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Pink Floyd’s: ‘Dark Side of The Mooon’’ syncs up with ‘Wizard of Oz. *trippy* (137 views, 3 replies)


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There is a theory that Pink Floyd's album 'The Dark Side of The Moon' was conceived, constructed and produced as a musical accompaniment to the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz.

The theory's origins date back to the mid-1990s, when fans began posting on Pink Floyd websites the synchronicities that resulted from simultaneously watching the film and listening to the album. Soon these fan sites provided detailed instructions for experimenting with these audiovisual parallels. Viewers are typically told to start the movie and start playing the album at MGM's trademark third roar of the lion; if the music starts when the writing “Produced by Mervin Leroy” appears on the screen, the synchronization is correct and the coincidences begin:

1) Immediately after the words "look around" in Breathe, Dorothy turns around;
2) The words “balancing on the biggest wave” accompany Dorothy balancing on a fence;
3) At the words “no one told you when to run” Dorothy breaks into a trot;
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I tried this like fifteen or twenty years ago. Maybe longer.
It is indeed trippy. Almost makes you want to believe they planned it, or wrote the music while watching the movie or something.
Like all things, it's even better with weed.

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@⍟LiviaD34D⍟ Yep, yup and 100% yowzer! I mostly posted for the youngsters that might be lurking that had no idea!! Its a fun night regardless. ENJOY!

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He's I love this

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