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ATOM HEART MOTHER

Pink Floyd

 

Psychedelic/Space Rock

3.84 | 1435 ratings

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frenchie
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4 stars this album is different to the others. its a big step from ummagumma but this really paved the way to the latter floyd albums (meddle to the wall). the 70s had arrived. which would give birth to a chain of incredibly atmospheric and inspirational works. i personally prefer the early years but musically i think the 70s era was untouchable.

anyway... atom heart mother. if you thought interstellar and saucerful were epic tracks then you aint seen nothing yet. atom heart mother suite, taking up a whole side of the album to itself is one of the most underated pink floyd tracks of their career. this song defines experimental music, progression and is probably the first time david gilmour really pushed himself. the solos weaving out of richards piano pieces are remarkable. this album shows how pink floyd can work flawlessly as a team and also show off with the individual pieces on the album (side two).

rogers beautiful "if" is a similar piece to cirrus minor and grantchester. whipping out the old acoustic to dazzle us in a new way. before this rogers best songwriting appeared in set the controls but "if" shows much better lyrics as this track is almost a ballad. a prelude of better things to come indeed. dave and rick provide uplifting tracks and show off the best solo pieces (along with ASOS) alans psychadelic is confusing and trippy but a neat little way to wrap up the album if you can make any sense of it. this album may require more of a demand to get the best out of it but once you do see how good this album is it will be worth it. in a word...brilliant.

frenchie | 4/5 |

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