Pink Floyd - Animals
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Based on 6 reviews
1977 Ratings: #59 / 99
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1977 Ratings: #2
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If Pigs and Sheep started with either pig noises or sheep noises, why didn't Dogs start with dog noises? 0/100. Disappointed. Would never recommend.
Criminally overlooked album.
It's a shame albums like Animals and Wish You Were Here are overlooked by the majority simply because Dark Side of The Moon has become the poster-boy and anthem for "born in the wrong generation" young freaks. This and Wish You Were Here should be the albums defining progressive rock instead of Dark Side.
“If you didn't care what happened to me
And I didn't care for you
We would zigzag our way through the boredom and pain
Occasionally glancing up through the rain
Wondering which of the buggers to blame
And watching for pigs on the wing”

In my opinion “Animals” is Pink Floyd’s best album, it’s a tight concept album that is flawless from front to back, it’s one of those albums that makes me want to write for hours on it… so today that’s what ... read more
Excuse me sir, is that a COWbell... on a track named PIGS? This is inexcusable. 0/100.

Okay, but for real:
Honestly, this album is not what I expected it to be at all. So much is different in this record from their stuff before, including the vocal deliveries, production, and even style of instrumentals. You can tell they were definitely trying something different with this album, and for the most part it landed very well.
Based on my previous experience with Pink Floyd, their albums are ... read more
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Track List

  1. Pigs on the Wing (Part I)
  2. Dogs
  3. Pigs (Three Different Ones)
  4. Sheep
  5. Pigs on the Wing (Part II)
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Added on: January 6, 2013