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Broken China is a progressive rock solo album released by Pink Floyd keyboard player Richard Wright in 1996. It is a four-part concept album which documents his then wife Mildred's battle with depression, and is very much like a classic Pink Floyd concept album in its structure and overall feel. Two songs, "Reaching for the Rail" and "Breakthrough" feature Sinéad O'Connor on lead vocals, with Wright singing elsewhere. The album was recorded in Wright's personal studio in France. Broken China… read more



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  • This is my favorite album ever. No exaggeration.
  • Very nice love this record and its concept.
  • Controversial, but....I think I would rather this have been a floyd album than the division bell.
  • Very good albom, nice atmosphere and awesome songs.
  • nothing progressive here.
  • ay mama!!!!!
  • Very well said DasT-101. Besides, people, this album was written by Rick to his then-girlfriend, afterwards wife, who suffered from depression on that time. Please read the lyrics and associate them with the expressions on Rick's and Sinéad's voices, and OPEN YOUR MIND AND DON'T BE IGNORANT!
  • Sometimes it's good idea to listen something 'boring' once more, trying to understand what an author wanted to say. Sometimes people listen but don't hear.
  • for PF solo albums, i think the pros and cons of hitch hiking is the best, and this is definitely the most boring.

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