TheWire wrote:rockchalk86 wrote:TheWire wrote:when did the calls start going out on Friday?
Round 2 east coast. By the way, Dark Side and Animals are way cooler than The Wall
Honestly, like REALLY honestly, nobody here has thought about or listened to as much Pink Floyd as me. Without question, The Wall is their most spectacular achievement. It is the most original, the most intricate, and the most difficult for the lay person to appreciate. It is by far my favorite album.
With the being said, it is the most difficult album for a non-fan to listen to. It is not meant to be periphery music; it is made to touch your soul on a very solemn level. I definitely do not listen to this album the most. If you were comparing it to a book, it would NOT be an easy read.
Dark side is by far the easiest album to get through, but it is because many of the songs are similar in nature. It is not a bad thing, but it just doesn't push the audience like The Wall.
The album I listen to the most is Wish you were here...because it is their most complete album.
Animals is definitely amazing...although it should be clear the the majority of fans greatly favor Dogs and Pigs more than sheep (fairly or unfairly, as sheep's value comes from the lyrics as opposed to the music, which is not true of the other two songs).
Ultimately, in all: Wall>Wish you were here>Animals> Dark Side
No real fan really likes Dark side the most, only the occasional listener. Similarly, Pink floyd, themselves, don't view animals as a major achievement...check the wikipedia page for them...
I'd be glad to discuss this more...
Respectfully disagree. Where is Meddle in any discussion of their greatest albums? Meddle: Pink Floyd :: Revolver: Beatles -- A "putting a flag in the ground" type statement that is both an exceptionally achievement in its own right, and a harbinger of future success.
One of these days, Fearless, A Pillow of Winds, Echoes... come on...that album is incredible