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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 9:44 am 
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My list (today):

1. The Piper at the Gates of Dawn
2. Wish You Were Here
3. Animals
4. The Dark Side of the Moon
5. Meddle
6. A Saucerful of Secrets
7. The Wall
8. The Final Cut
9. More
10. Obscured by Clouds
11. Ummagumma
12. Atom Heart Mother
13. The Division Bell
14. A Momentary Lapse of Reason

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 10:08 am 
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I like 'em all except:

The Wall
The Final Cut

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 11:11 am 
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Animals
Meddle

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 11:15 am 
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Atom Heart Mother
Meddle
Pompeii
Dark Side
Wish you were here

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 11:40 am 
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Meddle
Atom Heart Mother
Animals
Wish You Were Here

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 11:53 am 
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In order, for today

WYWH
DSotM
tPAtGoD
aSFoS
Animals
The Wall
tFC
Meddle
AHM
More
ObC
Ummaguma
DB
Pulse
DSoT
AMLoR

Apart from compilations, did I miss any?

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 12:35 pm 
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LOVE every god dam one of them. The first two hold a special place in my heart!!
My LEAST favorites would be The Wall and Dark Side, but still good albums. 8)

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 1:33 pm 
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Probably Animals and The Final Cut. I have to be in a certain mood to listen to them, a lot of them are really gloomy.

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 4:24 pm 
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piper at the gates of dawn
ummagumma (mostly because of the live side)
meddle
dark side
wish you were here
animals

my fave: wish you were here.

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 7:45 pm 
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1) ummagumma

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 7:50 pm 
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Animals is one of my favorite albums from anyone. I also like DSOTM, WYWH, and the Wall. Amazingly I've listened to little else of the PF catalog (except for the odd song here or there). I've been a fan of Gilmour's solo album About Face and Waters Amused to Death too. In some ways I think Roger Waters and FZ are philosophically similar. One of my bucket list items is to get the Pink Floyd box and go through it A to Z. I suspect I've been missing a lot of great stuff.


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 8:04 pm 
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philmore wrote:
I like 'em all except:
The Wall ...
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 9:13 pm 
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My top 5 is:

Wish You Were Here
The Dark Side Of The Moon
The Wall
Animals
The Division Bell


And my favourite pre-DSOTM Floyd album is, Obscured By Clouds.

Btw, has anyone heard the new Discovery, Experience & Immersion remastered editions that just came out? I've heard the Discovery editions and the sound quality has noticeably improved...

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 19, 2012 1:49 am 
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KillUgly2 wrote:
Animals is one of my favorite albums from anyone. I also like DSOTM, WYWH, and the Wall. Amazingly I've listened to little else of the PF catalog (except for the odd song here or there).

It's interesting how so many hardcore fans have Animals right near the top of their list, when it's generally considered a difficult, even failed album. The hardcores know the score, as with Zappa's Burnt Weeny Sandwich. Animals is a sandwich of sorts, as well. Another possible Zappa link: The reference to Easy Meat in Dogs.

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Btw, has anyone heard the new Discovery, Experience & Immersion remastered editions that just came out? I've heard the Discovery editions and the sound quality has noticeably improved...

I bought the remastered A Saucerful of Secrets, because I've never been happy with the sound of the CD. It's definitely worth having the new version - it's almost like a new classic Pink Floyd album. It sounds much more powerful and cohesive (and I don't think it's because the dynamic range is sqeezed, either).

I got Piper and Dark Side (2CD) for Christmas. I've only listened to the live disc of DSOTM so far. It's worth having, but not as essential to me as the remastered Saucerful of Secrets. You know - it's just the 1974 live version of Dark Side.

And of course I had to get the WYWH Experience (2CD), when Santa didn't bring it along. As with DSOTM, I've only listened to the bonus disc so far. But that's simply a must for any Floyd fan - love that disc. Every track on there is exceptional, with the only fault that Waters' vocals are pretty strained in Raving and Drooling and You Gotta Be Crazy. But you can't live without those epic versions, and then you get Grapelli's violin in the title track, and so on. I even love the track from Household Objects. WYWH Experience (2CD) - an essential Pink Floyd album.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 19, 2012 3:32 am 
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My musical progression as a teenager can be mapped out fairly clearly. Beatles, Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, King Crimson, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Frank Zappa and then never looking back. I'm not saying these were all musically separate stages, there was plenty of overlap and I still listen to all of the above, and plenty of others, but the logic in that progression makes plenty of sense to me in retrospect. I didn't get into listening to 20th C classical until after I'd discovered FZ and particularly got into collecting and listening to Stravinsky in a big way there for a while soon after.

My only problem with Pink Floyd is that I know the material that I like only too well. I used to like all the extended jammy tracks when I was younger from the Umma Gumma live disc and so on, but now it's the studio disc that I prefer and so on.

Favourites:

Wish You Were Here
Dark Side Of The Moon
The Wall
Animals
Meddle (side 1)
Obscured By Clouds

I cut my teeth as a composer/performer working out my own arrangements by ear of Fearless, Wish You Were Here, Pigs On The Wing Pts 1 & 2, Great Gig in The Sky (This one I did without the vocals, of course), Brain Damage, Comfortably Numb and throwing them in amongst my own material when I had a solo pub gig a long time ago.

I still have an attachment to this stuff, but don't listen very often.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 19, 2012 7:37 am 
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The Piper at Gates of Dawn
A Saucerful of Secrets
Ummagumma
Meddle
Atom Heart mother
Animals


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 19, 2012 9:20 am 
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- Animals
- Meddle
- Wish you were here
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 19, 2012 4:14 pm 
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I think my friends and I kinda overdosed on pink floyd back in the 70s.
whenever we got stoned, we always seemed to listen to pink floyd. :smoke:

so, over the years, I got extremely bored whenever I heard them.

however, later on, I have realized how good they actually were*.

my favorites are:
meddle
wish you were here
ummagumma
obscured by clouds


*without the added stimulus, of course.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 19, 2012 4:16 pm 
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The Final Cut-out
Division Hell
Momentary laps of Talent
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 22, 2012 12:33 pm 
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I've been a huge fan of PF for the last 40 years. My list is:

(1) Wish You Were Here
(2) Meddle
(3) DSOTM
(4) Obscured By Clouds (one of the most under-rated in history)
(5) The Wall
(5) Atom Heart Mother
(6) Animals
(7) Piper At The Gates of Dawn
(8) Saucer Full of Secrets
(9) Division Bell
(10) More
(11) Ummagumma
(12) Momentary Lapse of Reason
(13) The Final Cut

(While Zobriskie Point is not strictly a PF effort, I'd rank it above Momentary Lapse of Reason & The Final Cut)


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'The Final Cut"
"Wish You Were Here"


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