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Pink Floyd


Psychedelic/Space Rock

2.20 | 201 ratings

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2 stars In 1971 Pink Floyd issues their first compilation cd, "Relics", to sum up the singles from 1967-1969. This was a brilliant album as it had great familiar songs but also had lots of songs that floyd fans weren't familiar with upto this point, making the album a worthy purchase for a whole bunch of good songs, including unreleased tracks.

"A Collection of Great Dance Songs" is a similar idea except it fails completely. Although the songs here are excellent, summing up the 1971-1979 era, as a compliation this seems completely random and utterly pointless. It is a good to see another compilation for fans to have these great songs on one vinyl but it was totally not worth the money its sold for. There are no new songs, the compilation doesn't flow very well and it's obvious its not been thought out very well and is just a cash in. You might as well get the actual albums the songs are on, that would be money well spent.

The songs on here have actually been re-recorded completely but the differences are so subtle that nobody will notice. This album is for collectors only. I have 18 Pink Floyd albums so far and i'm dreading having to buy this one. The only album this is for is completionists and fans of Storm Thorgersons artwork. It's even worse than "The Final Cut", "The Division Bell", "Works" and "A Momentary Lapse of Reasons". This was probably Pink Floyds first official stinker!

frenchie | 2/5 |


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