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ATOM HEART MOTHER

Pink Floyd

 

Psychedelic/Space Rock

3.88 | 2039 ratings

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toroddfuglesteg
4 stars A nice surprise....

I first time bought this cassette 30 years ago without really understanding the music here. It was dumped and quickly forgotten. I recently purchased the CD version (the cassette is in a loft in my parents house) together with the Pink Floyd classic albums almost as an afterthought. I have never rated this album.

..... until now.

Atom Heart Mother is Pink Floyd progressing towards the great albums which later cemented their position as one of the all time greats. The title track is a symph prog epic (to my big surprise !!) as good as most symph prog epics. It is a great song which I really love. It has been added to my very long list of alltime Pink Floyd favorite tunes. If, Summer and Fat old sun is good songs too. The closing track Alan's psychedelic breakfast is a grower and a very good tune too.

I have to say this album has moved from a one star album to what I, to my huge surprise, is about to award this album. I happens to think this album should be regarded as one of Pink Floyd's great albums. Yes, that is an overcrowded list. But I prefer this album to their more slick & mindnumbing boring A Momentary Lapse Of Reason era. For me, Atom Heart Mother is Pink Floyd as an interesting, relevant band.

To my surprise, I cannot give anything less than four stars to this album which during the last week has given me a lot of pleasure. Not to mention; shocks.

4 stars

toroddfuglesteg | 4/5 |

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