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Pink Floyd


Psychedelic/Space Rock

3.06 | 1779 ratings

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4 stars Many people seem to hate this album a lot, and I never understood why. If there's an album I don't like, it's probably the Final Cut, because it's too... I don't know. It's not progressive enough for me. I do like that album, but it's the worst Pink Floyd in my opinion.

A lot of hostility seems to be pointed towards the fact that David Gilmour wrote this album almost entirely by himself, and that it's like one of his solo albums. But to those people, I say this: Is that a bad thing? David Gilmour released some great solo albums, so there's nothing really wrong with that. It's still good, just because he's by himself doesn't mean it's not that great, although I do agree that the sound has decreased in its diversity since they were writing together. On all their best songs, if you notice, they all work together on it.

This is a fairly nice album. The album artwork is very surreal, which is always good. Some songs are just radio friendly songs like Learning to Fly and One Slip, but they're still good. The new machine songs are just fillers, but the lyrics are really poetic if you listen to them. Sorrow is a masterpiece.

Overall, it's a good album, yeah some things sound kinda dry, for instance drum machines were used on several songs, rather than Nick Mason himself.

HammerOfPink | 4/5 |


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