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The dreamy, Melcheor / Meganeura - Plastic Bird lyrics are about nostalgia for the lost paradise of early childhood. The song, written and sung Remember A Day - Pink Floyd - A Saucerful Of Secrets Wright, was recorded during two different sessions. During the first session MayWright's vocals, piano, and Farfisa organ were recorded and during the second session October Syd Barrett 's acoustic and slide guitar as well as the bass and drum sections were recorded at De Lane Lea Studios in London.
The sessions also produced " Jugband Blues ". In Barrett wrote: "I was self-taught and my only group was Pink Floyd. I was not featured on ' Corporal Clegg ' but did Remember A Day - Pink Floyd - A Saucerful Of Secrets on another track written by Richard Wright. I forget the title but it had a steel guitar in the background. There have been complications regarding the LP but it is now almost finished and should be issued by EMI in a few months.
I now spend most of my time writing. During the sessions for the song, the band's drummer Nick Mason became agitated that he could not come up with the right drum part. Producer Norman Smithhowever, knew what he wanted with the drums, so he played the part Singing My Song - Tammy Wynette - The Greatest Hits (Live In Concert). This single was never released in the United Kingdom, although it was intended to be a single before being replaced by " Apples and Oranges ".
An instrumental version of the studio version appeared in the film of the same name, Remember a Day. In a negative review for A Saucerful of SecretsJim Miller of Rolling Stone described "Remember a Day" as "inoffensive, but features some rather miserable bottleneck guitar, second rate piano, and empty-sounding acoustic guitar work.
On 23 SeptemberDavid Gilmour performed the song on a live broadcast of Later In an interview later in the show, Gilmour said that Wright had intended to perform with him that day, but had sent Gilmour an SMS message a couple of weeks before his death to advise him that he would not be well enough to attend.
This was the first live performance of the song since by any member of the band, although none of the original lineup that recorded the song took part in the performance.
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De Lane Lea StudiosLondon. Psychedelic rock space rock psychedelic pop . Rick Wright. Norman Smith. Wikiquote has quotations related to: A Saucerful of Secrets.
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