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Atom Heart Mother (album) by Pink Floyd 

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Atom Heart Mother
Atom Heart Mother by Pink Floyd (1970)
Overall rank: 500th   Overall chart history
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78/100 (from 734 votes)
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Accolades: Top albums of 1970 (22nd)
Top albums of the 1970s (125th)
Top 500 albums of all time (500th)

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Pink Floyd bestography

Atom Heart Mother is ranked 8th best out of 31 albums by Pink Floyd on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Pink Floyd is The Dark Side Of The Moon which is ranked number 2 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 150,704.

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From FloydMJ 02/09/2017 22:31
The cow, the suite, the breakfast - AHM feels unique (like most of their records) and is the beginning of an outrageous run of albums released throughout the 70s.
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From Cjbest 02/09/2017 00:10
I think AHM Suite is Floyd's best piece ever, fairly closely followed by Echoes off Meddle. Imho, DSOTM was an over-commercial disappointment although I have to say when I heard it live at The Rainbow before the album was released I did think it was brilliant. What changed between them performing it live and the album, I don't know - probably it was me!!
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From CJMishellsan 01/11/2017 21:13
Could have been one of their greatest albums if they cut the Suit by about 5 minutes and replaced the atrocity that is Alan's Psychedelic Breakfast.
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From albumceleste 11/21/2016 02:16
The orchestral main melody on AHMsuite, If anticipating The Wall's Goddbye cruel world and David's Fat old sun are the best moments.
Unless you're really into PF you can skip it without regrets.
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75/100
From flamingyesdept 07/01/2016 19:14
Summer '68 is probably my favourite Floyd track
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From TheSmiths82-87 06/22/2016 13:51
First of all, I cannot be too objective about instrumentals, and bearing in mind the opening title track instrumental is 23 minutes, I can only say it would appeal to me much more if it was about 15 minutes shorter and had a few words to it. But as instrumentals go, I do like some of it, it is simply way too long.

The main three tracks which have a vocal are If by Waters, Summer '68 by Wright and Fat Old Sun by Gilmour. These are all infinitely more interesting than the two overdrawn instrumentals. All three are on a par with each other, maybe Fat Old Sun is just about the pick of the bunch.
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From nitomano 06/05/2016 04:52
Favoritas: If, Fat Old Sun, Atom Heart Mother
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From garycottier 05/11/2016 15:49
Atom heart mother, is always thought of as the album with the cow on the cover. It's not Pink Floyd's best, but it does have some good stuff. The title track/suite on side one is okay, it's nice enough but still, so what? The second side features songs; Roger Waters', if, is excellent, probably the best track on the album. Wright's, summer '68, and Gilmour's, fat old sun, are decent. Alan's psychedelic breakfast, is okay, but like side one a little indulgent. Not a bad album, it's good that Pink Floyd have it in their catalogue, if only for that cover.
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From Steppenwolf666 01/28/2016 16:59
This and Obscured by clouds are their worst albums, which tells you how good the rest are.
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From Rich150 12/16/2015 20:46
It's not Wish you Were Here but definitely the beginning of the Pink Floyd that most people know....I like this album and it's well worth a listen.
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