14,714 total votes
Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here is the ninth studio album by the English progressive rock group Pink Floyd, released in September 1975. Inspired by material the group composed while performing across Europe, Wish You Were Here was recorded in numerous sessions at London's Abbey Road Studios. Some of the songs critique the music business, others express alienation, and "Shine On You Crazy Diamond" is a tribute to Syd Barrett, whose mental breakdown had forced him to leave the group several years before. It was lead writer Roger Waters's idea to split "Shine On" into two parts and use it to bookend the album around three new compositions, forming a new concept similar to their pre ... more on Wikipedia

Wish You Were Here is ranked on...

#8 of 4,611 People who voted for Wish You Were Here... also upvote Lord of the Rings Franchise on The Best Movies of All Time also upvote Led Zeppelin on The Best Rock Bands of All Time The Greatest Albums of All Time 1.0M votes This is a list of the greatest albums of all time, created and ranked by music fans worldwide. Music is as subjective as any...
#11 of 594 The Greatest Guitar Rock Albums of All Time 113.3k votes Remember when sex was safe and motorcycles were dangerous, and every rock song had at least a half assed decent guitar solo,...
#15 of 240 The Best Albums That Didn't Win a Grammy 38.3k votes Over the years, there have been a number of times that the Grammy voters have gotten it right with their selections in the m...
#5 of 505 The Greatest Album Covers of All Time 119.1k votes Besides the music, some of the most iconic bands are known for their creative artwork. Often times this extends to their alb...
#2 of 15 The Best Pink Floyd Albums of All Time 5.2k votes Pink Floyd is not only one of the greatest prog rock bands, greatest art rock bands, but most importantly, one of the best b...