Pink Floyd: #17
Been putting this one off for a while. Well... I guess its finally time. This is something I'm pretty sure I've said already in my Nostalgia Critic review, but this album is my 2nd favorite album of all time. This was also my first review on this website, but that review sucked so it is now long gone.
For most of my favorite albums ever, the general case is that it is an album where I love to death pretty much every single song. Now other things factor in but the ... read more
It's really no surprise Roger Waters is my favorite member of Pink Floyd, something you could probably tell by now since I've said his name like a million times. I love big, bombastic theatrical music, and well... have you heard the wall? So I think its a given that I loved this album. This really feels like he took The Final Cut and improved on it massively, though knowing the history this was written around the same time as The Wall. The band were actually considering making ... read more
There are four eras of Pink Floyd: The Barrett era, The Entire Band era, The Waters era, and The Gilmour era. Barrett era was short lived but a large cult classic. The Band era was the peak of collaboration, starting somewhat shaky with Ummagumma and evolving beautifully to Wish You Were Here. Animals really marked when the Roger Waters took charge of being the leader of the band, all the way until him leaving the band. Timeline wise, Waters has yet to leave the band but Final ... read more
I've had a complex history with this band and album. I think its right for me to go over some of that as its essential in my feelings about this.
Like many people, my introduction to this band was Mr. Jones. I think the way I heard about this song was from an Artv video about songs that ruled the 90s. He talked about Mr. Jones and the short preview intrigued me somewhat. I listened to the song in full, thought not much about it, and that ... read more