Pulse

Pulse

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by Pink Floyd
     
 

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Pink Floyd claim they had no intention of recording another live album when they began the Division Bell tour, but performing The Dark Side of the Moon in its entirety convinced the group to release another double-live set, called Pulse. There's no question that the group is comprised of talented

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Pink Floyd claim they had no intention of recording another live album when they began the Division Bell tour, but performing The Dark Side of the Moon in its entirety convinced the group to release another double-live set, called Pulse. There's no question that the group is comprised of talented musicians, including the number of studio professionals that augmented the trio on tour. Whether they're inspired musicians is up to debate. A large part of Pink Floyd's live show is based on the always impressive visuals; on the Division Bell tour, they closed each show with an unprecedented laser extravaganza. In order for the visuals and the music to coincide, the group needed to play the sets as tightly as possible, with little improvisation. Consequently, an audio version of this concert, separated from the visuals, is disappointing. Pink Floyd play the greatest hits and the new songs professionally, yet the versions differ only slightly from the original recordings, making Pulse a tepid experience.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/10/1995
Label:
Sony
UPC:
0074646706428
catalogNumber:
67064
Rank:
10041

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Pink Floyd   Primary Artist
Nick Mason   Percussion,Drums
Tim Renwick   Guitar,Vocals
Richard Wright   Keyboards,Vocals
Sam Brown   Background Vocals
Jon Carin   Synthesizer,Keyboards,Vocals
Claudia Fontaine   Background Vocals
David Gilmour   Guitar,Vocals
Durga McBroom   Background Vocals
Dick Parry   Saxophone
Guy Pratt   Bass,Bass Guitar,Vocals
Gary Wallis   Percussion
Sam Leigh Brown   Background Vocals

Technical Credits

Syd Barrett   Composer
Roger Waters   Composer
Nick Mason   Composer
Richard Wright   Composer
Clive Brooks   Drum Technician
Jon Carin   Composer
Bob Ezrin   Composer
David Gilmour   Composer,Producer,Engineer
James Guthrie   Producer,Engineer
Robert Lou Llewellyn   Cover Photo
Tony May   Cover Photo
Anthony More   Composer
Phil "Philthy Animal" Taylor   Guitar Techician,Backline Technician
Adey Wilson   Guitar Techician
Jon Crossland   Cover Design
Roger Robindore   Recording Equipment
Storm Thorgerson   Cover Design
Andy Earl   Cover Photo
Peter Curzon   Artwork,Graphic Design,Illustrations
Julien Mills   Artwork,Graphic Design,Illustrations
Rupert Truman   Cover Photo
Finlay Cowan   Cover Design
Sid Pryce   Bass Technician,Instrument Technician
Rene Weis   Recording Equipment
Alain Aboulker   Recording Equipment
Seth Goldman   Monitor Mixer
Clint Lockyer   Percussion Technician
Polly Samson   Composer

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Pulse 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 17 reviews.
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Pink Floyd is an utterly amazing band, in the studio and on the stage. Pulse is a staggering collection of Pink Floyd's best while they are at their best. It is almost impossible to just like one song on the CDs; both of them are like a very long and emotional journey. I loved it.
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A Must Have, featuring a great deal of Pink Floyd songs old and new. Opening up with the greatest version of ''Shine On You Crazy Diamond'' I've ever heard, and then continuing into ''Astronomy Domine'', then a tour de force of newer stuff from A Momentary Lapse Of Reason and The Division Bell: ''What Do You Want From Me'', ''Learning To Fly'', ''Keep Talking'', and ''Coming Back To Life'', after that a stunning performance of ''Hey You'', and then back to newer songs: ''A Great Day For Freedom'', a truly wonderful version of ''Sorrow'', and ''High Hopes'', and then an extended version of ''Another Brick In The Wall Pt. 2'' beginning with a medley of ''Pt. 1'', and ''The Happiest Days Of Our Lives'', and that's just Disc 1. Disc 2 is comprised of a Collection of songs, that seem to be on the same album, in fact that whole album was performed, what is this album? I Guess it must be, ''DARK SIDE OF THE MOON''!!!!!!!!!!! All the songs sound better than the original, and afterwards, an encore of 3 other Floyd Classics: ''Wish You Were Here'', ''Comfortably Numb'', and ''Run Like Hell'', they all sound better as well, a great way to end a show, and the album. So basically what I'm saying is ''GET THIS ALBUM''.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I bought this cd when I was 15 and I still listen to it almost religiously. There is no album quite like this one in my cd collection.I would recommend this album to anybody.There is not one song on this album that I do not like but, I do have my favorites on disk one I like Shine On You Crazy Diamond, What Do You Want From Me, Hey You,and High Hopes. On disk two my favorites are On The Run(because of the weird way they blend together diffrent sounds),Money,Wish You Were Here,and Comfortably Numb. This was the first Pink Floyd album I ever bought and worth every penny.
Guest More than 1 year ago
this is deffitly one of pinkfloyds best live albums ever.and its a verry great exprence to hear each time. all the songsare great from start to finish.opening with shine on you crazydiamond and then a awesome version of astronmy domine thencarrying on with cuts from momentery lapse of reason andthe divison and disc one closeingwith a extended version with another brick in the wall part 2witch starts with a bit of pt onethen ends with a bit of part 3then to disc 2 with the first 10tracks contain the dark side ofthe moon in its entirty witch was a great treat for all pink floyd fans. and fans learnedthat pink floyd perfromed thatwhole album for the first time in over 2 decades. also closingout with wish you were here with the crowd singing along withdavid gilmour. then takinng itto comftably numb and closing itwith run like hell the cd is great and i would recamend it. also i got to exprence pinkfloydlive when they came to town back in 1994 and its one showi will never forget
Guest More than 1 year ago
this live c.d. rules.the music quality is excellant.i suggest that you should purchase the concert video as well,i have nothing but good things to say about it.
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this is for sure one of pink floyds best live cds. its allwaysgreat to hear this cd when i listen to it. the way it opens is incredible hearing thecherring crowd then the openingchourds of shine on you crazy diamond then the song just totalyrocks a relly awesome 13 minutelive opener. then it goes to agreat rocken performance of astronmy domine then cuts froma momentary lapse of reason and cuts from the division anddisc one closeing with a greatversion of another brick inthe wall part 2. then going to disc 2 with a full awesomeperformance of the classicthe dark side of the moon.then the encoures wish you werehere. plus long version of comftably numb and closeing with a outstanding and long performance of run like hell.the cd is great all the way from the first track to the last.a must for any pinkfloyd fan
Guest More than 1 year ago
I am huge a Pink Floyd fan this album is the pinnacle of music greatest!! Every song on this cd is a classic!!! It's a must have!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I was at this concert and while a concert CD can never bring you back to the show, this one definitely comes close. This CD will not disapoint.
Guest More than 1 year ago
At long last this album completes my pink floyd collection...is it the last brick? The performance and audio quality is absolutely amazing with incredible solos. Hearing some of my favourite songs played a little bit differently made my passion for pink floyd even greater. a must have in any collection
Guest More than 1 year ago
I saw this DVD when my dad bought it, and my girlfriend just recently bought me the CD. It is unbelievable how clear the show sounds, and how the band is not drowned out by the crowd. Not to mention Pink Floyd is one of my favorite bands of all time. David Gilmore is one of the best guitarists EVER, and this show proves it!! Trust me, this CD is worth every penny.
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I've never heard it yet, but I know its great.
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