Brain Damage (track) by Pink Floyd

Brain Damage
Brain Damage by Pink Floyd
Year: 1973
From the album The Dark Side Of The Moon (track #9)
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This track is rated in the top 1% of all tracks on BestEverAlbums.com. This track has a Bayesian average rating of 91.9/100, a mean average of 90.9/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 92.0/100. The standard deviation for this track is 12.4.

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From 09/12/2018 00:10
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From 02/23/2018 15:56
Best writing on the album if you ask me.

"And if the band you're in starts playing different tunes, I'll see you on the dark side of the moon"

Incredible.
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From 08/17/2017 19:27
Excellent Track
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From 03/14/2017 15:33
Ties the album together like ribbon on a Christmas present. A hint of melancholy colours it perfectly, while the drama of the chorus combined with those hopeful lyrics make this a sonorous, wonderful rock track indeed.

Speaks to the listener with an artful brilliance that isn't present on any other record, ultimately hammering home the themes of DSOTM. What an exceptional song.
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From 11/22/2016 16:28
Reminds me a lot of "Dear Prudence" for some reason :) Awesome song!
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From 06/03/2016 05:52
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From 08/20/2015 14:03
Maybe my favourite off the album
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From 03/23/2015 16:50
I am starting to piece together what this album has been about... I think i'll take that into consideration when writing that review.

Is the lunatic in the paper the same lunatic who's reading the paper. Or does the lunatic in the paper remind the reader of the madness that life can bring? Open to interpretation I guess :)
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From 05/23/2014 01:52
This song, connected with Eclipse, realize the best song of all time
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From 05/23/2013 00:49
You can pretty much call this the title song of the album. It clearly spills out what the whole album is about, plus it has the line "I'll see you on the dark side of the moon."
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