Wish You Were Here (track) by Pink Floyd

Wish You Were Here
Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
Year: 1975
From the album Wish You Were Here (track #4)
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This track is rated in the top 1% of all tracks on BestEverAlbums.com. This track has a mean average rating of 93.0/100. The trimmed mean (excluding outliers) is 94.7/100. The standard deviation for this track is 12.5.

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From 06/20/2019 12:12
Instrumentally, this may be the best thing Pink Floyd had done to that point. Lead guitar was awesome in this title track.
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From 03/23/2019 02:51
Very powerful, engaging and moving song. Gilmour's scat singing as well the tight, yet emotionally powerful chord progression really make it amazing.
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From 12/15/2018 17:14
Umas das maiores baladas já feitas!
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From 11/22/2018 20:40
One of the more straight forward Pink Floyd songs, but I think that's what makes it so special. When the chorus hits, it's so powerful and beautiful, and I feel that it's one of their most heartfelt and emotional songs.
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From 09/03/2018 00:07
Without a doubt the most heartfelt, honest, and impassioned song from Pink Floyd, "Wish You Were Here" starts off with a beautiful opening guitar piece from David Gilmour that perfectly invokes tranquility and warmth
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From 12/05/2017 14:20
Songs don't get any better than Wish you were here.
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From 08/29/2017 20:30
Easily the best Pink Floyd album. Dark Side is overrated,
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From 07/07/2017 16:20
Greatest rock ballad ever from the band who only bothered to create like 5 of them in their career roger waters must be the most underrated lyricist in rock music, imagine the praise bob Dylan would have gotten for penning this track.
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From 01/13/2017 23:30
No doubt, this is one of the best songs of all time!
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From 07/28/2016 12:06
The best song of all time in my opinion.
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