Atom Heart Mother

Pink Floyd - Atom Heart Mother
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Based on 5 reviews
1970 Ratings: #104 / 111
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1970 Ratings: #58
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I was extremely surprised by this amazing record. Based on all the user and critic scores, I wasn't expecting to hear something nearly this good until I got to their album "Meddle" but it came early for me. I love the sound and the feeling of this album so much, especially during the first song, that I found it difficult to get the smile off of my face. I became so immersed in this record that I almost fell out of my chair when someone walked into my room.

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"Atom Heart Mother" is a well-constructed, beautifully produced Pink Floyd album that would’ve been one of my favorites if it weren't for "Alan's Psychedelic Breakfast". It's literally 13 minutes of Alan Styles preparing and eating a breakfast I wish I could have. At least it invented ASMR decades before ASMR was even a thing.

Fav Tracks: Atom Heart Mother, Fat Old Sun, Summer '68

Least Fav Track: Alan's Psychedelic Breakfast

Even if Waters, Wright and Gilmour claim to abhor this record, (And based in that score, the critics seem to agree with them...) In my eyes, Atom Heart Mother is Pink Floyd's most underestimated and underrated album; it's not only an amazing album, but it is also one of my biggest personal favorites and it's one that I consider a masterpiece. It is a project that perfectly balances early Floyd's psychedelia and experimentation, with their later most progressive and more epic, culminating ... read more
I didn't really care for this upon my first listen, but it has really grown on me. I think this would be higher on my Pink Floyd list if it weren't for Alan's Psychedelic Breakfast, I'm not a big fan of that track. The title track is magnificent and suspenseful, my kind of Pink Floyd. Summer '68 is also extremely underrated, such a beautiful song.
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Added on: January 6, 2013