Pressed on Heavyweight 180g Vinyl!
Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Albums of All Time - Rated 211/500!
Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs of All Time - "Wish You Were Here" - Rated 324/500!
On its release in 1975 Wish You Were here topped the album charts in both the UK and the US. Reflecting the band's thoughts of the time on the music business, and exploring themes of absence, Wish You Were Here contains the classic cut Shine On You Crazy Diamond, a tribute to founder member Syd Barrett.
"Pink Floyd followed the commercial breakthrough of Dark Side of the Moon with Wish You Were Here, a loose concept album about and dedicated to their founding member Syd Barrett. The record unfolds gradually, as the jazzy textures of "Shine on You Crazy Diamond" reveal its melodic motif, and in its leisurely pace, the album shows itself to be a warmer record than its predecessor. Musically, it's arguably even more impressive, showcasing the group's interplay and David Gilmour's solos in particular..." - allmusic.com
180 Gram Heavyweight Vinyl
Remastered from the Original Analogue Tapes by James Guthrie, Joel Plante and Bernie Grundman
Original Packaging with Black Protective Resealable Outer Sleeve
Original UK release date: September 1975
1. Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Pts 1-5)
2. Welcome To The Machine
1. Have A Cigar
2. Wish You Were Here
3. Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Pts 6-9)