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Albums

Artwork/Title

Description

 

The Piper

at the Gates of Dawn

(1967)

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Source: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/3/3c/PinkFloyd-album-piperatthegatesofdawn_300.jpg

The Piper at the Gates of Dawn was Pink Floyd’s

first album and the only album made under Syd Barrett’s Leadership. (Though

he made contributions to A Saucerful of Secrets.) It is considered one of

the most influential albums made because of its influence of psychedelic

rock. The Albums lyrics were about space, and other things.

A

Saucerful of Secrets

(1968)

Saucerful of secrets2.jpg

Source: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/5/54/Saucerful_of_secrets2.jpg

 A Saucer Of Secrets was Pink Floyd’s second

album. Where style changed to progressive rock. During the making off this

album Syd became fore unstable and David Gilmour had joined the band. It is

also the only album by Pink Floyd with all the members in it.

Soundtrack from the Film More

(1969)

MoreCover.jpg

Source: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/4/40/MoreCover.jpg

This was Pink Floyds first full-length soundtrack. This

album was made without Syd.

Ummagumma

(1969)

PinkFloyd-album-ummagummastudio-300.jpg

Source: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/1/16/PinkFloyd-album-ummagummastudio-300.jpg

Ummaguma is a progressive rock album containing 

live material, and songs from the members of the band. The live part of

their disc was recorded at the Mothers Club.

Atom Heart Mother

(1970)

AtomHeartMotherCover.jpeg

Source: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/2/2e/AtomHeartMotherCover.jpeg

Atom Heart Mother was also a progressive rock

album. It ever reached number 1 in the UK charts.

Meddle (1971)

 

MeddleCover.jpeg

Source: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/d/d4/MeddleCover.jpeg

Meddle was another one of Pink Floyd’s progressive

rock album. Meddle is thought of by most of the Pink Floyd fans, the best

album recorded with out Syd.

Obscured by Clouds

(1972)

Obs-235.jpg

Source: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/4/45/Obs-235.jpg

Obscured by Clouds is one of Pink Floyd’s rock

album which was based on the soundtrack for La Vallee. This album was the

first album by Pink Floyd to feature a VCS 3 synthesizer, and also had

electric drums.

The Dark Side of the Moon

(1973)

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/3/3b/Dark_Side_of_the_Moon.png

Dark Side of the Moon is thought of as the bands

most successful album, and their defining work and is thought of as one of

the most influential albums of all time. This album "explores the nature of

human experiences" (Wikipedia.) Roger Waters is thought of as the author to

the lyrics of the album. There was another band Medicine Head who were going

to release a album under the same name but their album failed so Pink Floyd

didn’t have to call their album Eclipse: A Piece for Assorted Lunatics.

Wish You Were Here

(1975)

Source: http://www.allfloyd.com/images/covers/wywh.jpg

Wish You Were Here was  another one of    

Pink Floyds concept albums, and is another one of Pink Floyds best albums.

This album pays tribute to Syd who left the band after their first album. He

even showed up to their studio while they were recording with out telling

them and not having seen any of the members of the bands for 5 years.

Animals

(1977)

Source: http://www.allfloyd.com/images/covers/animals.jpg

Animals another one of their Concept Animals

reached #2 in the UK, and #3 in the US and reached gold certification. It is

similar to

The Wall

(1979)

Source: http://www.allfloyd.com/images/covers/the_wall.jpg

The Wall was Pink Floyd’s rock opera that was a

double album. It was presented live, and was later made into a film. The

album is about being separated from people around you. The Wall is

recognized as one of the greatest albums of all time.

The Final Cut

(1983)

Source: http://www.allfloyd.com/images/covers/finalcut.jpg

This album was the last one with Roger Waters in it. This

album also did have Wright in it after he had been sacked by Rogers. Most

people recognize this as more of a Roger Waters solo album.

A Momentary Lapse of Reason

(1987)

Source: http://www.allfloyd.com/images/covers/moment.jpg

 

This was the first album made without Roger Waters.

Richard Wright was also let back into the band.

A Division Bell

(1994)

Source: http://www.allfloyd.com/images/covers/tdb2.jpg

The Division Bell was the last album made by what

was left of Pink Floyd. The album also made Double Platinum in the U.S.

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December 17, 2008 at 11:15 pm

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  1. What a run during the 70’s…some of my favorite Floyd

    sMan

    May 19, 2009 at 3:13 pm


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