Atom Heart Mother

Pink Floyd - Atom Heart Mother
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
1970 Ratings: #96 / 103
User Score
Based on 492 ratings
1970 Ratings: #65
Liked by 11 people
October 2, 1970 / Release Date
LP / Format
Harvest / Label
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I originally made a semi-meme review for this with like 3 words, but this is an amazing album and it deserves so much better. I'm therefore going to write a full-length review on this.

I want to mention that to me, this is the best Pink Floyd album and that nothing else even comes close to this. Not even meddle, which is another 100 score for me. This is one of my favorite albums of all time.

This album starts off with a grandiose side A with Atom Heart Mother Suite. This almost 24-minute ... read more
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.

So, let's start with the ... read more
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
Huh, y'know "Atom Heart Mother" isn't exactly the first Pink Floyd album I thought I'd be reviewing, but upon learning that it was turning 50 today, I figured I might as well. I'll shit one out real quick, which you know is EXACTLY what that cow did after that cover photo was taken.

If you exclude the motion picture soundtrack to "Obscured by Clouds", this is by far the least talked about 70's album by these guys. I'm not entirely surprised by this, since it very obviously ... read more
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Track List

  1. Atom Heart Mother
  2. If
  3. Summer '68
  4. Fat Old Sun
  5. Alan's Psychedelic Breakfast
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Added on: January 6, 2013