Pink Floyd releases Animals
Animals is a concept album by Pink Floyd, released on 23 January 1977, in the United Kingdom by Harvest Records and on 2 February 1977 in the United States by Columbia Records.
The album proved to be a success in the UK, where it reached number 2. It was also a success in the U.S., reaching #3 on the Billboard album charts. Although it scored on the American charts for only six months, it has continued to sell solidly, and is now certified quadruple platinum by the RIAA.
Pink Floyd - Animals Tour Live - May 7th 1977