Rock ‘n’ roll | The man on the dark side6 min read . Updated: 07 Dec 2013, 12:07 AM IST
In the 40th year of 'The Dark Side of the Moon', Bhaskar Menon recounts how his team and he made it the album it became
At the 29-minute mark of the 2003-released documentary film, Pink Floyd—The Making of The Dark Side of the Moon, Nick Mason, drummer of the iconic British band, starts speaking about the disaster the American market had been for the band prior to the 1973 release of the album, The Dark Side of the Moon. “Like all good artistes, the first thing you do is blame the record company…," Mason quips in the film. “So they (Capitol Records) brought in a man called Bhaskar Menon, who was absolutely terrific. And he decided that he was going to make this work and he was going to make this American company sell this record. And he did." adds Mason.