of “Shine On You Crazy Diamond,” which brings the album to a full circle.

Wish You Were Here is a classic album that is considered to be one of Pink Floyd’s best works. It is a beautifully crafted album with a timeless sound. The album’s themes of loss, nostalgia, and friendship are still relevant today.


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