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Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here
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2 years, 1 month ago at Mar 11 3:53
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One of Pink Floyd's better albums, if not their best, this is one long extravagant elegy to former bandmate and lead singer Syd Barrett.
Some notable tracks:
"Shine on You Crazy Diamond", a multi-part rock opus that is quintessential Pink Floyd
"Welcome to the Machine", a cynical view of the rock industry ('cause Waters is good at that)
"Wish You Were Here", great lyrics... read more
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Description: Wish You Were Here is the ninth studio album by English progressive rock group Pink Floyd, released in September 1975. Inspired by material they composed while performing across Europe, it was recorded over numerous sessions at London's Abbey Road Studios. The album explores themes of absence, the music business, and former band-mate ... (more)
Manufacturer: Harvest
Release date: 15 September 1975
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0724382975021 UPC: 724382975021
Progressive Rock (14), 1975 (12), Rock (11), 1970s (8), Classic Rock (7), Psychedelic Rock (6), Concept Album (5), Pink Floyd (4), Prog Rock (3), Cd (3), Pop (3), Experimental (3), United Kingdom (3), British (2), Prog (2), UK (2), Psych (2), Music Mecca 49 (2), 70s (2), *saipal (1)
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“One of Pink Floyd's better albums, if not their best, this is one long extravagant elegy to former bandmate and lead singer Syd Barrett.

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"Shine on You Crazy Diamond", a multi-part rock opus that is quintessential Pink Floyd

"Welcome to the Machine", a cynical view of the rock industry ('cause Waters is good at that)

"Wish You Were Here", great lyrics and simply a great song” read more

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