The Wall

Pink Floyd - The Wall
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Based on 3 reviews
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Based on 557 ratings
1979 Ratings: #10
November 30, 1979 / Release Date
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Columbia / Label
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100
Sputnikmusic
This was the last great album by Pink Floyd, and any fan of the band should own a copy , as it displays the band's most remarkable album, and one that contains all the hallmarks that made them great; ethereal, haunting at times, uplifting at others music, lyrical genius, and instrumental work, particularly from Dave Gilmour, that makes the ideas reality.
60
Rolling Stone

The Wall was the last croak of vintage Floyd.

morningsbell
24
To be honest I'd rather be listening to the latest patd album. What the fuck
PipePanic
96
One of the pioneers of the rock opera, this album is a dense, intricate, brutally honest dissection of Roger Waters lifestyle and past, with each following chapter becoming more depressing and powerful. Between guitar licks and pained vocals are layers of vocal clips, atmosphere and noises that create a terrified and fragile world filled with the dark side of drugs, sex, and rock and roll, all while seeming 100% genuine and 500% terrifying. While replays of this album could seem quite daunting, ... read more
aronmace
100
I remember seeing Roger Waters perform The Wall in its entirety back in 2012 vividly. My father and I spent a collective $500 to sit as far away as possible from the stage, making the figures of performers indistinguishable. As the lights dimmed, and In The Flesh? started to play, my father and I immediately knew the money we spent for this show was well worth it. The performers, the visuals, and the well being simultaneously built in the background was astounding, not to mention the the ... read more
thebibleparttwo
29
pothead trash
ThrowBackG
38
The more I listen to the record the more generic I feel the lyrics are. Many records have done what The Wall did and Waaaaaaaaaaaaaay better but that's just me. I love me some Pink Floyd but this is a cringe fest. Sometimes a snoozer too.
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Track List

  1. In the Flesh? 
  2. The Thin Ice 
  3. Another Brick in the Wall, Pt. 1 
  4. The Happiest Days of Our Lives 
  5. Another Brick in the Wall, Pt. 2 
  6. Mother 
  7. Goodbye Blue Sky 
  8. Empty Spaces 
  9. Young Lust 
  10. One of My Turns 
  11. Don't Leave Me Now 
  12. Another Brick in the Wall, Pt. 3 
  13. Goodbye Cruel World 
  14. Hey You 
  15. Is There Anybody Out There? 
  16. Nobody Home 
  17. Vera 
  18. Bring the Boys Back Home 
  19. Comfortably Numb 
  20. The Show Must Go On 
  21. In the Flesh 
  22. Run Like Hell 
  23. Waiting for the Worms 
  24. Stop 
  25. The Trial 
  26. Outside the Wall
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