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Pink Floyd

Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts I-V) (13:40)

Part I (Wright, Waters, Gilmour) begins with the fade-in of a dense G-minor synthesizer pad created with an EMS VCS 3, ARP Solina, a Hammond organ and the sounds of a wine glass harmonica (recycled from an earlier project known as "Household Objects"). This is followed by Minimoog passages followed by a lengthy, bluesy guitar solo played by Gilmour on a Fender Stratocaster (neck pickup) using a heavily compressed…

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  • I can't describe the emotions I get from that saxophone solo at the end.
  • waves of serenity
  • Fucking guitarwork, crazier than on Dogs even
  • This just never gets old
  • I don't know if a more emotional piece of music has ever been written. Absolutely mesmerizing. This song transcends the human condition and unites everything together. A true masterpiece of creation.
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  • Once in a while you find a piece of absolute wonderment; that strikes at your soul, and never misses a clash. Every new listen is novel, and the appreciation never ceases. This is one of those pieces.
  • Inconceivable that music this good will be made again.
  • I would say masterpiece but it's just another scintillating star in the galaxy of pink floyd... luminous...
  • Masterpiece indeed, Gilmour at his best.

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