Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here (CD, Album)

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  1. One of the groundbreaking bands when it comes to progressive rock, Pink Floyd is so progressive its almost tough to tie them down to one specific genre. While some albums favor electronic sounds, such as "Wish You Were Here," others with have a completely psychedelic feel, such as "Dark Side of the Moon.".
  2. Mar 07,  · This album is quite possibly one of Pink FLoyd's most stripped down, emotional albums. Dedicated to the former member Syd Barrett who was kicked out of the band due to increased dimentia, one of the side effects of his constant LSD use. This album unlocks some of the mysterys of the now deceased member/5(74).
  3. Pink Floyd followed the commercial breakthrough of Dark Side of the Moon with Wish You Were Here, a loose concept album about and dedicated to their founding member Syd Barrett/
  4. Sep 26,  · Based on material Pink Floyd composed while performing in Europe, Wish You Were Here was recorded over numerous sessions throughout at Abbey Road Studios in London. The album's themes include criticism of the music business, alienation, and a tribute to founding member Syd Barrett, who left seven years earlier with deteriorating mental health/5(K).
  5. Oct 15,  · Pink Floyd did the same with Wish You Were Here, an album that served not only as a scathing music-industry critique, but also as a moving tribute to original lead singer Syd Barrett.
  6. "Wish You Were Here" is the title track on Pink Floyd's album Wish You Were Here. The song's lyrics encompass writer Roger Waters' feelings of alienation from other people. Like most of the album, it refers to former Pink Floyd member Syd Barrett and his breakdown.
  7. Jun 02,  · Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here () After posting the Pink Floyd mash-up album 'Forever And Ever' I checked out the Magna Qualita Records website to see what else they had on offer, and I found that in the same chap had put together an alternate version of 'Wish You Were Here', with 'Shine On You Crazy Diamond' as one single track, a longer 'Have A Cigar' with a vocal by Roger .
  8. Wish You Were Herewas produced by Pink Floyd as a band with the assistance of engineer Brian Humphries, who had previously worked with the group on the soundtrack album More. Like its predecessor, the album was recorded at the famed Abbey Road Studios. Being that Humphries never worked there before, he encountered some early difficulties.
  9. Apr 05,  · Pink Floyd, Wish You Were Here () So, so you think you can tell Heaven from Hell, Blue skys from pain. Can you tell a green field From a cold steel rail? A smile from a veil? Do you think you.

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