Wish You Were Here

Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
1975 Ratings: #2 / 80
User Score
1975 Ratings: #1
Liked by 79 people
September 12, 1975 / Release Date
LP / Format
Harvest / Label
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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
SirTristan
100
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
Inglume
77
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.
morningsbell
50
Original score: 6.5/10
Changed it to 5/10 because I'm petty

...........................
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.
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.
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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