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here is the list by the "music critic"
1. Wish You Were Here
2. Comfortably Numb
3. Shine On You Crazy Diamond, Parts 1-5 "..Gilmour is not an extravagant student of sounds, and he never creates an otherworldly moment; compare this, unquestionably his greatest work on record, with say, Steve Howe’s “Going for the One.” There’s really no comparison."
4. Welcome to the Machine
5. Bike
6. Echoes "..Lyrically, we start out with the albatross hanging motionless upon the air, a neat trick, and things go south from there words-wise"
7. Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2)
8. Astronomy Dominé "..The descending guitar line is a little trite"
9-10. Brain Damage/Eclipse "..the big swelling backing vocals are a bit much"
11. The Happiest Days of Our Lives
12. Run Like Hell
13. Money
14. The Great Gig in the Sky
15. Another Brick in the Wall, Part 1
16. Breathe
17. See Emily Play
18. On the Run
19. One of These Days "..Meddle is a poorly produced record"
20. Interstellar Overdrive
21. Arnold Layne "..I don’t know if it’s as good as “In the Year 2525.”
22. Young Lust
23. Any Colour You Like
24. Matilda Mother
25. Speak to Me
26. Mother
27. Us and Them "...this song goes on too long"
28. Hey You
29. Nobody Home
30. Sheep "..Sometimes you actually feel for Waters when it comes to his lazy bandmates"
31. Pigs (Three Different Ones) "..“Big man, pig man / Ha ha / Charade you are.” Charade you are? What the hell is that? Yoda as a drama queen?"
32. Dogs "..This is a very long song, 16 full minutes.."
33. Free Four
34. Not Now John ".. I really don’t get what The Final Cut is about, though I am given to understand that the cut in question was an unkind one indeed, though not as unkind as the one Waters was about to get from his longtime bandmates"
35. Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun
36. Time "..this is probably the worst actual song on Dark Side"
37. Goodbye Cruel World
38. Shine On You Crazy Diamond, Parts 6-9
39. Lucifer Sam
40. Careful With That Axe, Eugene (live, Ummagumma )
41. The Nile Song
42. Main Theme
43. The Gold It’s in the …
44. Jugband Blues
45. When the Tigers Broke Free
46. Cymbaline
47. Summer ’68 "....Lots of fanfares here, shifts in tone and melody, and a gay flugelhorn solo, which no one — no one — had asked for"
48. Let There Be More Light
49. Have a Cigar
50. Waiting for the Worms
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51. Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun (live Ummagumma)
52. Stay
53. Grantchester Meadows "..It goes on too long"
54. The Fletcher Memorial Home
55. Pigs on the Wing, Part 1
56. In the Flesh "..I don’t think Waters was writing a “pity the poor rock star” epic. But I will say that, since his name isn’t David Bowie or Ian Hunter, I’m not all that interested in what he has to say on the subject."
57. Take Up Thy Stethoscope and Walk
58. Astronomy Dominé (live Ummagumma)
59. Ibiza Bar
60. Up the Khyber "..seems a bit random and forced"
61. Chapter 24
62. Apples and Oranges
63. A Saucerful of Secrets (live Ummagumma) "..whenever I really concentrate on some of this band’s “heaviest” stuff, I come away thinking, Jesus, the drummer and keyboardist are sort of low energy.
64. Wot’s … Uh the Deal
65. Paranoid Eyes
66. One Slip
67. Candy and a Currant Bun
68. High Hopes "..You’d think that, in the five years following Momentary Lapse of Reason, Gilmour would have penned a few good songs."
69. The Trial "..you really want to put a sharp stick in your eye before listening to this Sondheim pastiche"
70. A Saucerful of Secrets
71. Remember a Day
72. The Thin Ice
73. Crying Song
74. Flaming
75. Goodbye Blue Sky "..This is somewhat sunk due to the clotted lyrics"
76. Point Me at the Sky
77. Another Brick in the Wall, Part 3 "..Two were enough"
78. Cirrus Minor
79. Fearless "...the performance and production renders it an unhappy listening experience"
80. Lost for Words
81. Keep Talking
82. A Great Day for Freedom "..The lyrics, provided by Gilmour squeeze Samson, contain convoluted constructions like “change, that even with regret, cannot be undone,” whatever that means. Odd that during the recording process no one suggested they be improved."
83. In the Flesh?
84. A Spanish Piece
85. Fat Old Sun
86. More Blues
87. Vera
88. A New Machine, Part 2 ".. Another 39 seconds of the unnecessary 1:45 of the jazz we’d been subjected to just before “Terminal Frost.”
89. A Pillow of Winds
90. Terminal Frost "...the second side of Momentary Lapse was shaping up to be by far the least interesting side of music .. since the dreadful days of Ummagumma."
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91. A New Machine, Part 1
92. San Tropez
93. Don’t Leave Me Now
94. On the Turning Away "...It wasn’t good enough to be on a Floyd release"
95. Quicksilver
96. The Gnome "...it’s hard to come up with one Barrett song that’s as good as, say, “Waterloo Sunset” or even “Pictures of Matchstick Men.”
97. What Do You Want From Me
98. Party Sequence
99. Green Is the Colour
100. Learning to Fly "...It’s an overproduced, fraudulent piece of commercial crap"
101. Your Possible Pasts
102. Signs of Life
103. If
104. Corporal Clegg "....This is a downright comical example of how bad Pink Floyd was immediately post-Barrett"
105. It Would Be So Nice / Julia Dream "...Has everything a pop song should have ... except a melody, or a point"
106. The Narrow Way "...Ummagumma is by far the worst album by a major band of the progressive-rock era, and that includes Tales From Topographic Oceans, Brain Salad Surgery, and Leftoverture"
107. Sorrow
108. Get Your Filthy Hands Off My Desert
109. Poles Apart
110. Biding My Time
111. Coming Back to Life
112. The Hero’s Return
113. Paint Box
114. Take It Back "...musically undistinguished track from this surpassingly lame album"
115. Careful With That Axe, Eugene
116. The Post-War Dream
117. Dramatic Theme
118. Southampton Dock
119. Childhood’s End
120. Sysyphus, Parts 1–4
121. Wearing the Inside Out
122. Scarecrow
123. Mudmen "...not-all-that-interesting funny guitar noise" (this is a pretty cool mellow song- ozbeck)
124. Marooned "...Marooned is how you feel listening to this pallid, five-minute-and-thirty-second guitar solo."
125. Is There Anybody Out There?
126. One of the Few
127. One of My Turns
141-128. The 14 tracks of The Endless River
142. Burning Bridges "...Wright, supposedly the band’s secret musical weapon, rarely produced an actual good, you know, song"
143. Empty Spaces
144. The Grand Vizier’s Garden Party "...There are three parts to this sad waste of vinyl (then) and innocent ones and zeroes (today)"
145. The Show Must Go On
146. See-Saw
147. Alan’s Psychedelic Breakfast
148. The Gunner’s Dream "...labored, clotted, and overwrought assault on the finer sensibilities of just about anyone who might actually listen to it"
149. Absolutely Curtains
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150. Outside the Wall "...it’s pretty lame"
151. Pigs on the Wing, Part 2
152. The Dogs of War
153. When You’re In
154. Seamus
155. Stop
156. The Final Cut
157. Bring the Boys Back Home
158. Julia Dream
159. Cluster One "...they forget to include an actual song. Nothing ever happens. And the noodling isn’t that good"
160. Pow R. Toc H. "...It seems to go on for an eternity"
161. Obscured by Clouds
162. Several Species of Small Furry Animals Gathered Together in a Cave and Grooving With a Pict
163. Atom Heart Mother
164. Two Suns in the Sunset
165. Round and Around "...They’d had more than a decade to come up with new songs. This made the cut?"
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