Physical Graffiti

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Physical Graffiti
Studio album by Led Zeppelin
Released 24 February 1975
Recorded July and December 1970 – March 1971, May 1972, January–February 1974 at multiple locations[1]
Genre Hard rock, heavy metal, blues-rock
Length 82:15
Label Swan Song
Producer Jimmy Page
Led Zeppelin chronology
Houses of the Holy
(1973)
Physical Graffiti
(1975)
Presence
(1976)

Physical Graffiti is the sixth album from rock band Led Zeppelin. It was released on February 24 1975 as a double album. This is the first double album the band released, and the songs were recorded over many years, some were old songs that they did not use for other albums, and some were new ones made for this album. The album was very popular with both critics and fans, and it still is, it has one of their most well known songs, the Arab-sounding "Kashmir". The band had a big tour when the album was released, they played concerts in Europe,the US and ended the touring in May 1975 with five concerts at Earl's Court in London. Some of the songs from their London concerts are on their 2003 DVD.

Song listing[change | edit source]

All songs written and composed by Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, except where noted. 

Side one
No. Title
Date recorded
Length
1. "Custard Pie"  
January–February 1974
4:13
2. "The Rover"  
May 1972
5:37
3. "In My Time of Dying" (Traditional; arr./adap. Page, Plant, John Paul Jones, John Bonham)
January–February 1974
11:05
Side two
No. Title
Date recorded
Length
1. "Houses of the Holy"  
May 1972
4:02
2. "Trampled Under Foot" (Page, Plant, Jones)
January–February 1974
5:37
3. "Kashmir" (Page, Plant, Bonham)
January–February 1974
8:32
Side three
No. Title
Date recorded
Length
1. "In the Light" (Page, Plant, Jones)
January–February 1974
8:46
2. "Bron-Yr-Aur" (Page)
July 1970
2:06
3. "Down by the Seaside"  
February 1971
5:13
4. "Ten Years Gone"  
January–February 1974
6:32
Side four
No. Title
Date recorded
Length
1. "Night Flight" (Jones, Page, Plant)
December 1970–January 1971
3:36
2. "The Wanton Song"  
January–February 1974
4:07
3. "Boogie with Stu" (Bonham, Jones, Page, Plant, Ian Stewart, Mrs. Valens)
December 1970–January 1971
3:53
4. "Black Country Woman"  
May 1972
4:24
5. "Sick Again"  
January–February 1974
4:42

References[change | edit source]

  1. "Physical Graffiti album information at led-zeppelin.org". http://www.led-zeppelin.org/reference/discography/disc-physgrap-moreinfo.php. Retrieved 2008-10-25.

Other websites[change | edit source]

Official website