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Pink Floyd recorded several pieces of film music before this album. In December , they featured on the BBC's Tomorrow's World , playing along to a light show, and the following year recorded some instrumental music for the film The Committee.
The film More featured a young hitchhiker in Ibiza who had succumbed to heroin abuse with party scenes and drug taking. Director Barbet Schroeder was a fan of the group, and brought a rough cut of the film to London for them to work with. The group also speculated they could branch out into a career as film composers if their recording and touring career did not work out.
Pink Floyd worked out most of the music in two weeks, with material put together quickly and semi-improvised. Schroeder was impressed by how quickly the group created and recorded the material. More features a mixture of styles. Songs such as "Green is the Colour" were acoustic folk ballads, a genre not often explored by the group. Gilmour sings lead on both versions, though Waters is sometimes wrongly credited as singing lead for the film version. It was a regular feature in the set for two years afterwards.
Two songs can be heard in the film which were not included on the album: "Hollywood" and "Seabirds". The album cover was, like A Saucerful of Secrets , designed by Hipgnosis. It uses a shot from the film of two characters playing around a windmill in Ibiza, processed in a dark room to make it look like a psychedelic trip.
More reached number 9 in the UK   and, upon re-release in , number in the US. A US reissue was released on Harvest Records. More received mixed reviews from critics.
Record Song Book said the album was "always extremely interesting Richie Unterberger of AllMusic gives a mixed overview, saying key tracks such as "Green Is The Colour" and "Cymbaline" developed into stronger pieces when played live. Taken from AllMusic and Martin Popoff :  .
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