Wish You Were Here

Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
1975 Ratings: #3 / 75
User Score
1975 Ratings: #1
September 12, 1975 / Release Date
LP / Format
Harvest / Label
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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
Strangelightsyd
60
Always had a feeling I wouldn't be crazy about Pink Floyd once I finally gave in and listened to them... Guess I know myself too well.
morningsbell
50
Original score: 6.5/10
Changed it to 5/10 because I'm petty

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Ok.
I get that this album is important and maybe groundbreaking and deep and all that,

but,

it bored me.
I don't mind it. I just don't see the appeal all that much, especially given how praised this album is. The only part I thought was quite engaging was the title track. The rest are the gentle sleepy sounds.
Songsearcher1
90
This album left me stunned and became one of my favourites very quickly.
The album is amazing musically. The vocals are quite great. Both Gilmour and Waters are wonderful vocalists, especially the former. Also Roy Harper's vocals on "Have a Cigar" are wonderful, no matter what Waters says. The guitar solos on the album are also extraordinary, especially the incredibly soothing one that lasts 8 minutes long, and introduces you the album.
The synths, too, are majestic, like the solo on ... read more
Benny
100
10/10
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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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