Wish You Were Here

Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here
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Based on 4 reviews
1975 Ratings: #2 / 82
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1975 Ratings: #1
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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.
You should have seen my face while listening to this thing
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
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.
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
This has no right being as good as it is. Welcome To The Machine is one of the most amazing rock songs I've ever heard. This album is very emotionally charged, and it benefits from it a lot. Some of the instrumental sections on here aren't as mind bending as the ones on DSOTM, but the lyrics more than make up for it. No words for this other than incredible. Really amazing.
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Track List

  1. Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Part One) (1-5) 
  2. Welcome To The Machine 
  3. Have A Cigar 
  4. Wish You Were Here 
  5. Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Part Two) (6-9)
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Added on: September 24, 2012