This is Pink Floyd’s first record since singer-bassist Roger Water’s departure in 1985. Old fans will be surprised by their new, polished sound. The album starts with “Signs of Life,”a smooth, slow moving instrumental. Most of the record’s ten songs (written chiefly by singer-guitarist David Gilmour) are anything but slow-moving, however. “Learning to Fly,” the first single, maintains an infectious beat and smooth guitar riffs. Ending the first side with “On The Turning Away,” one of the album’s most accessible songs.
Not all of “A Momentary Lapse of Reason” works. Songs such as “The Dogs of War” become overly harsh and repetitious. “Yet Another Movie,” which starts the second side, tests the listener’s patience. “Terminal Frost” is an instrumental where David Gilmour’s guitar trades lines with Tom Scott on soprano saxophone. Although not very exciting, it does convey the message of its title. It also prepares the listener for the shock of “Sorrow,” the album’s hardest rocker and closing song.
It starts with a roaring guitar solo and kicks in with a strong beat. It seems to tell the story of a man who wakes up in a world of which its people have been exterminated by nuclear war. The ending words include “There’s an unceasing wind that blows through this night…and a silence that speaks so much louder than words of promises broken.”
Although it would be unfair to compare “A Momentary Lapse of Reason” to some of Pink Floyd’s earlier work, fans will be pleased to know they have established a direction even with absence of Roger Waters. One can find this recording on CBS records.n
Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.
You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.Read more
Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.Read more
Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.Read more
Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.Read more
By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.Read more