Wish You Were Here

Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
1975 Ratings: #2 / 92
User Score
1975 Ratings: #1
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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
AllMusic
Musically, it's arguably even more impressive, showcasing the group's interplay and David Gilmour's solos in particular. And while it's short on actual songs, the long, winding soundscapes are constantly enthralling.
BradTasteMusic
92

You should have seen my face while listening to this thing

Craigold
100

Not only am I illiterate, I am also extraordinarily mentally handicapped. Not only am I a few IQ points from being considered a vegetable, I also have an incomprehensibly grating personality. Putting me in a room with anyone could cause them serious mental degeneration, and likely brain cancer. I am a menace to society as a whole. Not only that, I am impalpably narcissistic. Even though I have admitted to these things now, I can guarantee that in the future, I will be in complete denial about ... read more

Tristan
70

Dammit.
Albums like this make me remember what it is that I absolutely love and adore about music itself.
This is amazing, this is outstanding, this is a one-of-a-kind musical experience which, if allowed, can absolutely engulf the listener.
I'm not going to give a general description for this album, I'll instead just get right into my main points:

The experience of this full album reminds me much of their previous track "Echoes" from the album "Meddle." This is not ... read more

btwnova
97

There has to be 25 minutes of no lyrics and I enjoyed every second of it.

100

Perfect, shine on you crazy diamond is the best thing they’ve done

ziggycyanide
96

100TH ALBUM Final Review:
Ok, so after 3-4 listens, I think I'm ready to review this album.
This is my 100th album. I picked this because I have heard to no end how amazing, groundbreaking, revolutionary and special this album is from so many people, and I'm so glad I picked this, because JESUS. This album is absolutely nothing I expected it to be. DSOTM was a bit underwhelming for me, considering how much I'd heard about it, even more than WYWH, and I was a little disappointed to hear it, ... read more

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Added on: September 24, 2012