Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd - Atom Heart Mother (1970) o Suite of six...

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Pink Floyd Originally formed in 1966 as the Pink Floyd Sound: Bob Close, guitar (quit 1966) Roger Waters, bass Nick Mason, drums Rick Wright, keyboards o Blues, rhythm and blues covers o Psychedelic rock o Barrett experiments more with LSD Music expanded in length Long, detailed improvisations Use more electronic effects Barrett is the driving force for first album Piper at the Gates of Dawn ( 1967) o Barrett replaced by David Gilmour, 1968 o Albums continue practice of long improvisations, electronic effects A Saucerful of Secrets (1968) o Only cut credited to full band o Long instrumental suite Gilmour: “The aural equivalent of a war”
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Unformatted text preview: Atom Heart Mother (1970) o Suite of six movements o Collaboration of entire band o In step with other British progressive bands of the time (Yes, ELP, etc.) Echoes (from Meddle , 1971) o Many slow quadruple tempos o Gradually build to dramatic crescendos o Goes in unexpected musical directions o Waters: An epic sound poem Dark Side of the Moon (1973) o Floyds most successful album o Skillful blend of sound effects and fragments of speech with music and studio technology o Engineered by Alan Parsons Wish You Were Here (1975) Animals (1977) The Wall (1979)...
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