Ummagumma

Pink Floyd - Ummagumma
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
1969 Ratings: #90 / 107
User Score
Based on 398 ratings
1969 Ratings: #51
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Ari007
85
Yall sleeping
freckledfreako
40
I cannot fathom how much I hate Several Species of Small Furry Animals Gathered Together in a Cave and Grooving with a Pict. It is hell. It is terrible and I despise it with my all.

Yeah, so Pink Floyd really panicked here, didn't they. They must've realized that the songs on this were shit, that would explain the live tracks at the START of the album. This album offers really nothing to me, apart from excellent instrumentation in a few instances. But, this is so extremely uninspired and ... read more
LetalShertly
19
They took way too many drugs on this one.
Stal
78
Pink Floyd: #4

So this album has two discs; the live disc and studio disc. I will be splitting both discs into their own reviews and averaging their score. I'd just like to say overall that this album is definitely overhated.

Wow this live disc is really great. I haven't heard any live albums from Pink Floyd besides parts of live in Pompeii (btw I wasn't originally gonna do it but maybe once I finish all of the studio stuff I can go back and do all the live albums). Only 4 songs on this side ... read more
Tristan
50
"Ummagumma" is, just like it's name, weird.

The first half of the record contains 4 live performances, 3 of which were songs that were already released. However, these are new versions of them, and I must say that these new versions are much better than the original studio versions. The live performances are much longer and contain way more psychedelic bliss, along with a more experimental style. I would easily give this first section of the album around an 85 to 90. However, the ... read more
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Track List

Disc 1

  1. Astronomy Domine (Live)
  2. Careful with That Axe, Eugene (Live)
  3. Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun (Live)
  4. A Saucerful of Secrets (Live)

Disc 2

  1. Sysyphus
  2. Grantchester Meadows
  3. Several Species of Small Furry Animals Gathered Together in a Cave and Grooving with a Pict
  4. The Narrow Way
  5. The Grand Vizier's Garden Party
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Added on: January 6, 2013