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THE WALL

Pink Floyd

 

Psychedelic/Space Rock

4.05 | 2053 ratings

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floflo79
5 stars That is going to make more than 30 years now ? More than thirty years than Pink Floyd will have taken out his double white ? If the notices are really contrasted on this album, anybody can deny that The Wall was an ambitious, revolutionary album and the swan song of the group. Indeed, pushed by the increasing megalomania of Waters, Richard Wright will be excluded from the next album ? Averagely made a success The Final Cut. And from the first notes of In The Flesh the tone is given. This record will be a furious, cold record, in the limits of the hard rock. An album without pondering, without tracks of 23 minutes like Echoes. In The Flesh? Is a real musical explosion, exposing for the first time this riff known well by Floydiens, followed immediately by Gilmour's solo. The piece calms down little then Waters intone the singing" So Ya ? Might Ya ? " The voice of Waters will be dominant on the album as its compositions. An explosion appears from our surrounding (speakers) then baby's tears are listened ? It is the beginning of The Thin Ice unquestionably one from big success of this album. The voice of Gilmour makes soothing in its "Ouuuuh Babe", then arrives again Waters and its cynical voice. Once the thin ice is broken, Gilmour dashes on a very rock solo then the guitar makes again quiet and regular ? It is at the beginning of the masterpiece of this album. The main thread, the trilogy Another Brick In The Wall. In every piece of this (suite), our hero will isolate himself of the world a little more, sinking into the darkness. Waters sing here the absence of the father, the non- unpublished theme because we find it tracks in Corporal Clegg of A Saucerful Of Secrets.

The guitar slowly is covered by a noise of helicopter in flying, we hear noises of playing and shouting children when suddenly, a voice appears from the bottom of your surrounding (speakers): " You, Yes You ? " A note of bass then begins The Happiest Days Of Our Lives: prelude to the biggest success of Floyds, Another Brick In The Wall Pt2. The shock is very real, Pink Floyd is not any more the same, the group smoothing 1970s became a real group , mature, capable of absorbing several styles (here the disco). But, in spite of the fame of this piece, I consider it personally as a piece absolutely dispensable, one of the least good pieces of the album.

A bell of telephone is listened, follows the voice and the acoustic guitar of Wawa, Mother ends the face A of the album in a piece in accents Country music ? In spite of a laborious starting up, piece begins has to take off from the tune, when Gilmour joins the dance. The sound stops and I am obliged to get up and to change the face of the vinyl.

The silence breaks and an acoustic guitar is listened, followed by the voice of Gilmour. Goodbye Blue Sky is doubtless one of the most trivial pieces of the album, but he remains pleasant. Empty Spaces follows who in spite of the absence of What Shall we Do Now arrives has to transport the auditor in the anxiety. It is followed by the hard rock Young Lust and there, we approach the perfection, a powerful piece, which in the kind competes with AC / DC or other groups of this kind. The powerful voice of the guitarist isn't for nothing, this piece will be one of the most good during the lives of 1980 and 81 to become an explosion of 5 even 6 minutes, a real slap which unfortunately does not last for a long time, a voice of phone director being too fast heard.

A door slams, then a dialogue begins ? " Oh My God! What A Fabulous Room!! ", a tablecloth of synth arrives, then the voice ? " Day After Day, Love Turns Grey ? " One of My Turns begins as one ballad, suddenly, within one second, everything tips over: the sound makes more furious, Toilets begins roaring, noises of broken glass are listened. The piece re-calms down and a door tires out ?

Arrives then what is doubtless the worst piece of the album:Don't Leave Me Now, The piece begins very badly, in unbearable synthetic basses before falling over to a big nonsense, and then it is long, but then length ?

floflo79 | 5/5 |

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