The Wall


The Wall
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Artist: Pink Floyd
Released: 1979, 30 November
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  In the Flesh? (Waters) (3:19) Lyrics
  The Thin Ice (Waters) (2:30) Lyrics
  Another Brick in the Wall (Part I) (Waters) (3:11) Lyrics
  The Happiest Days of Our Lives (Waters) (1:51) Lyrics
  Another Brick in the Wall (Part II) (Waters) (4:01) Lyrics
  Mother (Waters) (5:33) Lyrics
  Goodbye Blue Sky (Waters) (2:50) Lyrics
  Empty Spaces (Waters) (2:07) Lyrics
  Young Lust (Waters/Gilmour) (3:33) Lyrics
  10  One of My Turns (Waters) (3:35) Lyrics
  11  Don't Leave Me Now (Waters) (4:17) Lyrics
  12  Another Brick in the Wall (Part III) (Waters) (1:17) Lyrics
  13  Goodbye Cruel World (Waters) (1:15 Lyrics
  14  Hey You (Waters) (4:41) Lyrics
  15  Is There Anybody out There? (Waters) (2:58) Lyrics
  16  Nobody Home (Waters) (3:11) Lyrics
  17  Vera (Waters) (1:30) Lyrics
  18  Bring the Boys Back Home (Waters) (1:26) Lyrics
  19  Comfortably Numb (Gilmour/Waters) (6:24) Lyrics
  20  The Show Must Go on (Waters) (1:37) Lyrics
  21  In the Flesh (Waters) (4:16) Lyrics
  22  Run Like Hell (Gilmour/Waters) (4:20) Lyrics
  23  Waiting for the Worms (Waters) (4:02) Lyrics
  24  Stop (Waters) (0:31) Lyrics
  25  The Trial (Waters/Ezrin) (5:20) Lyrics
  26  Outside the Wall (Waters) (1:44) Lyrics
  27  What Shall We Do Now? (Waters) Lyrics
  28  When the Tigers Broke Free (Waters) Lyrics
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Roger Waters - bass guitar, vocals
David Gilmour - guitar, vocals
Nick Mason - drums
Richard Wright - keyboards

Bruce Johnston, Toni Tennille, Joe Chemay, John Joyce, Stan Farber, Jim Haas and the Islington Green School - background vocals
Bob Ezrin - keyboards
Lee Ritenour - rhythm guitar on "Mother" and "One of My Turns"
Jeff Porcaro - drums on "Mother"
Joe Porcaro - snare drum on "Bring the Boys Back Home"
Freddie Mandell - Hammond organ on "In the Flesh"
Michael Kamen, Bob Ezrin - orchestral arrangements

Recorded: April November, 1979
Producers: Bob Ezrin, David Gilmour, Roger Waters
Co-Producer, Engineer: James Guthrie
Cover Design: Gerald Scarfe, Roger Waters

Songs 27, 28 presents only in the movie


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10/10 Andrew Creamer (November 27, 2006)
A simply incomparable journey; Pink Floyd\'s true swan song.
10/10 Floyd Fan (June 24, 2004)
Rarely do you find a two album set this strong. Often times one album is spectacular while the other lacks punch OR both are mediocre at best. Jimmi Hendrix did it with 'Electric Lady Land', The Who did it with 'Tommy'(although there was a couple real bombs on that one)...Pink Floyd did it with 'The Wall'. This is a spectacular two album set, very strong from beginning to end. Although the story it tells is quite depressing at best even David Gilmour claims he refused to do it the way Roger Waters presented it to the band as it was far too depressing in its original form. It had to be brightened up a bit before the rest of the band would even agree to perform it(if you can believe that!). 'The Wall' is a testament to Pink Floyds true musical abilities, there is no doubt these men were geniuses concerning the art of music... Both albums combined tell the story of a man descending into utter madness while simultaneously explaining 'why' hes descending into utter madness. Its done extremely well, an amazing story told by song, however as I get older the story itself seems to become less and less appealing. While the music(instrumentals) on the other hand remains absolutely fantastic. Enjoy!

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