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Wish You Were Here (album) by Pink Floyd 

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Wish You Were Here
Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd (1975)
Overall rank: 12th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
90/100 (from 2,560 votes)
  Ratings distribution
Accolades: Best album of 1975 (1st)
Top 10 albums of the 1970s (3rd)
Top 20 albums of all time (12th)

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Pink Floyd bestography

Wish You Were Here is ranked 2nd 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 154,841.

Pink Floyd album bestography « Higher ranked (2nd) This album (12th) Lower ranked (23rd) »
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Members who like this album also like: The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin IV by Led Zeppelin and The Wall by Pink Floyd.

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Average Rating: 
90/100 (from 2,560 votes)
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95/100
From tawtaw 17 hours ago
The greatest Pink Floyd album in my opinion. Both Wish You Were Here and Shine On You Crazy Diamond are better than any track on Dark Side to me.
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From elhenzo 41 hours ago
What an album! Pink Floyd make something very nice here. Damn near perfection!
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100/100
From jackbrown8786 05/12/2017 10:04
The only album cover I have a shirt of!

There are 2 reasons why this isn't in the top 10 on here:

1) Dark Side of the Moon is an obvious contender for best album of all time.

2) A lot of ppl will only put 1 album from a band on their charts b/c there just isn't enough room.

Add it up. With its 90/100 rating (which is too low honestly), this should be in the top 10 but unfortunately the only band that will get an exemption to the "1 album per band" rule for most ppl is The Beatles. (OKC and Kid A are just so different from each other that no one thinks twice when they see both of them on a chart, it's expected). Also, OKC and Kid A don't compete with each other in decade charts b/c they were released in different decades whereas WYWH has to directly compete with DSOTM (not to mention many, many other 70's classics) on "best of the 70's" charts.

This is why WYWH and Animals will always be underrated. However, The Wall is slightly overrated b/c of overexposure - there's even a movie! That's the power of advertising for you though....
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From Komorebi-D 03/23/2017 07:31
Exceptional in every way.
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90/100
From codymacc8 03/23/2017 00:07
Another groundbreaking Pink Floyd album following the success and acclaim of Dark Side of the Moon.

Highlights- Shine On You Crazy Diamond (1-5), Wish You Were Here
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From Smith 03/21/2017 22:08
A great album,all tracks are very good.If you had to pick out a weak track, it would be Welcome To Machine.
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From Ben4 03/14/2017 03:48
My second favorite Floyd album after Dark Side. Shine on You Crazy Diamond and the title track are great. Don't care to much for the other tracks.
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From 22erik22 03/07/2017 09:29
One of the greatest albums ever made! <3
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From illbe 01/31/2017 16:12
Everlasting masterpiece. Favourite track: "Have a Cigar"
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From malfinious 01/28/2017 19:51
My favorite album, bar none.
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Best Albums of 1975
1. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
2. Blood On The Tracks by Bob Dylan
3. Born To Run by Bruce Springsteen
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