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Pick your favorite in each bracket

Comfortably Numb
5 (35.7%)
Wish You Were Here
9 (64.3%)

Total Members Voted: 14

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Re: Pink Floyd Songs Tournament
« Reply #200 on: July 04, 2017, 11:54:23 AM »
Wish You Were Here.

(This is my favorite Pink Floyd song, but I didn't realize it was others'.)
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Re: Pink Floyd Songs Tournament
« Reply #201 on: July 04, 2017, 12:32:46 PM »
Both a great, but Comfortably Numb speaks to me on a personal level.

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Re: Pink Floyd Songs Tournament
« Reply #202 on: July 04, 2017, 01:36:41 PM »
Both a great, but Comfortably Numb speaks to me on a personal level.

Childhood fever?

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Re: Pink Floyd Songs Tournament
« Reply #203 on: July 04, 2017, 02:00:56 PM »
Wish You Were Here is certainly in the top five of my Pink Floyd songs and I am happy to see it on the verge of winning.
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Re: Pink Floyd Songs Tournament
« Reply #204 on: July 04, 2017, 03:13:11 PM »
Haven't commented here in a while, but I've been voting in most rounds.

This is a pretty meh finals for me. I mean, they're both very, very good songs... just not personal favourites. Wish You Were Here has that added emotional weight that, I suppose makes it an acceptable winner. That Echoes and Time weren't in the final 4 feels very wrong to me though.

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Re: Pink Floyd Songs Tournament
« Reply #205 on: July 04, 2017, 07:24:32 PM »
Both a great, but Comfortably Numb speaks to me on a personal level.

Childhood fever?

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Re: Pink Floyd Songs Tournament
« Reply #206 on: July 04, 2017, 11:38:06 PM »
Personal Top 5 Pink Floyd Songs!

1. Great Gig In the Sky
2. Biding My Time
3. Wish You Were Here
4. Shine on You Crazy Diamond
5. Echoes

Top 5 Pink Floyd Vinyl Sides!
1. Dark Side of the Moon, First side
2. Meddle, Second side (Echoes)
3. The Wall, Second Side (beginning with Goodbye Blue Skies)
4. Wish You Were Here, First Side
5. The Division Bell, First Side
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Re: Pink Floyd Songs Tournament
« Reply #207 on: July 05, 2017, 12:35:16 AM »

2. Biding My Time


Such a great song, I forgot about it since it doesn't appear on a proper album.  Here is a rare video of them playing it in rehearsal:

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Re: Pink Floyd Songs Tournament
« Reply #208 on: July 05, 2017, 12:46:11 AM »
Nice.
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Re: Pink Floyd Songs Tournament
« Reply #209 on: July 05, 2017, 11:38:37 AM »
Boy, I'd have a hard time narrowing it down to a top 5 songs. I'm not even sure I could rank the albums (except that I'd have Animals at the top and More on the bottom).

Anyway, looks like we have a pretty clear winner. Congrats to Wish You Were Here! A solid choice, in my opinion. Not exactly a showpiece for the whole group, but a very touching and lovely song.