Pink Floyd – Animals | This Day In Music

Written by on December 2, 2019

2nd Dec 1976, The first day of the photo shoot for the forthcoming Pink Floyd Animals album cover took place at Battersea Power Station in London, England with a giant inflatable pig lashed between two of the structure's tall towers. A trained marksman was hired ready to fire if the inflatable escaped, but was not needed on this, the first day. Unfortunately the following day the marksman hadn't been rebooked, so when the inflatable broke free from its moorings, it was able to float away, eventually landing in Kent where it was recovered by a local farmer, reportedly furious that it had ‘scared his cows.’ https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/classic-…/pink-floyd-animals/

Pink Floyd – Animals | This Day In Music

The genesis of the Animals album was in the writing rehearsals that produced Wish You Were Here. Working at Unit rehearsal studios, near London’s King’s Cross, Pink Floyd had created two songs that were ultimately


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