History Music / PinkFloyd

20th Jun '16 3:35:55 PM bt8257
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*** "High Hopes", in fact, contains a ''double'' inversion, dropping the title of both the album it's in and the ''next'' album -- the last Pink Floyd album, ''Music/{{The Endless River}}'', borrows its name from the last line of the song:

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*** "High Hopes", in fact, contains a ''double'' inversion, dropping the title of both the album it's in and the ''next'' album -- the last Pink Floyd album, ''Music/{{The Endless River}}'', ''Music/TheEndlessRiver'', borrows its name from the last line of the song:



* BookEnds: [[TropeCodifier No one does it better than them]].

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* BookEnds: {{Bookends}}: [[TropeCodifier No one does it better than them]].better.]]



** ''Music/{{Animals}}'' ("Pigs On The Wing").
** ''Music/TheWall'' (the coda of "Outside The Wall" [[HereWeGoAgain segues into the opening of]] "In The Flesh?" and there's a faintly audible voice saying "[[LampshadeHanging Isn't this where we came in?]]" broken up between the end of the last song and the beginning of the first).

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** ''Music/{{Animals}}'' ("Pigs On The on the Wing").
** ''Music/TheWall'' (the coda of "Outside The the Wall" [[HereWeGoAgain segues into the opening of]] "In The the Flesh?" and there's a faintly audible voice saying "[[LampshadeHanging Isn't this where we came in?]]" broken up between the end of the last song and the beginning of the first).



** ''Music/TheDarkSideOfTheMoon'' has the upbeat "Money", placed after the sad "The Great Gig In The Sky" (although the lyrics are still satirical to say the least). A more proper example from that album would be "Any Colour You Like", a concept-free instrumental jam piece placed as a bridge between the somewhat depressing "Us and Them" and the climactic "Brain Damage".
** ''Music/WishYouWereHere'' has "Have A Cigar", an upbeat and comical piece placed after the dark and gloomy "Welcome To The Machine". Both songs are critiques towards the music industry, but the former does so in a more light-hearted manner.
** ''Music/{{Animals}}'' has both parts of "Pigs On The Wing" at the start and finish. A hopeful love song about the importance of companionship and trust, Waters believed its inclusion on the album was important, saying that without it, ''Music/{{Animals}}'' "would have just been a kind of scream of rage".

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** ''Music/TheDarkSideOfTheMoon'' has the upbeat "Money", placed after the sad "The Great Gig In The in the Sky" (although the lyrics are still satirical to say the least). A more proper example from that album would be "Any Colour You Like", a concept-free instrumental jam piece placed as a bridge between the somewhat depressing "Us and Them" and the climactic "Brain Damage".
** ''Music/WishYouWereHere'' has "Have A a Cigar", an upbeat and comical piece placed after the dark and gloomy "Welcome To The Machine". Both songs are critiques towards the music industry, but the former does so in a more light-hearted manner.
** ''Music/{{Animals}}'' has both parts of "Pigs On The on the Wing" at the start and finish. A hopeful love song about the importance of companionship and trust, Waters believed its inclusion on the album was important, saying that without it, ''Music/{{Animals}}'' "would have just been a kind of scream of rage".



** Waters more successfully imitates a Scottish accent in "Several Species Of Furry Animals Gathered Together In A Cave And Grooving With A Pict", an imitation he reuses for the shouting teacher and cook in ''Music/TheWall''. No doubt helped by the fact that his mother actually was Scottish.

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** Waters more successfully imitates a Scottish accent in "Several Species Of of Furry Animals Gathered Together In A in a Cave And and Grooving With A a Pict", an imitation he reuses for the shouting teacher and cook in ''Music/TheWall''. No doubt helped by the fact that his mother actually was Scottish.



* CarefulWithThatAxe: "Careful With That Axe, Eugene", from the B-side of "Point Me At The Sky", is the [[TropeNamers Trope Namer]], thanks to Roger's sudden shrieks.

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* CarefulWithThatAxe: "Careful With with That Axe, Eugene", from the B-side of "Point Me At The Sky", is the [[TropeNamers Trope Namer]], thanks to Roger's sudden shrieks.



* CunningLinguist: David Gilmour can speak almost [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Trw4Hz-JYPM&index=26&list=PL8CE466F59782EA54 perfect French... and it's delicious!]]. He also know a couple more.

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* CunningLinguist: David Gilmour can speak almost [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Trw4Hz-JYPM&index=26&list=PL8CE466F59782EA54 perfect French... and it's delicious!]]. He also know knows a couple more.



* DemotedToExtra: This happened twice. The first was with Syd Barrett when his erratic behaviour and deteriorating mental health jeopardised the band and David Gilmour was brought in. He only appears on three songs on ''Music/ASaucerfulOfSecrets''[[note]]Wright's "Remember a Day", Waters' "Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun" and his own "Jugband Blues". "Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun" is the only Floyd song with both Barrett and Gilmour on it.[[/note]]. The second time was when Waters actually fired Rick Wright during the sessions for ''Music/TheWall'', but was brought back as a session player and touring keyboardist for ''Music/AMomentaryLapseOfReason'' and its associated tour. He was reinstated as a full partner in the band by the time they began recording ''Music/TheDivisionBell''.
* DissonantSerenity: Well, many songs, but in particular "Speak To Me" ("I've always been mad, I know I've been mad...")

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* DemotedToExtra: This happened twice. The first was with Syd Barrett when his erratic behaviour and deteriorating mental health jeopardised the band and David Gilmour was brought in. He only appears on three songs on ''Music/ASaucerfulOfSecrets''[[note]]Wright's "Remember a Day", Waters' "Set The the Controls For The for the Heart Of The of the Sun" and his own "Jugband Blues". "Set The the Controls For The for the Heart Of The of the Sun" is the only Floyd song with both Barrett and Gilmour on it.[[/note]]. The second time was when Waters actually fired Rick Wright during the sessions for ''Music/TheWall'', but was brought back as a session player and touring keyboardist for ''Music/AMomentaryLapseOfReason'' and its associated tour. He was reinstated as a full partner in the band by the time they began recording ''Music/TheDivisionBell''.
* DissonantSerenity: Well, many songs, but in particular "Speak To to Me" ("I've always been mad, I know I've been mad...")



** Inversion - Barrett, later in life, refused to answer to "Syd," preferring to be addressed by his birth name, Roger.

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** Inversion - Inverted with Syd Barrett, who later in life, refused to answer to "Syd," "Syd", preferring to be addressed by his birth name, Roger.



*** Hell, you can drive this point home with early photos. [[http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f226/SpukiKitty/The%20Pink%20Floyd%20Boys/The%20Band/a4_zpsl3kywcdv.jpg Does this look like]] the [[http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f226/SpukiKitty/The%20Pink%20Floyd%20Boys/The%20Band/d3_zps3nx9dfhd.jpg same band]] that [[http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f226/SpukiKitty/The%20Pink%20Floyd%20Boys/The%20Band/tumblr_mugiy2A4xK1s1qwdeo1_500_zpsed9dbd9e.jpg sang]] "Money", "Welcome To The Machine" and "Pigs (Three Different Ones)" to YOU? Just check out these [[http://tinypic.com/usermedia.php?uo=a6BMdyuA%2FVyrWgrmrSZNAYh4l5k2TGxc#.VgclP2tyT5s videos]] to see [[http://tinypic.com/usermedia.php?uo=a6BMdyuA%2FVyrjJscWvdr%2Foh4l5k2TGxc#.Vgcle2tyT5s how different Pink Floyd was]] (Note, the second video is actually newly rediscovered footage from Series/TopOfThePops once considered LostForever).
** The band as a whole can be this to ProgressiveRock, as many of the tropes associated with that genre are rare or missing from Pink Floyd's music. Use of UncommonTime is rare; David Gilmours solos are slow, bluesy, and firmly rooted in the classic rock sound of the time; the only ProgressiveRock trope they really play completely straight is EpicRocking.

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*** Hell, you can drive this point home with early photos. [[http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f226/SpukiKitty/The%20Pink%20Floyd%20Boys/The%20Band/a4_zpsl3kywcdv.jpg Does this look like]] the [[http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f226/SpukiKitty/The%20Pink%20Floyd%20Boys/The%20Band/d3_zps3nx9dfhd.jpg same band]] that [[http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f226/SpukiKitty/The%20Pink%20Floyd%20Boys/The%20Band/tumblr_mugiy2A4xK1s1qwdeo1_500_zpsed9dbd9e.jpg sang]] "Money", "Welcome To The to the Machine" and "Pigs (Three Different Ones)" to YOU? Just check out these [[http://tinypic.com/usermedia.php?uo=a6BMdyuA%2FVyrWgrmrSZNAYh4l5k2TGxc#.VgclP2tyT5s videos]] to see [[http://tinypic.com/usermedia.php?uo=a6BMdyuA%2FVyrjJscWvdr%2Foh4l5k2TGxc#.Vgcle2tyT5s how different Pink Floyd was]] (Note, the second video is actually newly rediscovered footage from Series/TopOfThePops once considered LostForever).
** The band as a whole can be this to ProgressiveRock, as many of the tropes associated with that genre are rare or missing from Pink Floyd's music. Use of UncommonTime is rare; David Gilmours Gilmour's solos are slow, bluesy, and firmly rooted in the classic rock sound of the time; the only ProgressiveRock trope they really play completely straight is EpicRocking.



** "Dogs" (17:04), "Pigs (Three Different Ones)" (11:26), and "Sheep" (10:18) make up the middle of the ''Music/{{Animals}}'' album. Ironically, the album is [[BookEnds book-ended]] by the two-part "Pigs On The Wing", which when played back-to-back don't even break three minutes.

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** "Dogs" (17:04), "Pigs (Three Different Ones)" (11:26), and "Sheep" (10:18) make up the middle of the ''Music/{{Animals}}'' album. Ironically, the album is [[BookEnds [[{{Bookends}} book-ended]] by the two-part "Pigs On The the Wing", which when played back-to-back don't even break three minutes.
30th May '16 8:12:39 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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*** Hell, you can drive this point home with early photos. [[http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f226/SpukiKitty/The%20Pink%20Floyd%20Boys/The%20Band/a4_zpsl3kywcdv.jpg Does this look like]] the [[http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f226/SpukiKitty/The%20Pink%20Floyd%20Boys/The%20Band/d3_zps3nx9dfhd.jpg same band]] that [[http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f226/SpukiKitty/The%20Pink%20Floyd%20Boys/The%20Band/tumblr_mugiy2A4xK1s1qwdeo1_500_zpsed9dbd9e.jpg sang]] "Money", "Welcome To The Machine" and "Pigs (Three Different Ones)" to YOU? Just check out these [[http://tinypic.com/usermedia.php?uo=a6BMdyuA%2FVyrWgrmrSZNAYh4l5k2TGxc#.VgclP2tyT5s videos]] to see [[http://tinypic.com/usermedia.php?uo=a6BMdyuA%2FVyrjJscWvdr%2Foh4l5k2TGxc#.Vgcle2tyT5s how different Pink Floyd was]] (Note, the second video is actually newly rediscovered footage from TopOfThePops once considered LostForever).

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*** Hell, you can drive this point home with early photos. [[http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f226/SpukiKitty/The%20Pink%20Floyd%20Boys/The%20Band/a4_zpsl3kywcdv.jpg Does this look like]] the [[http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f226/SpukiKitty/The%20Pink%20Floyd%20Boys/The%20Band/d3_zps3nx9dfhd.jpg same band]] that [[http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f226/SpukiKitty/The%20Pink%20Floyd%20Boys/The%20Band/tumblr_mugiy2A4xK1s1qwdeo1_500_zpsed9dbd9e.jpg sang]] "Money", "Welcome To The Machine" and "Pigs (Three Different Ones)" to YOU? Just check out these [[http://tinypic.com/usermedia.php?uo=a6BMdyuA%2FVyrWgrmrSZNAYh4l5k2TGxc#.VgclP2tyT5s videos]] to see [[http://tinypic.com/usermedia.php?uo=a6BMdyuA%2FVyrjJscWvdr%2Foh4l5k2TGxc#.Vgcle2tyT5s how different Pink Floyd was]] (Note, the second video is actually newly rediscovered footage from TopOfThePops Series/TopOfThePops once considered LostForever).
26th Apr '16 6:36:19 PM DavidDelony
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* BoringButPractical: Compared to the other progressive bands, Pink Floyd's musicianship is downright minimalistic.
17th Apr '16 10:24:42 AM NameUndisclosed
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*** This same advert is reused in "Talkin' Hawkin'" from ''The Endless River''.
11th Apr '16 1:05:30 PM Berrenta
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* DoNotCallMePaul: Inversion - Barrett, later in life, refused to answer to "Syd," preferring to be addressed by his birth name, Roger.

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* DoNotCallMePaul: DoNotCallMePaul:
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Inversion - Barrett, later in life, refused to answer to "Syd," preferring to be addressed by his birth name, Roger.


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* DreamsOfFlying: "Learning to Fly" is a song from the point of view of an "Earthbound misfit" imagining himself in flight.
20th Mar '16 11:55:33 PM aye_amber
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** Heck, in the early days, his singing was often the opposite of "screaming, raging bombast". He would sing in a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i9MHlhK_Rio soft, gentle, high, whispery tone.]]
* VocalRangeExceeded: "Welcome To The Machine", where one line required trickery to achieve the right pitch.
-->'''David Gilmour''': It was a line I just couldn't reach so we dropped the tape down half a semitone.
* WalkingShirtlessScene: There's a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5eaISfvXY8 YouTube video from San Tropez]] of The Floyd in rehearsal. And upon looking at the video's comment sections, the concept of these guys being "non-sexy" [[MrFanservice flies right out the window.]]
* WentToTheGreatXInTheSky: "The Great Gig In The Sky".
* WatchItStoned: As with a lot of other prog bands, Pink Floyd have been saddled with this reputation.
* WhatBeautifulEyes: Syd Barrett was famous for [[http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f226/SpukiKitty/The%20Pink%20Floyd%20Boys/Syddy/27.%20syd_zps5bmaniag.jpg his large]], [[http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f226/SpukiKitty/The%20Pink%20Floyd%20Boys/Syddy/26.20syd_zpsikqxxnyt.jpg oft-lined]], [[http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f226/SpukiKitty/The%20Pink%20Floyd%20Boys/Syddy/15syd_zps977aca91.jpg dramatic eyes]]. ** Rick Wright as well, with his [[http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f226/SpukiKitty/The%20Pink%20Floyd%20Boys/Ricky%20and%20Nicky/littlericky3_zpscmzjipnk.png beautiful]] TaremeEyes with heavy lashes.
** Perhaps in acknowledgement of this trope, in the interviews that accompany ''Live at Pompeii,'' Rick's segments are shot in extreme closeup such that [[http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f226/SpukiKitty/The%20Pink%20Floyd%20Boys/Ricky%20and%20Nicky/rickylashes_zpsytoddbzp.png his eyes are the only thing in the frame.]]
* WordSaladTitle: As with many bands of the time period, the name simply makes no sense whatsoever. The band's name was taken from two obscure American bluesmen - [[http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f226/SpukiKitty/pink%20anderson_zpsrq4tqic9.png Pink Anderson]] and [[http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f226/SpukiKitty/floyd-council_zpsvkc8ujon.jpg Floyd Council]] -- who Syd Barrett had albums from in his record collection, taking the name only when the band found out they were sharing a bill with [[NamesTheSame another band called ''The Tea Set,'']] which was the band's name at the time. Barrett basically [[LineOfSightName blurted out the new name]] and it seemed trippy enough that it stuck.

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** Heck, in the early days, his singing was often the opposite of "screaming, raging bombast". bombast." He would sing in a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i9MHlhK_Rio soft, gentle, high, and whispery tone.]]
* VocalRangeExceeded: "Welcome To The Machine", to the Machine," where one line required trickery to achieve the right pitch.
-->'''David Gilmour''':
pitch:
--> '''David Gilmour:'''
It was a line I just couldn't reach so we dropped the tape down half a semitone.
* WalkingShirtlessScene: There's a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5eaISfvXY8 YouTube video from San Tropez]] of The Floyd in rehearsal. And upon looking at the video's comment sections, the concept of these guys being "non-sexy" [[MrFanservice flies right out the window.]]
* WentToTheGreatXInTheSky: "The Great Gig In The Sky".
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* WatchItStoned: As with a lot of other prog bands, Pink Floyd ''Pink Floyd'' have been saddled with this reputation.
* WentToTheGreatXInTheSky: "The Great Gig in the Sky."
* WhatBeautifulEyes: Syd Barrett was famous for [[http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f226/SpukiKitty/The%20Pink%20Floyd%20Boys/Syddy/27.%20syd_zps5bmaniag.jpg his large]], large,]] [[http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f226/SpukiKitty/The%20Pink%20Floyd%20Boys/Syddy/26.20syd_zpsikqxxnyt.jpg oft-lined]], oft-lined,]] [[http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f226/SpukiKitty/The%20Pink%20Floyd%20Boys/Syddy/15syd_zps977aca91.jpg dramatic eyes]]. eyes.]]
** Rick Wright as well, with his [[http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f226/SpukiKitty/The%20Pink%20Floyd%20Boys/Ricky%20and%20Nicky/littlericky3_zpscmzjipnk.png beautiful]] TaremeEyes with heavy lashes.
** Perhaps in acknowledgement of this trope, in the interviews that accompany ''Live at Pompeii,'' Rick's segments are shot in extreme closeup close-up such that [[http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f226/SpukiKitty/The%20Pink%20Floyd%20Boys/Ricky%20and%20Nicky/rickylashes_zpsytoddbzp.png his eyes are the only thing in the frame.]]
* WordSaladTitle: As with many bands of the time period, the name simply makes no sense whatsoever. The band's name was taken from two obscure American bluesmen - -- [[http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f226/SpukiKitty/pink%20anderson_zpsrq4tqic9.png Pink Anderson]] and [[http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f226/SpukiKitty/floyd-council_zpsvkc8ujon.jpg Floyd Council]] -- who Syd Barrett had albums from in his record collection, taking the name only when the band found out they were sharing a bill with [[NamesTheSame another band called ''The Tea Set,'']] which was the band's name at the time. Barrett basically [[LineOfSightName blurted out the new name]] and it seemed trippy enough that it stuck.
11th Mar '16 11:50:22 PM aye_amber
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!!! ...We came in?

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!!! ...!! ...We came in?



** Perhaps in acknowledgement of this trope, in the interviews that accompany ''Live At Pompeii'', Rick's segments are shot in extreme closeup such that [[http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f226/SpukiKitty/The%20Pink%20Floyd%20Boys/Ricky%20and%20Nicky/rickylashes_zpsytoddbzp.png his eyes are the only thing in the frame.]]
* WordSaladTitle: As with many bands of the time period, the name simply makes no sense whatsoever. The band's name was taken from two obscure American bluesmen - [[http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f226/SpukiKitty/pink%20anderson_zpsrq4tqic9.png Pink Anderson]] and [[http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f226/SpukiKitty/floyd-council_zpsvkc8ujon.jpg Floyd Council]] - who Syd Barrett had albums from in his record collection, taking the name only when the band found out they were sharing a bill with [[NamesTheSame another band called The Tea Set]], which was the band's name at the time. Barrett basically [[LineOfSightName blurted out the new name]] and it seemed trippy enough that it stuck.
** Many Floyd bootlegs are credited to 'The Screaming Abdabs', which was a transitory name before they settled on Pink Floyd. The name was later co-opted by a band that featured Allison Moyet, before she paired up with Vince Clarke to form Music/{{Yazoo}}.

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** Perhaps in acknowledgement of this trope, in the interviews that accompany ''Live At Pompeii'', at Pompeii,'' Rick's segments are shot in extreme closeup such that [[http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f226/SpukiKitty/The%20Pink%20Floyd%20Boys/Ricky%20and%20Nicky/rickylashes_zpsytoddbzp.png his eyes are the only thing in the frame.]]
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* WordSaladTitle: As with many bands of the time period, the name simply makes no sense whatsoever. The band's name was taken from two obscure American bluesmen - [[http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f226/SpukiKitty/pink%20anderson_zpsrq4tqic9.png Pink Anderson]] and [[http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f226/SpukiKitty/floyd-council_zpsvkc8ujon.jpg Floyd Council]] - -- who Syd Barrett had albums from in his record collection, taking the name only when the band found out they were sharing a bill with [[NamesTheSame another band called The ''The Tea Set]], Set,'']] which was the band's name at the time. Barrett basically [[LineOfSightName blurted out the new name]] and it seemed trippy enough that it stuck.
** Many Floyd bootlegs are credited to 'The ''The Screaming Abdabs', Abdabs,'' which was a transitory name before they settled on Pink Floyd. ''Pink Floyd.'' The name was later co-opted by a band that featured Allison Moyet, before she paired up with Vince Clarke to form Music/{{Yazoo}}.



** The ''Delicate Sound Of Thunder'' video did credit Waters for the "Original Pig Concept."

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** The ''Delicate Sound Of of Thunder'' video did credit Waters for the "Original Pig Concept."






!!! "Isn't this where...":
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!!! !! "Isn't this where...":
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1st Mar '16 8:34:37 PM UmbraFractus
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** The band as a whole can be this to ProgressiveRock, as many of the tropes associated with that genre are rare or missing from Pink Floyd's music. Use of UncommonTime is rare; David Gilmours solos are slow, bluesy, and firmly rooted in the classic rock sound of the time; the only ProgressiveRock trope they really play completely straight is EpicRocking.
21st Feb '16 7:12:33 PM DavidDelony
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* LoudnessWar: Thankfully averted with the latest batch of remasters in TheNewTens. While some quieter parts have been boosted, there are still plenty of dynamics in the mixes.
20th Feb '16 9:02:55 PM NameUndisclosed
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*** "High Hopes", in fact, contains a ''double'' inversion -- the last Pink Floyd album, ''Music/{{The Endless River}}'', borrows its name from the last line of the song:

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*** "High Hopes", in fact, contains a ''double'' inversion inversion, dropping the title of both the album it's in and the ''next'' album -- the last Pink Floyd album, ''Music/{{The Endless River}}'', borrows its name from the last line of the song:
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