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Best Song off of A Saucerful of Secrets

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Poll Question: Which song do you prefer??
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It's pretty sad that 'See-Saw' doesn't get much love. Oh, well.


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Originally posted by Dayvenkirq Dayvenkirq wrote:

 

It's pretty sad that 'See-Saw' doesn't get much love. Oh, well.



It has got my vote! 
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Great album.  The Floyd never made a bad album, in my opinion.  My favorite from this one is Remember a Day.
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Originally posted by Dayvenkirq Dayvenkirq wrote:


There are quite a few out-freaking-standing tracks, like 'See-Saw', 'Remember a Day', and the title track; it's hard to pick one. The former two are equally top-notch from start to finish, but it's the finale of the latter that got me into playing the keys. Oh, well, let it be the TITLE TRACK. 
It's pretty sad that 'See-Saw' doesn't get much love. Oh, well. 'Set the Controls' is ambient music that is too dead for me.



Have you heard the live version of Set the Controls from Ummagumma and Live at Pompeii? Those ones are kind of stronger, and you may just as well like them better. There's also the live version from Roger's In the Flesh album, which has quiet a different arrangement, even with sax and female backing vocals. As for me, my very favourite version is the one from Pompeii.
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Originally posted by Dellinger Dellinger wrote:

Originally posted by Dayvenkirq Dayvenkirq wrote:


There are quite a few out-freaking-standing tracks, like 'See-Saw', 'Remember a Day', and the title track; it's hard to pick one. The former two are equally top-notch from start to finish, but it's the finale of the latter that got me into playing the keys. Oh, well, let it be the TITLE TRACK. 
It's pretty sad that 'See-Saw' doesn't get much love. Oh, well. 'Set the Controls' is ambient music that is too dead for me.



Have you heard the live version of Set the Controls from Ummagumma and Live at Pompeii? Those ones are kind of stronger, and you may just as well like them better. There's also the live version from Roger's In the Flesh album, which has quiet a different arrangement, even with sax and female backing vocals. As for me, my very favourite version is the one from Pompeii.

You know, I tried the one on Ummagumma and on Live in Pompeii, but to no avail. I will do check out the In the Flesh version, though I don't know if the sax and female backing vocals are going to work. Thanks for the suggestions.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Dellinger Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 09 2012 at 18:59
Originally posted by Dayvenkirq Dayvenkirq wrote:


Originally posted by Dellinger Dellinger wrote:

Originally posted by Dayvenkirq Dayvenkirq wrote:


There are quite a few out-freaking-standing tracks, like 'See-Saw', 'Remember a Day', and the title track; it's hard to pick one. The former two are equally top-notch from start to finish, but it's the finale of the latter that got me into playing the keys. Oh, well, let it be the TITLE TRACK. 
It's pretty sad that 'See-Saw' doesn't get much love. Oh, well. 'Set the Controls' is ambient music that is too dead for me.



Have you heard the live version of Set the Controls from Ummagumma and Live at Pompeii? Those ones are kind of stronger, and you may just as well like them better. There's also the live version from Roger's In the Flesh album, which has quiet a different arrangement, even with sax and female backing vocals. As for me, my very favourite version is the one from Pompeii.

You know, I tried the one on Ummagumma and on Live in Pompeii, but to no avail. I will do check out the In the Flesh version, though I don't know if the sax and female backing vocals are going to work. Thanks for the suggestions.


Well, Waters did a similar arrangement for Welcome to the Machine too (though I think the last one doesn't have sax... but it's got female vocals). On both songs I really didn't like them at first very much... but then I got used to them and now I find them really enjoyable, almost as much as the Floyd versions. But still, the minimalism of the Floyd versions wins for me, I feel it fits this songs better. But then again... who knows, some people may like Roger's versions better.
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A Saucerful of Secrets.


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