Pink Floyd - Ummagumma

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Re: Pink Floyd - Ummagumma

Post by jtull » Sun Aug 16, 2009 11:50 pm

In my mind Ummagumma is some kind of treshold in whole Pink Floyd story .
If you can get into this album, and if you like it, you are then really a Pink Floyd fan! :D

It's not easiest album to get into, true. But once when it grows on you, you will like it for rest of your life, man! :)

It's weird album, but it's in the same time the triumf of Pink Floyd experimentation! Great work. :-({|=

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Re: Pink Floyd - Ummagumma

Post by Idisaffect » Mon Aug 17, 2009 7:06 am

danielcaux wrote:UPDATE: Sysyphus is the sh!t! especially part IV. Put on your headphones, turn the lights out and listen to it right now! It's like a quick trip to Dante's inferno and back.
Is that with or without the acid?

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Re: Pink Floyd - Ummagumma

Post by Stephen » Mon Aug 17, 2009 9:55 am

The second best Floyd album after DSOTM..or is that Meddle? :-k I can never decide.

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Re: Pink Floyd - Ummagumma

Post by kitkat » Mon Aug 17, 2009 5:21 pm

Ghastly. I agree with The Genius. The album should be discontinued.


STOP THE PRESSES....NO MORE NEW CRAPPAWAPPA ALBUMS!!!

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Re: Pink Floyd - Ummagumma

Post by snifferdog » Mon Aug 17, 2009 6:00 pm

Ummagumma's a bit uneven IMHO but it does have some pointers for the direction in which the band would go. Especially Roger and David's contributions. The Narrow Way Part 3 is very "Floydian" to my ears and like a dry run for something off Dark Side of the Moon. Roger's Grantchester Meadows is a nice guitar ballad in the vein of "If" (though I prefer the version he and David performed on KQED etc). As for the Several Species of Furry Animals...well it may not be pleasing to everyone's ears but it is an early experiment with tape loops.

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Re: Pink Floyd - Ummagumma

Post by Hogtown » Mon Aug 17, 2009 6:20 pm

I still love Sysyphus!!!! My favorite piece live or studio on the album.

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Re: Pink Floyd - Ummagumma

Post by Steph22 » Fri Aug 21, 2009 12:57 am

[quote="jtull"]In my mind Ummagumma is some kind of treshold in whole Pink Floyd story .
If you can get into this album, and if you like it, you are then really a Pink Floyd fan! :D


Brilliant!!

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Re: Pink Floyd - Ummagumma

Post by moom » Fri Aug 21, 2009 4:09 pm

Hogtown wrote:I still love Sysyphus!!!! My favorite piece live or studio on the album.
Especially parts 2 & 4 :twisted:

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Re: Pink Floyd - Ummagumma

Post by TheLazenby » Mon Sep 07, 2009 5:49 am

I'm tempted to go back and listen to the original "Sysyphus" again, having just heard the 'extended mix' from "Ummagumma Revisited" that adds, among other bits and bobs, "The Violent Sequence" (badly spliced in) and a backwards rendition of "Several Species" into the mix. Very odd.

'The Narrow Way Pt. 2' definitely goes on the list of songs that freak me the hell out. That and "Julia Dream".

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Re: Pink Floyd - Ummagumma

Post by LarsO » Sun Oct 25, 2009 8:47 pm

40 years ago this album were released today! Happy birthday! <ii>

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Re: Pink Floyd - Ummagumma

Post by oldperfume » Fri Oct 30, 2009 6:56 pm

The cover alone is worth buying!! The "Live " side is fantastic, especially on a top-notch stereo!!
I like Gilmour's "The Narrow Way" but you can have the rest fo the solo stuff.

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Re: Pink Floyd - Ummagumma

Post by jtull » Fri Oct 30, 2009 7:25 pm

I wonder who sang the orginal harmonies in 'Celestial Voices' (ASOS song) on the studio version?
If I'm not mistaken it's not Gilmour, right?

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Re: Pink Floyd - Ummagumma

Post by stryder » Thu Jan 21, 2010 10:00 pm

I recently got the album and I'm loving it. I listened to it a while back and didn't really like it, but after a recent listen, I'm now really into it.

My fave songs are Sysyphus part III and The Narrow Way part II.

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Re: Pink Floyd - Ummagumma

Post by princessDungan74D » Sun Jan 31, 2010 8:44 pm

I like this album because the music is very odd sounding but in a good way. I prefer the live part of the album though.

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Re: Pink Floyd - Ummagumma

Post by David Smith » Thu Feb 04, 2010 5:19 pm

jtull wrote:I wonder who sang the orginal harmonies in 'Celestial Voices' (ASOS song) on the studio version?
If I'm not mistaken it's not Gilmour, right?
I always thought it was... But then that may be because i couldn't imagine who else would have done it.