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Poll Question: 1st half/2nd half/3rd half: Floyd
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    Posted: July 06 2013 at 20:27

Inspired by the previous Floyd poll, only this time, taking into account 3 distinct Floyd periods, roughly corresponding to the 1960s, the 1970s, and the 1980s onward - and including solo releases and live albums as well:

Early Floyd: The Piper at the Gates of Dawn (1967), A Saucerful of Secrets (1968), More (1969), Ummagumma (1969), Atom Heart Mother (1970), Waters's Music from The Body (1970), Syd's The Madcap Laughs (1970) and Barrett (1970)

Classic Floyd: Meddle (1971), Obscured by Clouds (1972), Live at Pompeii (1972), Dark Side of the Moon (1973), Wish You Were Here (1975), Animals (1977), David Gilmour (1978), Wright's Wet Dream (1978), The Wall (1979), Is There Anybody Out There? (2000)

Latter Floyd: The Final Cut (1983), Gilmour's About Face (1984), Waters's The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking (1984), A Momentary Lapse of Reason (1987), Waters's Radio KAOS, Delicate Sound of Thunder (1988), Waters's The Wall Live in Berlin (1990), Waters's Amused to Death (1992), The Division Bell (1994), Pulse (1995), Wright's Broken China (1996), Waters's In the Flesh Live (2000), David Gilmour in Concert (2002), Waters's Ca Ira (2005), Gilmour's On an Island (2006), Remember That Night (2007) and Live in Gdansk (2008).


Edited by jude111 - July 06 2013 at 20:33
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote smartpatrol Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 06 2013 at 21:50
I think they're called thirds
Early, Middle comes very close
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote jude111 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 06 2013 at 21:59
Originally posted by smartpatrol smartpatrol wrote:

I think they're called thirds
Early, Middle comes very close



It's called 'humor' LOL


Edited by jude111 - July 06 2013 at 22:00
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I voted early.  If they would've packed it in after Atom Heart Mother and Syd's solo albums they would have been one of my favourite cult bands Wink
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Dayvenkirq Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 07 2013 at 00:53
Other: early + classic. Not on the poll, but I don't care.

Edited by Dayvenkirq - July 07 2013 at 00:54
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Well I'm not going against the grain here.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote someone_else Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 07 2013 at 05:52
Vote for the classic era here. The latter era has some good solo output (Amused to Death, On an Island, Remember That Night, Broken China).
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The Mystical Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 07 2013 at 08:58
All of them are awesome, but the classic era is my favourite.
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The previous pollwas better.
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I would like to vote twice, for 1 and 2. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote jude111 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 07 2013 at 11:28
Originally posted by sagichim sagichim wrote:

The previous poll was better.

Why? The early Syd Barrett years have little in common with Meddle and DSOTM, while DSOTM and Animals have little in common with the solo years of Radio KAOS and A Momentary Lapse of Reason. 
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Originally posted by jude111 jude111 wrote:

Originally posted by sagichim sagichim wrote:

The previous poll was better.

Why? The early Syd Barrett years have little in common with Meddle and DSOTM, while DSOTM and Animals have little in common with the solo years of Radio KAOS and A Momentary Lapse of Reason. 

The classic era is far too popular to be beaten by the other two. On the original poll, the classics were tied down by the mediocre-bad later stuff, so Early had a fair chance
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The Middle, easily!
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Originally posted by sagichim sagichim wrote:

The previous pollwas better.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote octopus-4 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 07 2013 at 13:22
Meddle is my top 1 album but Piper is still able to put me in a world made of gnomes, unicorns and black cats.

Early for me.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Lynx33 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 07 2013 at 13:28
first half + second half + third half, that's three halvesSmile!. Anyway, the third one is for me.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote progbethyname Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 07 2013 at 20:48
Classic Floyd. Something tells me the name alone of that category makes it pretty self explanatory of which 'half' has true greatness. More consistency was in the 2nd for sure. It's a classic!
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