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favorite pink floyd album

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by metalgod502, Nov 17, 2003.

  1. the piper at the gates of dawn

    7 vote(s)
  2. a saucerful of secrets

    0 vote(s)
  3. more

    2 vote(s)
  4. ummagumma

    4 vote(s)
  5. atom heart mother

    3 vote(s)
  6. meddle

    8 vote(s)
  7. obscured by clouds

    2 vote(s)
  8. dark side of the moon

    17 vote(s)
  9. wish you were here

    10 vote(s)
  10. animals

    18 vote(s)
  11. the wall

    7 vote(s)
  12. the final cut

    0 vote(s)
  13. a momentary laps of reason

    1 vote(s)
  14. delicate sounds of thunder (live)

    2 vote(s)
  15. the division bell

    2 vote(s)
  16. pulse (live)

    0 vote(s)
  1. metalgod502

    metalgod502 Guest

    Sep 22, 2003
    il. U.S.A.
    whats your favorite? i have to say wish you were here. i like the vocals.
  2. floydman


    Sep 27, 2002
    southeast CT
    Meddle is my favorite I think. with atom heart mother and the wall close behind.
  3. Aussie Mark

    Aussie Mark I come from a land down under

    Oct 26, 2002
    Sydney, Oz
    Endorsing Artist: Fender; O'Neill Amps; Cave Passive Pedals
    Nice to see another Meddle fan out there
  4. Dark Side of the Moon is without a doubt....their best album. And it's great when played synchronized to the Wizard of Oz...Dark Side of the Rainbow is cool!
  5. The Older Syd Barrett era material is an acquired taste. I voted Meddle..but Ummagumma was a close second...still only have The Older Pink Floyd material on vinyl..never got around to getting 'em on CD...someday.
  6. Justin V

    Justin V

    Dec 27, 2000
    Alameda, CA
    I couldn't decide between Dark Side, Animals, and Wall. So I voted Wall. I don't know, I've got a thing for rock operas and trippy movies.
  7. While I can't find it, this thread has been done, and became quite long, if I recall.
  8. I voted for The Dark Side Of The Moon, because it's in a class by itself. Wish You Were Here would be second choice. The only others I've heard are: Animals, Meddle and The Delicate Sounds Of Thunder.

    How many of you have heard this one?

    I've only heard it once, but it is wild! :)

    Cellos and violas pounding out "Money."

    A must hear. :)

  9. Mike A

    Mike A

    Oct 3, 2002
    Delicate Sound of Thunder baby.

    Disc 1, Track 1 - Shine on you crazy diamond... live.
    Best Floyd I've ever heard.
  10. hateater

    hateater snatch canadian cream

    May 4, 2001
    Eugene, OR
    Meddle or Animals. Youy also left out Is There Anybody Out There? That was The Wall live when Rog was still in the band. Should have been the official release of The Wall.
  11. animals, meddle, wish you were here, dark side. all such classic tracks!

    i really liked a few of david gilmour's solo stuff, too -- the self-titled album, and one i can't remember the name of. "until we sleep" is the opening tune, if i remember correctly.
  12. JPJ

    JPJ Supporting Member

    Apr 21, 2001
    Chicago, IL
    Really depends on my mood. If you're in a really bad/hate the world type mood, Animals is great (and an underappreciated Floyd album in general). If you're in an introspective, wistful mood, Dark Side and Wish You Were Here are great. If you're feelin' kinda bluesey or trippy/spacial, then Meddle is hard to beat. And, of course, if you feel like you're losing your mind, just put "Careful with that Axe Eugene" on a loop and start bouncing off the walls! :D
  13. My fave is definitely Piper At The Gates of Dawn. Syd Barrett was a genius (IMO of course)
  14. There is a forum for records, cds, members songs etc.

    Moved to recordings.
  15. floydman


    Sep 27, 2002
    southeast CT
    Yes I have. I love how they do Breathe and Money.
  16. datbassmon


    Jan 24, 2003
    no Works or Relics....
    Have to go with More, then...
    Although Obscured be clouds is close behind...
    I really like their earlier stuff...though I like it all.
  17. Jimbo


    Dec 4, 2000
    Philadelphia, PA
    i agree JPJ

    animals if often overlooked by most. it gets my vote.

  18. Animals for me too. Also my favorite Floyd album
  19. datbassmon


    Jan 24, 2003
    Have you heard les claypool's cover of animals with the frog brigade...?
    It is quite good...he seems to treat floyd's material with such...reverence...
  20. Pako

    Pako Are we having fun yet?

    Jul 31, 2002
    USA, Montana
    This should be one of the hardest questions I've seen in along time. I for one can't settle on just one album, depending on my mood, dictates which album is that best (for that situation). Some are certainly Epic, while others just wonder along taking you for the ride. I seem to see Floyd divided into three era's.

    1.) With Sid Barrett
    2.) Without Sid Barrett
    3.) Without Roger Waters

    With that, my favorite era would have to be #2. I like the Beatleskness of the earlier stuff, and can appreciate their new stuff without Roger Waters, but the meat in the middle is what satisfies my hunger for Floyd.

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