The Wall is the title of a double album recorded by Pink Floyd and released on 30 November 1979 on EMI.


  • original 2xLP release (timings not stated on original and taken from a subsequent digital release)

A1. In the Flesh? (3:20)

A2. The Thin Ice (2:30)

A3. Another Brick in the Wall, Part 1 (3:11)

A4. The Happiest Days of Our Lives (1:51)

A5. Another Brick in the Wall, Part 2 (4:01)

A6. Mother (5:34)

B1. Goodbye Blue Sky (2:50)

B2. Empty Spaces (2:07)

B3. Young Lust (3:33)

B4. One of My Turns (3:35)

B5. Don’t Leave Me Now (4:17)

B6. Another Brick in the Wall, Part 3 (1:18)

B7. Goodbye Cruel World (1:15)

C1. Hey You (4:44)

C2. Is There Anybody Out There? (2:43)

C3. Nobody Home (3:27)

C4. Vera (1:36)

C5. Bring the Boys Back Home (1:29)

C6. Comfortably Numb (6:26)

D1. The Show Must Go On (1:38)

D2. In the Flesh (4:20)

D3. Run Like Hell (4:27)

D4. Waiting for the Worms (4:00)

D5. Stop (0:32)

D6. The Trial (5:22)

D7. Outside the Wall (1:44)

Significant dates

  • 23 November 1979: Another Brick in the Wall Pt.2 released as a single
  • 26 November 1979: John Peel plays four tracks from the album commending it for its anti-fascist lyrical content. [1]
  • 27 November 1979: Another Brick in the Wall Pt.2 enters the UK singles charts at no.26.
  • 29 November 1979: video for Another Brick in the Wall Pt.2 shown for the first time on Top of the Pops.
  • 03 December 1979: The Wall enters the UK album charts at no.3, its peak position for 4 + 1 weeks (kept off the top by Rod Stewart and ABBA Greatest Hits albums).
  • 04 December 1979: the single shoots to no.2, kept off the top by The Police - Walking on the Moon.
  • 11 December 1979: the single reaches no.1 in the UK, remaining at the top for five weeks.

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