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Mojo (UK) - - The 50 Greatest Pink Floyd Songs -

(from The Early Years 1970: Devi/ ation, 2016)

Blissed-out, sun-dazed psy­chotropia. Pos­si­bly the best thing about 2016’s mam­moth Early Years box, the Floyd’s un­used con­tri­bu­tions to the Zabriskie Point sound­track show­case the group at their most ef­fort­less, tele­pathic and agenda-free, con­trast­ing the sun-kissed folk rock tex­tures of Crum­bling Land and its more leisurely cousins (cf. On The High­way; Love Scene Ver­sion 7) with this head mu­sic high-water­mark. Wright and Gil­mour weave exquisitely up to a point at 2:50 when all the drugs kick in. The Verve used to think they were this good. DE

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