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MONEY

Pink Floyd

 

Psychedelic/Space Rock

3.80 | 88 ratings

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Conor Fynes
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4 stars 'Money' - Pink Floyd (Single)

Before even getting into the single itself, let me say that while it might not be my personally most enjoyed album, I consider it to be one of the few 'perfect' albums ever made. Unlike alot of albums that have effects in them that are generally hit-and-miss, everything in 'Dark Side' sounded like it fit in exactly the way that Waters, Gilmour and company wanted it to. Keeping that in mind, it should be no suprise I'm a fan of the hit single it spawned.

'Money' is a song that's since become a trademark of it's own. It also stands out to me as being the one song in 'Dark Side Of The Moon' that seemed to break the really chilled, spacy atmosphere of the album. Compared to the rest of it, 'Money' is pretty bloody intense. Distorted guitars, a bluesy solo, and a saxophone section that would tear strips of paint off a wall are all here. That, added with one of the most memorable introductions in music history (the cash register chimes) and some intelligent, satirical lyrics make one of the best songs in Floyds' career, and one of the highlights of the album.

The second sampling here 'Any Colour You Like' on the other hand, is one of the most spacy tracks on the record. It is essentially Rick Wright's (keyboardist) time to shine, and he tears up the keyboard with an amazing solo.

Pretty much, an excellent sampling of an absolutely superb album. I would say get this without a doubt, but the album has so much more great music and a flow that could make an infant weep.

Conor Fynes | 4/5 |

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