Pink Floyd. What're your favorite albums? Songs?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Decoyx7, Apr 20, 2012.

  1. What's everyone's favorite Pink Floyd albums and songs? General question. I've been in a very Pink Floyd feel lately, what with spring and summer coming. I feel that the cool sunny mornings and chilled out evenings are great sitting and listening to Atom Heart Mother or Meddle. And the warm nights are set perfect with Wish You Were Here or Dark Side.

    I think my favorite albums are:
    1. Meddle
    2. Atom Heart Mother
    3. Dark Side of the Moon
    4. Wish You Were Here
    5. The Wall

    What about you guys?
  2. baileyboy


    Aug 12, 2010
    Tough to choose, but "The Wall" came out when I was a freshman in HS, so is a memorable part of my life. "Have a Cigar" and "Comfortably Numb" are my favorite PF tunes, but there are so many others that are great.
  3. packhowitzer

    packhowitzer 155mm of pure destruction

    Apr 20, 2011
    The Wall
    Dark Side of the Moon
    Wish You Were Here
  4. ffutterman

    ffutterman Talentless Bass Enthusiast Supporting Member

    May 7, 2010
    I think Dark Side of the Moon is their best album, but Meddle is my favorite. That said, my favorite song is probably Breathe (I even made a mix for myself that connects parts 1 & 2)
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  6. coyote1


    Mar 23, 2012
    As great as DSOTM and WYWH are, my fave has to be Animals. It is a band at the height of its collective power and influence making a ferocious statement, and accompanying it with some truly stunning playing and production. For Gilmour in particular, it is a tour de force.
  7. tdub0199


    Mar 4, 2010
    Atlanta, Ga.
    Mine would be....

    Wish you were here
    Dark Side of the Moon
  8. NoiseNinja


    Feb 23, 2011
    My favorite albums are:

    1.Piper At The Gates Of Dawn
    2.A Saucerful of Secrets
    3.Dark Side Of The Moon

    And my favorite songs are:

    Astronomy Domine
    Lucifer Sam
    See Emily Play
    Vegetable Man
  9. tangentmusic

    tangentmusic A figment of our exaggeration

    Aug 17, 2007
    Way Out West
    Wish You Were Here
  10. My list would be very very similar. I might swap out The Wall for the More soundtrack - even if it's not an album in the same way, I've always really liked it a lot, and I was never a huge The Wall fan.
  11. NoiseNinja


    Feb 23, 2011
  12. tdub0199


    Mar 4, 2010
    Atlanta, Ga.
    one of my fav. songs is "Green is the Color" off of the more soundtrack.....
  13. I think I like the mid-period albums between Piper/Saucer and The Wall because Richard Wright was more involved in songwriting.

    Edit: nevermind that was Waters! lol... but I still do like Wright's songs a lot
  14. dastarichoff


    Jul 17, 2011
    My favorite albums are:

    The Wall
    Dark Side of The Moon
    Division Bell

    Favorite songs:
    Yet Another Movie
    Green is the colour
    Money (especially Delicate sound of thunder version)
    Hey You

    That would be pretty much top 5.
  15. handofseven

    handofseven Soaking up the cathode rays... Supporting Member

    Mar 23, 2010
    Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Many favourites, but topping the list, for me, are:



    Wish You Were Here


    Dogs is probably my favourite track off Animals.

    I can't choose from Wish You Were Here. The whole album is just that great.
  16. Freight Train

    Freight Train Earth-based Alternative Scientist, Sex Researcher Supporting Member

    Feb 25, 2012
    Dallas, Texas
    Everything prior to Dark Side of the Moon. Probably Umma Gumma #1, but hard to say.
  17. Flabass

    Flabass Supporting Member

    Aug 11, 2008
    St. Petersburg
    Animals Pigs (Three Different Ones). Love that bass intro.
    Dark Side of the Moon
  18. DiabolicLow B

    DiabolicLow B Supporting Member

    Nov 12, 2009
    Ontario, Canada
    I really like all of their albums, even The Final Cut!

    If I had to pick a favorite album it would be Dark Side Of The Moon with Time as my favorite track.
  19. mellowinman

    mellowinman Free Man Supporting Member

    Oct 19, 2011
    Best albums, in order:

    1. Dark Side of the Moon
    2. Wish You Were Here
    3. The Wall
    4. Animals
    5. Meddle
    6. Obscured by Clouds
    7. Atom Heart Mother
    8. More
    9. Ummagumma
    10. Piper at the Gates of Dawn
  20. elgecko


    Apr 30, 2007
    Anasleim, CA
    Yup! Way underrated in my opinion. My top five look like this:

    1. The Wall

    2. The Final Cut

    3. Animals

    4. Wish You Were Here

    5. Dark Side of the Moon