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Porcupine Tree


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4.08 | 1327 ratings

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4 stars "The Sky Moves Sideways" was my first encounter with PORCUPINE TREE and what an encounter it was! Since I already loved PINK FLOYD this seemed to be PT's perfect album to kick off with!

SW combines a Floydian guitar style with some almost whispering psychedelically lyrics and the result is mind blowing! If you like(d) PINK FLOYD you will certainly appreciate if not LOVE this album as well!

Just a hint: if you would want to purchase this album make sure you get your hands on the 2004 re-issue because this re-issue contains a bonus disc with some great songs on it like: The Sky moves sideways (Alternative Version), Stars die (One of my all time favourite PT songs!) and two versions of Moonloop. However: If you want the best version of MOONLOOP you should listen to the unedited improvisation lasting just over 40 minutes now (still) available at

Over all a breathtaking album that takes you away on a trip as you were laying on your back, just watching the sky move sideways.

evenless | 4/5 |


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