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Pink Floyd


Psychedelic/Space Rock

3.07 | 1945 ratings

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2 stars After Floyd's The Final Cut, creative differences led to bassist and songwriter Roger Waters to get out of Dodge, and then the rest of the band decided to forge on without him. This is the first Pink Floyd album for almost two decades to not have Waters with a credit on it at all, and as this album, along with The Final Cut, prove the whole is stronger than the sum of the parts, as Floyd will never be the same since the split.

Now to actually review the album. I gave it two stars as 3 stars says "good, but non-essential", whilst this album is mediocre in almost every degree. Gilmour's solo work is better than this. The album consists of so many "meh" songs that really seem to meld together. I will now give the positive points of the album. "Learning to Fly", while very poppy, is a fun song and I love it.This song I recommend to any Floyd fan (if you haven't heard it on the radio or *shudder* MTV already). I also think that the cover is one of the coolest ever, especially now in the age of computer generated everything, in that they actually dragged out hundreds of hospital beds onto the shore. This is a very grand scale, and you don't really see that much hard work put into cover art anymore. That's the highlights reel.

Is it a bad album? no.

Is it a good album? no.

Will you remember it tomorrow?

Only "Learning to Fly"...

cookieacquired | 2/5 |


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