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3.67 | 88 ratings | 4 reviews | 42% 5 stars

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Singles/EPs/Fan Club/Promo, released in 1979

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Another Brick In The Wall part 2
2. One Of My Turns

Line-up / Musicians

- David Gilmour / guitar, vocals
- Nick Mason / drums
- Roger Waters / bass, vocals
- Richard Wright / organ, piano, vocal

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PINK FLOYD Another Brick In The Wall ratings distribution

(88 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(42%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(30%)
Good, but non-essential (17%)
Collectors/fans only (9%)
Poor. Only for completionists (2%)

PINK FLOYD Another Brick In The Wall reviews

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Review by Conor Fynes
3 stars 'Another Brick In The Wall' - Pink Floyd (Single)

It's no suprise that Pink Floyd decided to put this track as a single. It's basically their best known song and on top of that, it's pretty catchy and memorable at that. Essentially the protest against society from a student's point of view, it captures the sense of teenage/adolescent melancholy very well.

The second track here; 'One Of My Turns' was one of the tracks on the album that wasn't given much attention overall by the media/band/anyone but it's probably the most effective song (tied with 'Brain Damage') in terms of capturing feelings of insanity that Pink Floyd ever did. I like it alot, and it's one of the more narrative tracks on the album.

'Another Brick' is not the best offering from the Wall, but it's a good track nontheless, and essential listening for the pop music listener.

Review by AtomicCrimsonRush
3 stars Here is the single and perhaps the one that began it all for many fans. Even non fans would have heard this radio botherer. All school children revered its attack on teachers. "We don't need no education..." was the anthem of the British anarchy, and now as a teacher myself I cringe at the lyrics, though I can relate to it totally, including my own kind of 'dark sarcasm in the classroom'. It is a great melodic song and the Dm guitar rhythm is wonderful.

The flip side is One of My Turns, a great track from The Wall and memorablke for te film in particular where Geldof goes buts and trashes a hotel culminating in the hurling of a TV out the hotel window. Listen to those cynical lyrics, "cold as a razor blade, tight as a tourniquet, dry as a funeral drum...." The freakout section in the instrumental passage was creepy, so emotional and heavy, I was stunned. "Would you like to watch TV or get between the sheets or contemplate the silent freeway..." It was not a popular song to play in front of my parents that's for sure. I wanted to hear the rest. I had to save up big to grab the double album.

The single is worth it for the sleeve and the sheer nostalgia of the birth of Pink Floyd's mass popularity saturation on the radio and MTV.

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4 stars 'The connection between Alice Cooper and Pink Floyd' The first time I listened to 2-LP The Wall (early December 1979) I was confused, and disappointed: an interesting rock opera idea, mindblowing FOC graphics by Gerald ... (read more)

Report this review (#1978001) | Posted by TenYearsAfter | Wednesday, August 15, 2018 | Review Permanlink

3 stars This was a pretty obvious single from THE WALL soundtrack. It is probably the most well known song that Pink FLoyd ever released. In fact, for many people, it may be the only Floyd they know outside of possibly "Money" or "Comfortably Numb" (at least in the States). That said, I cringe a bit a ... (read more)

Report this review (#341401) | Posted by mohaveman | Friday, December 3, 2010 | Review Permanlink

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