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WISH YOU WERE HERE

Pink Floyd

 

Psychedelic/Space Rock

4.62 | 2919 ratings

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Legionnary
5 stars For me the best album of Floyd,marked by very homogeneous titles which go perfectly together,these improvised guitar solos that only guilmour can do and naturally this style very gliding so a lot in pink floyd.

Shine on your crazy diamond (1st version):Areas very gliding,which submerge you right away in the album.A little intro by Wright in the keyboard and some notes of guitar later you here is already on the moon. The piece is very slow,as at a slower pace,which gives this style very airplane.The guitar wakes up progressively,then come voice has Waters,very calm. To finish a party in the saxophone which goes up progressively,the rhythm accelerate,the low becomes more powerful.The saxophone flies off and lose in airs...

Welcome to the machine:A piece nothing quite as evocative title of the faintness of the era,new technologies and new society.Rather heavy, dark and serious has the time,quite varied instrumentaly (lift, people who speak) and with a lot of electronic sounds including the solo synthesizer after we hear singing.

Have a cigar:Solos of guitar always so splendid,the synthesizer is meant once again in this piece but this is less than in the previous and lyrics,rather searched.

Wish you were here:This piece rings very far west, a horse who neighs, a calm,peaceful title. One hear one hear the wind which blows towards the end of the piece and that they find over the beginning of the following piece.

Shine on your crazy diamond (2nd version):This version is less slowly than the first,it put less time to put in place,the sounds are very repetitive,they want insistants.sounds are very penetrating and then,this blow of rope which announces the party in the guitar which always gives me this stupid smile :-) Roger begins to sing the song and then continues on a very jazz party,with keyboard and bass.Then the piece puts on has rack, to be delirious to leave in every direction, all that regulated by a synthesizer which does not finish it any more. Finally they have a very weary sound to mark the end of the piece which is meant to be rather sad as for indeed one of the last true album that pink floyd will have made.

Legionnary | 5/5 |

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