Pulse (live album) by Pink Floyd

Pulse by Pink Floyd
(Live album)
Year: 1995
Overall rank: 3,387th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
76/100 (from 302 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top albums of 1995 (65th)
Award Top albums of the 1990s (602nd)
Award Best albums of all time (3,387th)

Pink Floyd bestography

Pulse is ranked 16th best out of 36 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 81,451.

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Average Rating: 
76/100 (from 302 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 7% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 76.0/100, a mean average of 75.7/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 76.1/100. The standard deviation for this album is 16.6.

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80/100
From 08/18/2022 15:35
A solid live album, though it's a shame the band didn't put out any official live albums during the classic era in the 70s!
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From 06/16/2020 14:00
I was also lucky enough to see Pink Floyd in concert during this tour (Turin), great live album, unlike subsequent studio albums Waters was not missed on this one.
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90/100
From 06/01/2020 21:17
This is one heck of a live album. Okay, so Waters is missing, but the other members really are on top form here and the musicians and backing singers they bring in are top notch.

The first half is made up mostly of songs from Division Bell (this was the tour for that album after all) but the second album features Dark Side of the Moon in its entirety, Wish You Were Here, and Comfortably Numb (with the best version of the solo I am aware of exists. Seriously: check this solo out!!).
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From 10/28/2019 07:51
Amazing Live album
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From 05/27/2018 22:51
I was lucky enough to see Pink Floyd in concert during this tour, and we were at one of the dates where they played DSOTM in its entirety. This album captures much of the live experience, which is exactly what a live album should do. There are some great versions here - Hey You, Run Like Hell, Eclipse. One or two cuts don't stand up to the originals (I'm looking at you, Money), but that doesn't stop this being an exciting listen from beginning to end.
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75/100
From 05/22/2018 00:55
Since when is Pink Floyd live not good?
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From 11/09/2017 18:38
Absolutely fantastic live album. Superior to Delicate Sound of Thunder in my opinion. Definitely worth a listen if you want to hear Floyd live.
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From 03/08/2017 06:33
Gran álbum en vivo, fue una de mis primeras experiencias con Pink Floyd y a la fecha lo estimo bastante
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From 06/01/2014 03:27
The second half includes a full run through of Dark Side of the Moon followed by a killer encore. The first half is pretty good too
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Good / Very Good
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