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    Posted: June 25 2013 at 05:04
The last of their quickly made soundtracks or what is basically a Waters solo album?
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I like both, but The Final Cut gets my vote.
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Besides The Gunner's Return, Not Now John, and Two Suns, I really dislike The Final Cut. Obscured is something of a hidden gem, while The Final Cut belongs left in the ground.
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Obscured
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It's choosing between an energetic album and a snoozefest.
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Could I vote "neither"?
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Obscured By Clouds.


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I  find Obscured to be a slight, irrelevant album. I vote Final Cut. An easy winner for me.
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Obscured by Clouds for me
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I love both of them so much, both suit completely different moods and are wonderful works in their own right.

Probably `Final Cut' is more compelx and thoughtful, but `Obscured' has a few lovely instrumentals and great vocals pieces. I think I've listened to that more over the last several years, so I'll vote that.

I'm actually shocked that there is so much dislike in general for `The Final Cut' amongst PF fans. I mean, I know there's not many `crowdpleasing' moments on it like `The Wall', but it's such a sublime intelligent work, with maybe Waters best ever vocals?
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I like "Obscured..." a lot as a collection of songs (some great, some average) but "The Final Cut" is my favourite PF album.  I love the concept, storyline, sarcasm, lyrics, Roger's vocals (and background screaming/whispering/voices) and the music.  I believe Gilmour wasn't involved in the writing but he still unleashes some ripping guitar parts...

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The Final Cut by a wide margin!! Brilliantly sarcastic lyrics by Waters!
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Obscured By Clouds is the last album before they became hugely successful etc. A fine album.
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Obscured for me.....it's a slice of dreamy early laid back Floyd.
The Final Cut is another attempt by Waters to 'be Pink Floyd' and he fails miserably imho.
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The lyrics of Free Four have been fundamental for the following 5 Floyd's albums.
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For me, Obscured by Clouds is the best overall album they ever made.
 
They made better individual tracks on other albums, but for consistent enjoyment, it's the best.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote tdfloyd Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 25 2013 at 20:19
Like both albums a lot but they each have very different moods.  If I had to pick OBC.
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The Final Cut
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Originally posted by Hercules Hercules wrote:

For me, Obscured by Clouds is the best overall album they ever made.
Perhaps this.

Obscured ... . An easy vote for me. But that's not to slight the other candidate, which has an edge of it own.


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Dellinger Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 25 2013 at 22:27
Neither album is among my favourites, and both have moments to be enjoyed. I would go with "The Final Cut", for I belive it has more strong moments, though I still think it could have been better.
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