Most emotional Pink Floyd song for you?

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Re: Most emotional Pink Floyd song for you?

Post by drafsack » Sat Jun 15, 2019 2:37 pm

Raving and Drooling (Sheep) always brings back some good memories of seeing them live for the first time - still get a bit of a chill hearing that song crank up as it was the first song I saw them play live

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Re: Most emotional Pink Floyd song for you?

Post by twcc » Sun Jul 21, 2019 12:09 am

^^^
Not sure if 'Moonhead' would qualify as the most emotional Pink Floyd song ? ... however, thanks for the reminder for me to dig out the track on the Continu/ation CD in 'Early Years'.

Rather OD'd on Apollo 11 stuff over the last 24-hours.

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Re: Most emotional Pink Floyd song for you?

Post by ClapHillRoadGang » Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:45 am

For me there can never be just one favorite, so here goes.

1. Take It Back

2. Every version of Learning to Fly especially the cut on Delicate Sound of Thunder with the haunting backing vocals

3. Every version of Comfortably Numb also especially the haunting backing vocals on the cut on Delicate Sound of Thunder

4. One Slip

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Re: Most emotional Pink Floyd song for you?

Post by DarkSideFreak » Thu Aug 15, 2019 1:22 pm

mosespa wrote:
Sun May 06, 2012 10:19 pm
The Gunner's Dream

Especially if I have the temerity to try to sing along. Singing "...and no one kills the children anymore" always makes me choke up a bit.
Agree. For all the criticism I often aim at Roger, that song is stunning. And on the same album, the last time I listened to it I was also affected by "Two Suns in the Sunset" - curious because it's never been a favourite...

From the later career, I nominate two instrumentals:

- Terminal Frost, especially when it builds and that gorgeous saxophone solo suddenly pops up
- Talkin' Hawkin', Durga's backing vocal that echoes her performance of "Great Gig" and always reminds me that she sang "Great Gig" at Rick's funeral... by Rick's request :smt010

From earlier... I'm quite fond of "Stay", especially that choking guitar on the last chorus. Sublime.

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Re: Most emotional Pink Floyd song for you?

Post by theaussiefloydian » Thu Sep 05, 2019 12:20 am

Bit of a tossup, can depend on things like where I am in life. Most consistently it's probably Marooned, because of its extremely lonely aesthetic.
I remember when I was in high school I was tasked with creating what our teacher called an "experimental film". I created a piece about loneliness set to "Marooned" that was effective enough for my teacher to ask if I was suffering from any diagnosable depression once the screening was over.
So yeah, I'd say "Marooned"/

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Re: Most emotional Pink Floyd song for you?

Post by Kerry King » Sun Sep 08, 2019 9:35 pm

Jugband Blues

Wish you were Here

The Final Cut

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Re: Most emotional Pink Floyd song for you?

Post by DarkSideFreak » Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:23 am

Kerry King wrote:
Sun Sep 08, 2019 9:35 pm
Jugband Blues
Right! How could I forget?! ](*,)

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Re: Most emotional Pink Floyd song for you?

Post by Morty » Fri Sep 20, 2019 2:38 pm

It seems like anything from The Wall make me weep like a child that can't have any pudding.

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Re: Most emotional Pink Floyd song for you?

Post by Djgilmour » Sat Sep 21, 2019 4:40 am

This is easy. Their best song and most emotional is

“Through the fish-eyed lens of tear stained eyes
I can barely define the shape of this moment in time”


THE FINAL CUT!

Such great lyric, melody, :-({|= and guitar solo. The best guitar solo ever made!

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Re: Most emotional Pink Floyd song for you?

Post by EarlsFloyd » Sat Oct 26, 2019 1:21 am

rememberaday wrote:
Sun May 06, 2012 3:00 am
For me its Wish You Were Here. That song chokes me up every time I'm a bit sad.
Take it back i think... i was in depression cause my crush hated me (and still hates me to this day)
And Take it Back Always Remembers Me Of Her

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Re: Most emotional Pink Floyd song for you?

Post by mabewa » Sat Oct 26, 2019 1:32 am

Hard to say, as there are so many. But 'Remember a Day' never fails to haunt me.

Other ones (randomly) include Vera, The Final Cut, Coming Back to Life, Sorrow, Time, Wish You were Here, Breathe, Comfortably Numb, Shine On, and Wearing the Inside Out.