Wish You Were Here

Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
1975 Ratings: #2 / 88
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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
Inglume
58
The album is a living beauty, and it achieved that with only 5 tracks that were amazingly conceived and organized. Best Pink Floyd album in my opinion.
Tristan
85
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
MickyT
100
'Wish You Were Here' is in my opinion, the best Pink Floyd album, to me it feels like Pink Floyd at their best in terms of songwriting and instrumentation, it's a stunning piece that sounds both otherworldly and potent, and for the longest time now it has been one of my favourite albums of all time. To me this album sounds the best out of every Pink Floyd album, from the synths to the guitar work it bleeds pure passion and emotion, considering the subject matter too it's quite fitting that it ... read more
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Added on: September 24, 2012