Pink Floyd - The Wall

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Re: Pink Floyd - The Wall

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ZiggyZipgun wrote: Sun Aug 01, 2021 10:31 pm

Or at least that other wall that Trump and his xenophobic administration never finished? And can we keep it all to one thread, please and thank you.
You have no authority here, Fascist. Piss off.

But, yeah...how about that Wall album? Great, innit?
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Just admit that you're still bitter about Roger trashing "Dubya" in "Leaving Beirut".
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ZiggyZipgun wrote: Mon Aug 02, 2021 3:27 am Just admit that you're still bitter about Roger trashing "Dubya" in "Leaving Beirut".
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Boy, have you got the wrong guy. Use the search function and find out how I felt about Mush, I mean Douche, I mean Bush waaaaaaaaay back in the day.

Fuck...I trashed him in the cover of "Pigs (Three Different Ones)" that I did for the first Tribute Album.

And yeah...that Wall album; it's pretty feckin' ACES!!
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It might be the least enjoyable Pink Floyd album. The whole premise of a "rock opera" is pretty fucking stupid in the first place, because it's the wrong audience, the wrong atmosphere, and the wrong dynamic range. Pink Floyd were able to do it better than anyone - including Roger - but by working within the "rock" genre (a misused term but it'll suffice), it just ends up being a musical. It's about as edgy as Cats. The Ring of the Nibelung is 17 hours long, and there's no filler. As soon as you say it's "rock" you're immediately locked in to multiples of 44 minutes - is it a single album? A double? A triple? This is how it starts and here's where it ends - now you just need about an hour of filler and it will be a "rock opera". The music-buying public at large has favored shorter and shorter formats, because they know filler when they hear it. As Phil Spector put it, LPs are "two hits and ten pieces of junk." I'd be content with a Wall EP:

1. The Thin Ice
2. Mother
3. Hey You
4. Is There Anybody Out There?
5. Goodbye Blue Sky
6. Run Like Hell
7. Comfortably Numb

If we'd raise taxes to fund arts education programs in public schools, maybe "rock" audiences would acquire an appreciation for real opera.
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ZiggyZipgun wrote: Sun Aug 01, 2021 6:14 pm Oooh ma, oooh pa, must the show go on

Goodbye cruel world, it's over, walk on by

Close your ears and eyes, be on your way
So Waters struggled through a few bars of G / C but had to dig out Ummagumma to find his way to D and back? This is daft even for you.

(yes I am aware TNW is in a different key)
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I wasn't claiming he nicked it, just pointing out the similarity.
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I think it is time to get back on topic, chaps.
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Hell, I thought we were.
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"Time" is a song from a different album, Boss. Stay on topic, please. :P
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This show was hilarious - there was a problem with the hydraulic platform used to bring up Mason's drums for the 'fascist' section which meant the MC Gary Yudman had to improvise in his slow voice for 10 mins, with the crowd getting increasingly impatient. They finally got going only for the drums to slowly start to descend again, Waters laughing at Mason's apparent peril. It's nice to have a decent recording finally.
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Just imagine that footage and the rest of the Earls Court footage in HD
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This album, it is such an amazing album. Words can't describe it, the music, the story, it's a perfect album. 5/5
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azza200 wrote: Tue Aug 03, 2021 5:53 pm Just imagine that footage and the rest of the Earls Court footage in HD
Its still in HD in my memory