Posted on 29 April 2010.
Pink Floyd is said to be among the most successful bands in history. They gained popularity for their spacey/psychedelic rock music coupled with philosophical lyrics initially and have sold 200 million albums worldwide. The following the top 10 songs of the band.
1. Comfortably Numb
This is perhaps amongst the most popular tracks of Pink Floyd. It came out on in 1979 on their double album ‘The Wall’. The song is especially known for its guitar solos. This was the last song which was performed by Waters, Gilmour, Wright and Mason together.
2. Us and Them
This song belongs to the album, “Dark Side of the Moon”. The keyboard played by Richard Wright and the lyrics formulated by Roger Waters together made this song a hit.
3. Interstellar Overdrive
This song is part of the album titled “Piper at the Gates of Dawn” which was the band’s first album. It has enthralling opening bass riff is one of the most famous tunes in classic rock. The song received widespread critical acclaim when it was first released.
4. Atom Heart Mother
This song belongs to the album of the same name and is said to be the second-longest compilation ever recorded by the band. It is almost 24 minutes long. The entire album is eclectic in nature and the lyrics are truly remarkable.
5. Coming back to life
‘Coming back to life’ was written by David Gilmour and his efforts are definitely notable in the beautifully composed guitar solos that seem to bring a strange sort of calmness to one’s mind.