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The Wall (album) by Pink Floyd 

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The Wall
The Wall by Pink Floyd (1979)
Overall rank: 23rd   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
86/100 (from 2,730 votes)
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Accolades: Top 5 albums of 1979 (2nd)
Top 10 albums of the 1970s (6th)
Top 50 albums of all time (23rd)

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Pink Floyd bestography

The Wall is ranked 3rd 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 173,954.

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The Wall track list

Overall chart history The tracks on this album have an average rating of 85 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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1.In The Flesh?
 88/100 (459 votes)
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2.The Thin Ice
 85/100 (423 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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3.Another Brick In The Wall Part 1
 87/100 (484 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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4.The Happiest Days Of Our Lives
 86/100 (446 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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5.Track pickAnother Brick In The Wall Part 2
 91/100 (756 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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6.Mother
 89/100 (556 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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7.Goodbye Blue Sky
 88/100 (477 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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8.Empty Spaces
 82/100 (391 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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9.Young Lust
 86/100 (443 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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10.One Of My Turns
 83/100 (392 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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11.Don't Leave Me Now
 78/100 (387 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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12.Another Brick In The Wall Part 3
 84/100 (403 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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13.Goodbye Cruel World
 81/100 (386 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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14.Track pickHey You
 91/100 (662 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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15.Is There Anybody Out There?
 85/100 (412 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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16.Nobody Home
 86/100 (410 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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17.Vera
 80/100 (386 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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18.Bring The Boys Back Home
 78/100 (374 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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19.Track pickComfortably Numb
 94/100 (1,054 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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20.The Show Must Go On
 81/100 (380 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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21.In The Flesh
 87/100 (415 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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22.Run Like Hell
 87/100 (443 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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23.Waiting For The Worms
 83/100 (379 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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24.Stop
 78/100 (356 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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25.The Trial
 85/100 (410 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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26.Outside The Wall
 80/100 (367 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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The Wall rankings

The Wall ratings

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86/100 (from 2,730 votes)
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From silask 10/24/2018 15:48
so iconic
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From TheKameraEye 09/21/2018 12:36
The only way to listen to this album is to do it in one sitting.
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From AMusetti 09/08/2018 16:05
This is the Masterpiece of Pink Floyd, Surely. And a Masterpiece of Music of all times. It's perfect conceptually, musically, so hard to superate. The twenty┬┤s century Masterpiece.
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From phopwood 08/25/2018 20:51
Most Pink Floyd purests will rank this album lower. I love Floyd but I feel at at the end of the day your opinion of this release is subject to personal interpretation. I'm drawn to this album because of what I get out of the story. Alienation. The main character raised with no Father, protected from the world by his mother, compounded by fame. An increasing separation from society and reality by chemicals, a childhood and social status. Each experience another brick added to the wall of alienation. Brilliant. Waters vocals at their best capturing the tourment of the character, and Gilmours guitar tone creating the mood and ambiance!
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85/100
From JimagineL 08/24/2018 09:54
I admit i once thought this was as great as this site rates It, but nowadays I don't see the appeal in it anymore, despite It being an above-average record, with some of Pink Floyd's best songs like "Hey You" and "Comfortably Numb". I can't give It a high rating, because I simply don't enjoy listening to It that much anymore.
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From tmbarnes8 08/20/2018 09:29
To me, an easy contender for greatest album of all time. No album better conveys the emotions and imagery they're aiming for than this one, it's executed with perfection. Truly truly masterful creation. 10/10
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From mjp11 07/10/2018 16:48
The end of Pink Floyd's peak era. The Wall is one of those albums that needs to be listened to from beginning to end to really appreciate it. It has a lot of great songs that can be enjoyed on their own (Another Brink pt. 2, Hey You, Comfortably Numb, etc.) but there are also a lot of songs that don't work without the context of the rest of the album. This album is really about telling a story. It's a story of fame and isolation, of how society can warp us into monsters if we're not careful. Roger Waters might've felt like Pink Floyd's popularity was turning him into a monster (a monster that basically destroyed the band) but there's no denying that he made one hell of an album out of those feelings.
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From emptysquares 06/09/2018 22:33
An auto-biographical piece about Roger Waters' early career as a bricklayer and the struggles he had with local authority regulations.
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From Meowtopia 05/29/2018 14:09
While it may not be the most instrumentally diverse and innovating Pink Floyd album, it is certainly one of the most emotionally riveting albums and is a fantastic album. The album seems to be a mashup of several different genres.
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From jdenny2018 05/17/2018 21:29
Pink Floyd's most ambitious album and also their most interesting.
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